Sat, May 26, 2018 | 05:20

Today is Saturday, May 26, the 146th day of 2018. There are 219 days left in the year.

1596 — England, France & Netherlands signs Drievoudig Covenant against Spain

1637 — First battle of Pequot at New Haven CT kills 500 Indians

1647 — Massachusetts disallows priest access to colony

1790 — Territory South of River Ohio created by Congress

1798 — British kill about 500 Irish insurgents at the Battle of Tara

1896 — Last Czar of Russia, Nicholas II, crowned

1898 — 32nd Belmont Stakes: F Littlefield aboard Bowling Brook wins in 2:32

1903 — Start of Sherlock Holmes “The Adventure of the 3 Gables” (BG)

1926 — Lebanon adopts constitution

1927 — Ford Motor Company manufactures its 15 millionth Model T automobile

1930 — The U.S. Supreme Court rules buying liquor does not violate the Constitution