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Historical Events Happened In April - 26

Wednesday, 02 September 2015

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

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

1921  On this day 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.  

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

1924  Josef Labor, composer, dies at 82 on April - 26.  

1925  On April - 26 pulitzer prize awarded to Edna Ferber for "So big"  

1926  Karachai Autonomous Region established in RSFSR (until 1943) on this day in history.  

1926  Germany & Russia sign neutrality/peace treaty on this day in history.  

1928  On this day in history madame Tussaud's waxwork exhibition opens in London  

1929  The first non-stop England to India flight lands on April - 26.  

1929  1st non-stop England to India flight lands on April - 26.  

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  

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 this day in history.  

1932  Jean Anouilh's "L'Ermine," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

1932  Bill Lockwood, cricketer (43 wickets in 12 Tests for England), dies on this day in history.  

1933  The birth of Carol Burnett, American actress on this day in history.  

1933  Jewish students are barred from school in Germany on this day in history.  

1935  Frank Boucher is given the NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship permanently for winning it 7 of 11 years on April - 26.  

1935  Frank Boucher is given NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship permanently for winning it 7 of 11 years on April - 26.  

1936  On April - 26 dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 4th Symphony  

1936  On April - 26 tammany Young, American actor (b.1886)  

1937  German-made planes destroy Basque town of Guernica in Spain on April - 26.  

1937  On this day 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 April - 26.  

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

1938  Edmund Husserl, German philosopher (study of phenomenon), dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1940  Carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1941  Y Vaisala discovers asteroid #2091 Sampo on April - 26.  

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

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

1942  Colliery explosion kills 1,549 at Honkeiko Manchuria on this day in history.  

1942  On April - 26 coal mine explosion kills 1,549 at Honkeiko Manchuria  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

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

1564  William Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet) was born on April - 26.  

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

1573  On April - 26 birth of marie de'Medici, Queen of France  

1603  On this day in history birth of francesco Nigetti, composer  

1637  Philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized was born on April - 26.  

1648  Pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706) was born on April - 26.  

Famous Deaths In April - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0757  On this day in history stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies  

1192  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127)  

1196  On this day in history alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies  

1444  On April - 26 robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65  

1476  On April - 26 death of simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453)  

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

1489  On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465)  

1558  On this day in history jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies  

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