What Happened on May 26, 1876

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack Root, Czech-American boxer (First world light heavyweight champion 1903), born in Frahelž, Bohemia, Czech Republic (d. 1963)
Born in 1876

Famous Deaths

  • František Palacký, "Father of the Nation", Czech historian and politician (led Czech National Revival), dies at 77
1876 Highlights

About May 26, 1876

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 147 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini