On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1894

Historical Events

  • German Emanuel Lasker becomes undisputed World Chess Champion by beating Austrian-American defending titleholder Wilhelm Steinitz, 10-5 (4 draws) in Montreal, Canada
1894 Highlights

About May 26, 1894

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini