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Historical Events Happened In April - 26

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

1920  On this day in history h Shapley & H.D. Curtis hold "great debate" on nature of nebulae  

1920  H Shapley & H D Curtis hold "great debate" on nature of nebulae on April - 26, 1920 in history.  

1921  On April - 26, 1921 in history u.S. Naval Detachment left Yugoslavia after administering area around Spalato for 2 years to guarantee transfer of area from Austria to new country  

1922  Hans Sommer, composer, dies at 84 on April - 26, 1922 in history.  

1923  English prince Albert (George VI) marries lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon on this day in history.  

1924  On April - 26, 1924 in history josef Labor, composer, dies at 82  

1925  Pulitzer prize awarded to Edna Ferber for "So big" on April - 26, 1925 in history.  

1926  On April - 26, 1926 in history karachai Autonomous Region established in RSFSR (until 1943)  

1926  Germany & Russia sign neutrality/peace treaty on April - 26, 1926 in history.  

1928  Madame Tussaud's waxwork exhibition opens in London on April - 26, 1928 in history.  

1929  The first non-stop England to India flight lands on this day in history.  

1929  1st non-stop England to India flight lands on this day in history.  

1931  On April - 26, 1931 in history lou Gehrig hits a HR but is called out for passing a runner, the mistake costs him AL home run crown; he & Babe Ruth tie for season  

1931  Lou Gehrig hits a HR but is called out for passing a runner, mistake costs him AL home run crown; he & Babe Ruth tie for season on April - 26, 1931 in history.  

1932  On April - 26, 1932 in history jean Anouilh's "L'Ermine," premieres in Paris  

1932  On April - 26, 1932 in history bill Lockwood, cricketer (43 wickets in 12 Tests for England), dies  

1933  On April - 26, 1933 in history the birth of Carol Burnett, American actress  

1933  On this day in history jewish students are barred from school in Germany  

1935  On this day in history frank Boucher is given the NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship permanently for winning it 7 of 11 years  

1935  On April - 26, 1935 in history frank Boucher is given NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship permanently for winning it 7 of 11 years  

1936  Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 4th Symphony on this day in history.  

1936  Tammany Young, American actor (b.1886) on April - 26, 1936 in history.  

1937  On this day in history german-made planes destroy Basque town of Guernica in Spain  

1937  On April - 26, 1937 in history german-made planes destroy Basque town of Guernica in Spain. The massacre is later painted by Picasso  

1937  German Luftwaffe destroys Basque town of Guernica in Spain on this day in history.  

1938  On this day in history mandatory registration of all property held by Jews inside the Reich, valued Jewish property is to be seized within Greater Germany at a value of approximately eight billion Reichmarks.  

1938  On April - 26, 1938 in history austrian Jews required to register property above 5,000 Reichsmarks  

1938  On April - 26, 1938 in history edmund Husserl, German philosopher (study of phenomenon), dies at 79  

1940  On this day in history carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65  

1941  On this day in history y Vaisala discovers asteroid #2091 Sampo  

1941  On this day in history a tradition begins, 1st organ at a baseball stadium (Chicago Cubs)  

1941  Jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist/educationalist, dies at 74 on April - 26, 1941 in history.  

1942  On April - 26, 1942 in history colliery explosion kills 1,549 at Honkeiko Manchuria  

1942  Coal mine explosion kills 1,549 at Honkeiko Manchuria on April - 26, 1942 in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1319  Jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64) was born on this day in history.  

1538  Giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato) was born on April - 26, 1538 in history.  

1564  On April - 26, 1564 in history birth of william Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet)  

1567  On this day in history birth of nicolas Forme, composer  

1573  Marie de'Medici, Queen of France was born on April - 26, 1573 in history.  

1603  Francesco Nigetti, composer was born on April - 26, 1603 in history.  

1637  On this day in history birth of philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized  

1648  On April - 26, 1648 in history birth of pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706)  

Famous Deaths In April - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0757  Stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies on April - 26, 0757 in history.  

1192  On April - 26, 1192 in history death of emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127)  

1196  Alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies on April - 26, 1196 in history.  

1444  Robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65 on this day in history.  

1476  Death of Simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453) on April - 26, 1476 in history.  

1478  On April - 26, 1478 in history death of giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24  

1489  Death of Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465) on April - 26, 1489 in history.  

1558  Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on April - 26, 1558 in history.