On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1865

Famous Deaths

  • Johann F. Encke, German astronomer (Comet Encke), dies at 73
  • Marcellus Monroe Crocker, US attorney/Union brigadier general, dies at 35
1865 Highlights

About August 26, 1865

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo