On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1878

Historical Events

  • In California, poet and American West outlaw calling himself "Black Bart" makes his last clean getaway when he steals a safe box from a Wells Fargo stagecoach. The empty box found later with a taunting poem inside.
1878 Highlights

About July 26, 1878

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo