On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1864

Historical Events

  • -30] Skirmish along the Totopotomoy Creek, Virginia
  • Battle of Dallas, begins near Paulding County, Georgia (Atlanta Campaign), Union victory (US Civil War)
  • Territory of Montana formed

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Sealsfield, Austrian-American writer, dies at 71
1864 Highlights

About May 26, 1864

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini