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Historical Events In May - 26

Thursday, 08 June 2023

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

1864  On May - 26 ch Sealsfield, writer, dies at 71  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1865  On May - 26 akseli V Gallen-Kallela, Fins painter/graphic artist/illustrator  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1866  On this day in history john Eigenhuis, writer (Tough Workers)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1867  On May - 26 mary, queen of Great Britain/North Ireland  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1868  President Andrew Johnson avoids impeachment by 1 vote on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1868  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 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1868  On this day in history michael Barrett, Irish nationalist, last British public execution  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1869  Boston University is chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1871  On May - 26 camille Huysmans, Belgian premier (1946-47)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1871  Aime Maillart, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1874  2nd Preakness: William Donohue aboard Culpepper wins in 2:56.5 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1874  On May - 26 henry Farman, French aviation pioneer (double decker)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1876  HMS Challenger returns from 128,000-km oceanographic exploration on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1876  On May - 26 frantisek Palacky, Czech historian/MP, dies at 77  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1883  Abd el-Kader, Algerian sultan/religious ruler, dies at about 74 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1884  On May - 26 charles Winninger, Athens Wisc, actor (Charlie Farrell Show)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1886  On May - 26 the birth of Al Jolson, American singer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1886  On May - 26 al Jolson, [Asa Yoelson], jazz singer/silent actor (Mamie, Swanee)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1887  Racetrack betting becomes legal in NY state on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In May - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1264  Prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (d. 1326) was born on this day in history.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  On May - 26 birth of mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  On this day in history birth of mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1603)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1602  Philippe de Champaigne, French painter (d. 1674) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1667  On this day in history birth of abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  On May - 26 birth of s├ębastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In May - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0604  On this day in history augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0735  On May - 26 beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1055  On May - 26 death of margrave Adalbert of Austria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1421  Mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies on May - 26.  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1595  Philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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