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Historical Events In April - 26

Saturday, 23 June 2018

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

1920  On April - 26 h Shapley & H D Curtis hold "great debate" on nature of nebulae  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1922  Hans Sommer, composer, dies at 84 on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1923  On this day in history english prince Albert (George VI) marries lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1924  Josef Labor, composer, dies at 82 on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  Pulitzer prize awarded to Edna Ferber for "So big" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  Karachai Autonomous Region established in RSFSR (until 1943) on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  Germany & Russia sign neutrality/peace treaty on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1928  Madame Tussaud's waxwork exhibition opens in London on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1929  The first non-stop England to India flight lands on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  On April - 26 1st non-stop England to India flight lands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1931  On April - 26 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  On this day in history jean Anouilh's "L'Ermine," premieres in Paris  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  On April - 26 bill Lockwood, cricketer (43 wickets in 12 Tests for England), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  The birth of Carol Burnett, American actress on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  On April - 26 jewish students are barred from school in Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  On April - 26 frank Boucher is given the NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship permanently for winning it 7 of 11 years  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1935  Frank Boucher is given NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship permanently for winning it 7 of 11 years on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 4th Symphony on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  On April - 26 tammany Young, American actor (b.1886)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1937  On April - 26 german-made planes destroy Basque town of Guernica in Spain. The massacre is later painted by Picasso  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1937  On April - 26 german Luftwaffe destroys Basque town of Guernica in Spain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  Austrian Jews required to register property above 5,000 Reichsmarks on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On this day in history edmund Husserl, German philosopher (study of phenomenon), dies at 79  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  Carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65 on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On this day in history y Vaisala discovers asteroid #2091 Sampo  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On April - 26 a tradition begins, 1st organ at a baseball stadium (Chicago Cubs)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On April - 26 jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist/educationalist, dies at 74  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Colliery explosion kills 1,549 at Honkeiko Manchuria on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Coal mine explosion kills 1,549 at Honkeiko Manchuria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In April - 26

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1319  On April - 26 birth of jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1538  On April - 26 birth of giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1564  William Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet) was born on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1567  Nicolas Forme, composer was born on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1573  On April - 26 birth of marie de'Medici, Queen of France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1603  On April - 26 birth of francesco Nigetti, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1637  Philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized was born on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  Pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0757  Stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1192  Death of Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127) on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1196  On April - 26 alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1444  On this day in history robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1476  Death of Simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1478  Death of Giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24 on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1489  Death of Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1558  On April - 26 jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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