On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1884

Historical Events

Sports History

Australian cricket fast bowler Fred Spofforth takes 7-34 & 7-3 against an England XI in a tour match in Birmingham; match over in just 4 hours

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Winninger, American actor (Cafe Metropole, Coney Island, Charlie Farrell Show), born in Athens, Wisconsin (d. 1969)
1884 Highlights

About May 26, 1884

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini