On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1899

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio J. Barrette, French Canadian politician, premier of Quebec, born in Joliette, Quebec, Canada (d. 1968)
  • Otto E. Neugebauer, Austrian-American mathematician and historian, born in Innsbruck, Austria-Hungary (d. 1990)

Pieter Menten

Pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1987)


1899 Highlights

About May 26, 1899

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini