On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1869

Historical Events

  • 1st American steeplechase horserace at Westchester, NY

Famous Birthdays

  • August Halm, German composer, born in Vellberg, Germany (d. 1929)
  • Washington Luís, President of Brazil (1926-30), born in Macaé, Rio de Janeiro (d. 1957)
1869 Highlights

About October 26, 1869

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio