May 1726 in History

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Events in History

  • May 9 Five men arrested during a raid on Mother Clap's molly house in London are executed at Tyburn.
  • May 24 -26] People's revolt due to increase in gin/brandy tax

Birthdays in History

  • May 20 Francis Cotes, English painter (d. 1770)

Deaths in History

  • May 10 Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans, English soldier (b. 1670)
  • May 14 John B Wellekens, poet/painter (Wedding Guests), dies
  • May 14 Moshe Darshan, Rabbi/author (Torat Ahsam), dies