On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1865

Historical Events

  • Battle of Galveston Texas, surrender of Edmund Kirby Smith

Famous Birthdays

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

About May 26, 1865

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 156 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini