On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1907

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Chicago White Sox pitcher Ed Walsh no-hits NY Highlanders, 8-1 in 5 inning game

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Bernard, French physician and haematologist, born in Paris (d. 2006)

Person of interestJohn Wayne

John Wayne [Marion Mitchell Morrison], American actor (Green Berets, True Grit), born in Winterset, Iowa (d. 1979)

Actor John Wayne
John Wayne

Famous Deaths

  • Ida McKinley, US First Lady (1897-1901) and wife of the 25th US President William McKinley, dies at 59