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Historical Events In May - 26

Saturday, 18 January 2020

1894  On May - 26 emanuel Lasker (26) becomes World Champion chess player  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1895  On May - 26 dorothea Lange, US documentary photographer  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  Last Czar of Russia, Nicholas II, crowned on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1898  San Fransisco approves City Charter, allows Municipal ownership of utiliies on May - 26.  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  On May - 26 ernst Bacon, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1900  British troops under Ian Hamilton attack the Vaal in South Africa on this day in history.  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 May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  A pogrom against Jews in Minsk Belorussia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1905  Hans Holewa, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1906  Archaeological Institute of America forms on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  On May - 26 the birth of John Wayne, American actor who made many westerns  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1907  On this day in history chic White Sox Ed Walsh no-hits NY Highlanders, 8-1 in 5 inning game  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1909  Matt Busby, Scottish soccer coach (Manchester United) on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1911  On May - 26 1st Indianapolis 500 auto race is run  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  On this day in history ben Alexander, NV, actor (Dragnet, Outer Gate, Mr Doodles Kicks Off)  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  Actors' Equity Association forms (NYC) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  On May - 26 the Actors' Equity Association is organized  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1913  Fred Bertrand, Belgian politician on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1591  Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer was born on this day in history.  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  On May - 26 birth of sébastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0604  Augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605) on this day in history.  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  Death of Margrave Adalbert of Austria on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1512  On May - 26 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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