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 This day in History - May 26
372 Historic Events for May 26
1773

Hans Georg Nageli, composer

Birth
1781

Bank of North America incorporates in Philadelphia

Event
1782

Joseph Drechsler, composer

Birth
1788

? Clark, England, baby of Mary Clark born without a brain

Birth
1790

Territory South of River Ohio created by Congress

Event
1798

British kill about 500 Irish insurgents at the Battle of Tara

Event
1799

Alexander S Pushkin, Russia, writer (Eugene Onegin)

Birth
1799

August Kopisch, German writer (Die Heinzelm„nnchen von K”ln)

Birth
1805

Lewis and Clark 1st see Rocky Mountains

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1805

Napoleon is crowned king of Italy

Event
1806

Henry Knox Thatcher, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1880

Birth
1818

Michael A Barclay de Tolly, Russian fieldmarshal/War Minister, dies

Death
1822

E de Goncourt, writer

Birth
1824

Brazil is recognized by US

Event
1825

Felipe Gutierrez y Espinoza, composer

Birth
1831

Georg Hermes, German philosopher/theologist (Hermenianen), dies

Death
1832

Fran‡ois-Louis Perne, composer, dies at 59

Death
1834

Portuguese Civil war ends, Dom Miguel capitulates

Event
1835

Edward Porter Alexander, Brig General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1846

Arthur Coquard, composer

Birth
1850

Christine [Elizabeth C] Poolman, Dutch actress (Stupid force)

Birth
1853

Monroe A Althouse, composer

Birth
1856

George Templeton Strong, composer

Birth
1859

Alfred Edward Housman, Bromsgrove England, poet (A Buried Life)

Birth
1860

Garibaldi occupies Palermo Italy

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