What Happened on May 26, 1876

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • HMS Challenger returns from 128,000-km oceanographic exploration

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Root, Austrian-American boxing's 1st light heavyweight champion, born in Frahelž, Bohemia, Czech Republic (d. 1963)

Famous Deaths

  • Frantisek Palacky, Czech historian/MP, dies at 77