What Happened on May 26, 1865

Historical Events

  • US Civil War Battle of Galveston, (Texas) - Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith negotiates a surrender

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert W. Chambers, American artist and fiction writer, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1933)
Born in 1865
1865 Highlights

About May 26, 1865

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 158 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini