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Historical Events For April - 26

Monday, 23 January 2017

1920  On this day in history h Shapley & H.D. Curtis hold "great debate" on nature of nebulae  Click To Search About This In Google

1920  H Shapley & H D Curtis hold "great debate" on nature of nebulae on April - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

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 Search About This In Google

1922  Hans Sommer, composer, dies at 84 on April - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1923  On April - 26 english prince Albert (George VI) marries lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon  Click To Search About This In Google

1924  Josef Labor, composer, dies at 82 on April - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1925  Pulitzer prize awarded to Edna Ferber for "So big" on April - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1926  On April - 26 karachai Autonomous Region established in RSFSR (until 1943)  Click To Search About This In Google

1926  On April - 26 germany & Russia sign neutrality/peace treaty  Click To Search About This In Google

1928  Madame Tussaud's waxwork exhibition opens in London on April - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1929  The first non-stop England to India flight lands on April - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1929  1st non-stop England to India flight lands on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1931  On this day 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  Click To Search About This In Google

1931  On this day in history 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  Click To Search About This In Google

1932  On this day in history jean Anouilh's "L'Ermine," premieres in Paris  Click To Search About This In Google

1932  Bill Lockwood, cricketer (43 wickets in 12 Tests for England), dies on April - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1933  The birth of Carol Burnett, American actress on April - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1933  Jewish students are barred from school in Germany on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1935  Frank Boucher is given the NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship permanently for winning it 7 of 11 years on April - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1935  On April - 26 frank Boucher is given NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship permanently for winning it 7 of 11 years  Click To Search About This In Google

1936  Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 4th Symphony on April - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1936  Tammany Young, American actor (b.1886) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1937  German-made planes destroy Basque town of Guernica in Spain on April - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1937  German-made planes destroy Basque town of Guernica in Spain. The massacre is later painted by Picasso on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1937  On April - 26 german Luftwaffe destroys Basque town of Guernica in Spain  Click To Search About This In Google

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 Search About This In Google

1938  On April - 26 austrian Jews required to register property above 5,000 Reichsmarks  Click To Search About This In Google

1938  Edmund Husserl, German philosopher (study of phenomenon), dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1940  On this day in history carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65  Click To Search About This In Google

1941  Y Vaisala discovers asteroid #2091 Sampo on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1941  A tradition begins, 1st organ at a baseball stadium (Chicago Cubs) on April - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1941  Jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist/educationalist, dies at 74 on April - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1942  Colliery explosion kills 1,549 at Honkeiko Manchuria on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1942  Coal mine explosion kills 1,549 at Honkeiko Manchuria on April - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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)  Click To Search About This In Google

1538  On this day in history birth of giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)  Click To Search About This In Google

1564  On this day in history birth of william Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet)  Click To Search About This In Google

1567  Nicolas Forme, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1573  Marie de'Medici, Queen of France was born on April - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

1603  Francesco Nigetti, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1637  On this day in history birth of philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized  Click To Search About This In Google

1648  On this day in history birth of pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706)  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0757  Stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1192  On April - 26 death of emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127)  Click To Search About This In Google

1196  On April - 26 alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1444  On April - 26 robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65  Click To Search About This In Google

1476  Death of Simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1478  On this day in history death of giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24  Click To Search About This In Google

1489  On April - 26 death of ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465)  Click To Search About This In Google

1558  Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on April - 26.  Click To Search About This In Google

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