On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1858

Historical Events

  • Hamilton Smith patents rotary washing machine in Pittsburgh

Famous Deaths

  • Isac B. Woodbury, American church composer (The Dulcimer), dies at 39
  • Isac Baker Woodbury, American composer, and musicologist (The Dulcimer: Or the New York Collection of Sacred Music), dies at 39
1858 Highlights

About October 26, 1858

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 162 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio