On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1859

Historical Events

  • Dan Sickles is acquitted of murder on grounds of temporary insanity - 1st time this defense used successfully in the US
1859 Highlights

About April 26, 1859

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 10 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus