On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1892

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Wallerstein, German composer, dies at 78

Person of interestWalt Whitman

Walt Whitman, American poet (Leaves of Grass) and volunteer nurse during the Civil War, dies pneumonia at 72

Poet and Nurse Walt Whitman
Poet and Nurse
Walt Whitman