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Historical Events In May - 26

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1864  On May - 26 -30] Skirmish along the Totopotomoy Creek, Virginia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  Ch Sealsfield, writer, dies at 71 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

1865  On May - 26 battle of Galveston TX, surrender of Edmund Kirby Smith  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1866  John Eigenhuis, writer (Tough Workers) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1867  Mary, queen of Great Britain/North Ireland on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1868  On May - 26 president Andrew Johnson avoids impeachment by 1 vote  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1868  On May - 26 michael Barrett, Irish nationalist, last British public execution  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1871  Aime Maillart, composer, dies at 54 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1873  Cornelis G N de Vooys, translator/founder (New Taalgids) on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1874  On this day in history henry Farman, French aviation pioneer (double decker)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1876  On May - 26 jack Root, boxing's 1st light heavyweight champion  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1877  On this day in history isadora Duncan, SF, free form/interpretative dancer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1880  John Curwen, composer, dies at 63 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1883  On this day in history 11th Preakness: G Barbee aboard Jacobus wins in 2:42.5  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1884  Fred Spofforth takes 7-34 & 7-3 vs England XI in 4 hours on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1884  On this day in history fred Spofforth takes 7-34 & 7-3 v England XI in 4 hours  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1886  The birth of Al Jolson, American singer on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1887  On this day in history racetrack betting becomes legal in New York state  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  On this day in history racetrack betting becomes legal in NY state  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  Kurt Edzard, German sculptor (nudes/portraits) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1891  Frederick Bowen Jewson, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1893  Eugene Goossens, London England, conductor/composer (Perseus) on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In May - 26

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1264  On May - 26 birth of prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (d. 1326)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1566  On this day in history birth of mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1591  On May - 26 birth of dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1602  Philippe de Champaigne, French painter (d. 1674) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  On May - 26 birth of abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  SĂ©bastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In May - 26

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

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

0818  Death of Ali ar-Rida, Shia Imam (b. 766) on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1055  On May - 26 death of margrave Adalbert of Austria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1421  On May - 26 mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1512  Bajezid II, governor of Amasja/8th sultan of Turkey, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1609  On this day in history death of cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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