July 26, 1863 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Battle of Salineville Ohio, John Hunt Morgan and 364 troops surrender

Birthdays in History

  • Paul Walden, Latvian chemist (Walden inversion, room-temperature ionic liquid, ethylammonium nitrate), born in Rozulas, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire (d. 1957)

Deaths in History


Person of interestSam Houston

Sam Houston, 1st President of Republic of Texas (1836-38, 1841-44) who helped bring Texas into the United States as a constituent state, dies at 70

Texan Revolutionary Sam Houston
Texan Revolutionary
Sam Houston