May 26, 1868 (150 years ago)
•The impeachment trial of U.S. President Andrew Johnson ends, with Johnson being found not guilty by one vote.

May 26, 1896 (122 years ago)
•Charles Dow publishes the first edition of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

May 26, 1928 (90 years ago)
•The first motion picture is projected publicly in Athens, Greece.

May 26, 1998 (20 years ago)
•The United States Supreme Court rules that Ellis Island, the historic gateway for millions of immigrants, is mainly in the state of New Jersey, not New York.