Historical Events In May - 26
Monday, 10 August 2020
1894 On May - 26 emanuel Lasker (26) becomes World Champion chess player
1895 On May - 26 dorothea Lange, US documentary photographer
1896 On May - 26 dow Jones begins an index of 12 industrial stocks (closing is 40.94)
1896 Last Czar of Russia, Nicholas II, crowned on May - 26.
1896 On this day in history 1st American intercollegiate bicycle race, Manhattan Beach NY
1898 On this day in history san Fransisco approves City Charter, allows Municipal ownership of utiliies
1898 On May - 26 32nd Belmont: F Littlefield aboard Bowling Brook wins in 2:32
1898 Ernst Bacon, composer on this day in history.
1899 On May - 26 otto E Neugebauer, Austrian/US math historian
1900 British troops under Ian Hamilton attack the Vaal in South Africa on May - 26.
1903 Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of 3 Gables" (BG) on May - 26.
1903 On this day in history estes Kefauver, (Sen-D-Tn)
1905 A pogrom against Jews in Minsk Belorussia on this day in history.
1905 Hans Holewa, composer on this day in history.
1905 Alphonse de Rothschild, French banker, dies on May - 26.
1906 On May - 26 archaeological Institute of America forms
1907 On this day in history the birth of John Wayne, American actor who made many westerns
1907 On this day in history chic White Sox Ed Walsh no-hits NY Highlanders, 8-1 in 5 inning game
1907 Carleton Young, NY, actor (Reefer Madness, Pride of the Bowery) on May - 26.
1908 On this day in history at Masjed Soleyman (Ù…Ø³Ø¬Ø¯ Ø³Ù„ÙŠÙ…Ø§Ù†) 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.
1908 On this day in history robert Morley, England, actor (High Road to China, African Queen)
1908 Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indies theologist (Ahmadiyya motion), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1909 Matt Busby, Scottish soccer coach (Manchester United) on this day in history.
1910 On May - 26 adolfo Lopez Mateos, president of Mexico
1911 1st Indianapolis 500 auto race is run on May - 26.
1911 On May - 26 ben Alexander, NV, actor (Dragnet, Outer Gate, Mr Doodles Kicks Off)
1912 Janos KÃ¡dÃ¡r, premier Hungary (1956-58) on this day in history.
1912 On May - 26 jan Blockx, Belgian opera composer (Bride of the Sea), dies at 61
1913 Actors' Equity Association forms (NYC) on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history the Actors' Equity Association is organized
1913 The birth of Peter Cushing, British born film actor on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history fred Bertrand, Belgian politician
1914 On this day in history archie Duncan, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Sherlock Holmes)
1915 H H Asquith forms a coalition government in England on this day in history.