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Historical Events In May - 26

Friday, 23 August 2019

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

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

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

1896  On May - 26 last Czar of Russia, Nicholas II, crowned  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1896  1st American intercollegiate bicycle race, Manhattan Beach NY on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  On May - 26 san Fransisco approves City Charter, allows Municipal ownership of utiliies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  On this day in history 32nd Belmont: F Littlefield aboard Bowling Brook wins in 2:32  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1898  Ernst Bacon, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1900  On this day in history british troops under Ian Hamilton attack the Vaal in South Africa  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1903  Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of 3 Gables" (BG) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1903  Estes Kefauver, (Sen-D-Tn) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  On this day in history a pogrom against Jews in Minsk Belorussia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  On May - 26 hans Holewa, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  Alphonse de Rothschild, French banker, dies on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1906  On this day in history archaeological Institute of America forms  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1907  On May - 26 carleton Young, NY, actor (Reefer Madness, Pride of the Bowery)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1908  Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indies theologist (Ahmadiyya motion), dies at 69 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1909  Matt Busby, Scottish soccer coach (Manchester United) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1911  1st Indianapolis 500 auto race is run on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1912  On this day in history janos Kádár, premier Hungary (1956-58)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1913  On May - 26 actors' Equity Association forms (NYC)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1913  On this day in history fred Bertrand, Belgian politician  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1914  On May - 26 archie Duncan, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Sherlock Holmes)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1591  Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer was born on May - 26.  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  Abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

0735  Beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1421  Mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1595  Philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  Death of Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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