On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1861

Historical Events

  • Union blockades towns of New Orleans and Mobile
  • US Postmaster General Blair announces end of postal connection with South
1861 Highlights

About May 26, 1861

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini