On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1905

Historical Events

  • A pogrom against Jews in Minsk, Belorussia

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Holewa, Austrian-born Swedish composer, born in Vienna (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Alphonse de Rothschild, French banker, dies
1905 Highlights

About May 26, 1905

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini