On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1857

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US slave Dred Scott and family freed by owner Henry Taylor Blow, only 3 months after US courts ruled against them in Dred Scott v. Sandford

US Slave Dred Scott
US Slave
Dred Scott

1857 Highlights

About May 26, 1857

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini