On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1898

Historical Events

  • 32nd Belmont: F Littlefield aboard Bowling Brook wins in 2:32
  • San Francisco approves City Charter, allows Municipal ownership of utilities

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Bacon, American composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1990)
  • GĂ©rard Bertouille, Belgian composer, born in Tournai, Belgium (d. 1981)
1898 Highlights

About May 26, 1898

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini