On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1870

Historical Events

  • 1st section of Atlantic City (NJ) Boardwalk opens

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Richard Wagner's opera "Valkyrie", second in his Ring Cycle premieres in Munich, featuring "Ride of the Valkyries"

Composer Richard Wagner
Richard Wagner

1870 Highlights

About June 26, 1870

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 150 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer