On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1878

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Siklós, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1942)
  • Ernest Torrence, Scottish actor (I Cover the Waterfront, Hunchback of Notre Dame), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1933)

Famous Deaths

  • Mercedes of Orléans, Queen of Spain, dies at 18