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Historical Events In May - 26

Sunday, 28 February 2021

1894  Emanuel Lasker (26) becomes World Champion chess player on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1895  Dorothea Lange, US documentary photographer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1896  Dow Jones begins an index of 12 industrial stocks (closing is 40.94) on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1896  Last Czar of Russia, Nicholas II, crowned on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1896  1st American intercollegiate bicycle race, Manhattan Beach NY on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  San Fransisco approves City Charter, allows Municipal ownership of utiliies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  32nd Belmont: F Littlefield aboard Bowling Brook wins in 2:32 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  On this day in history ernst Bacon, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1899  On this day in history otto E Neugebauer, Austrian/US math historian  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  On May - 26 british troops under Ian Hamilton attack the Vaal in South Africa  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1903  Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of 3 Gables" (BG) on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1903  On this day in history estes Kefauver, (Sen-D-Tn)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  On this day in history a pogrom against Jews in Minsk Belorussia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  Hans Holewa, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1905  On this day in history alphonse de Rothschild, French banker, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1906  Archaeological Institute of America forms on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1907  The birth of John Wayne, American actor who made many westerns on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1907  Chic White Sox Ed Walsh no-hits NY Highlanders, 8-1 in 5 inning game on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1907  On this day in history carleton Young, NY, actor (Reefer Madness, Pride of the Bowery)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  On this day in history at Masjed Soleyman (مسجد سليمان) in southwest Persia, the first major commercial oil strike in the Middle East is made. The rights to the resource are quickly acquired by the United Kingdom.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  On May - 26 robert Morley, England, actor (High Road to China, African Queen)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  On May - 26 mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indies theologist (Ahmadiyya motion), dies at 69  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  On this day in history matt Busby, Scottish soccer coach (Manchester United)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1910  Adolfo Lopez Mateos, president of Mexico on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1911  On this day in history 1st Indianapolis 500 auto race is run  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1911  Ben Alexander, NV, actor (Dragnet, Outer Gate, Mr Doodles Kicks Off) on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  On May - 26 janos Kádár, premier Hungary (1956-58)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  On May - 26 jan Blockx, Belgian opera composer (Bride of the Sea), dies at 61  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1913  Actors' Equity Association forms (NYC) on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1913  The Actors' Equity Association is organized on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1913  On this day in history the birth of Peter Cushing, British born film actor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1913  Fred Bertrand, Belgian politician on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  Archie Duncan, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Sherlock Holmes) on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  On May - 26 h H Asquith forms a coalition government in England  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  On May - 26 birth of clement VII, [Giulio de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1523-34)  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  Mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1603) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1591  On this day in history birth of dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1602  On this day in history birth of philippe de Champaigne, French painter (d. 1674)  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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  Sébastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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  Beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0818  On May - 26 death of ali ar-Rida, Shia Imam (b. 766)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1055  On this day in history 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  Bajezid II, governor of Amasja/8th sultan of Turkey, dies on this day in history.  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  On this day in history death of cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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