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Historical Events In May - 26

Friday, 14 June 2024

1864  -30] Skirmish along the Totopotomoy Creek, Virginia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  Ch Sealsfield, writer, dies at 71 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1865  Arrangements are made in New Orleans for the surrender of Confederate forces west of the Mississippi during the U S Civil War on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1865  Battle of Galveston TX, surrender of Edmund Kirby Smith on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1865  On this day in history akseli V Gallen-Kallela, Fins painter/graphic artist/illustrator  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1866  John Eigenhuis, writer (Tough Workers) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1867  Mary, queen of Great Britain/North Ireland on May - 26.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1868  On this day in history president Andrew Johnson avoids impeachment by 1 vote  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1868  On May - 26 the impeachment trial of U S President Andrew Johnson ends in acquittal on all remaining charges, since the Senate again falls one vote short of the two-thirds majority needed for conviction  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1868  On May - 26 michael Barrett, Irish nationalist, last British public execution  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1869  Boston University is chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on May - 26.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1871  Camille Huysmans, Belgian premier (1946-47) on May - 26.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1871  On this day in history aime Maillart, composer, dies at 54  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1873  On this day in history cornelis G N de Vooys, translator/founder (New Taalgids)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1873  On this day in history august Conradi, composer, dies at 51  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1874  2nd Preakness: William Donohue aboard Culpepper wins in 2:56.5 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1874  On this day in history henry Farman, French aviation pioneer (double decker)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1876  HMS Challenger returns from 128,000-km oceanographic exploration on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1876  On this day in history jack Root, boxing's 1st light heavyweight champion  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1876  Frantisek Palacky, Czech historian/MP, dies at 77 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1877  On this day in history isadora Duncan, SF, free form/interpretative dancer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1880  On this day in history john Curwen, composer, dies at 63  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1883  11th Preakness: G Barbee aboard Jacobus wins in 2:42.5 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1883  Abd el-Kader, Algerian sultan/religious ruler, dies at about 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1884  Fred Spofforth takes 7-34 & 7-3 vs England XI in 4 hours on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1884  Fred Spofforth takes 7-34 & 7-3 v England XI in 4 hours on May - 26.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1884  On this day in history charles Winninger, Athens Wisc, actor (Charlie Farrell Show)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1886  On this day in history the birth of Al Jolson, American singer  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1886  On this day in history al Jolson, [Asa Yoelson], jazz singer/silent actor (Mamie, Swanee)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1887  On this day in history racetrack betting becomes legal in New York state  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1887  Racetrack betting becomes legal in NY state on May - 26.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1890  Kurt Edzard, German sculptor (nudes/portraits) on May - 26.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  On May - 26 frederick Bowen Jewson, composer, dies at 67  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1893  On this day in history eugene Goossens, London England, conductor/composer (Perseus)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In May - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1264  On this day in history birth of prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (d. 1326)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1478  Clement VII, [Giulio de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1523-34) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  Mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  Mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1603) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1591  Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1602  On May - 26 birth of philippe de Champaigne, French painter (d. 1674)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1667  Abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  Sébastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In May - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0604  Augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605) on May - 26.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0735  On this day in history beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0818  On this day in history death of ali ar-Rida, Shia Imam (b. 766)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1055  Death of Margrave Adalbert of Austria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1421  On this day in history mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1512  On this day in history bajezid II, governor of Amasja/8th sultan of Turkey, dies  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1595  On this day in history philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  Death of Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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