On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1866

Famous Birthdays

  • William "Kid" Gleason, American baseball utility (St. Louis Browns, NY Giants, Philadelphia Phillies) and manager (Chicago White Sox, during "Black Sox" scandal), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 1933)

Famous Deaths

  • John Kinder Labatt, Irish-Canadian brewer (Labatt Brewing Company) (b. 1803)
1866 Highlights

About October 26, 1866

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 155 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio