What Happened on June 26, 1819

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Abner Doubleday, Union general-major and inventor (baseball), born in Ballston Spa, New York (d. 1893)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Wilhelm Stadler, German composer, dies at 71
  • Slome Duikelar, [Abraham J Swalff], Yiddish writer, dies