On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1865

Historical Events

  • Patrick Francis Healy is 1st African American awarded PhD (from University of Leuven, Belgium)
  • The capital of New Zealand moves from Auckland to Wellington

Famous Birthdays

  • Philipp Scheidemann, German politcian (SPD) and Mayor of Kassel, born in Kassel, Germany (d. 1939)
1865 Highlights

About July 26, 1865

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 155 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo