On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1896

Historical Events

  • Dow Jones index begins with an average of 12 industrial stocks (closing is 40.94)
  • James Dunham murders six people in Campbell, California

CrownRoyal Coronation

Last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II, crowned

1896 Highlights

About May 26, 1896

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini