Historical Events For June - 26
Sunday, 25 February 2018
1878 Albert Siklos, composer on this day in history.
1879 Ismael Pasha resigns as khedive of Egypt on this day in history.
1885 Andre Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac) on June - 26.
1886 Margaretha C E "Greta" Beekman, actress (Wrong Poes) on this day in history.
1887 Anthony G de Rothschild, Britain, philanthropist on this day in history.
1891 On June - 26 heinrich Lemacher, composer
1892 The birth of Pearl Buck, American novelist on this day in history.
1892 On June - 26 pearl Sydenstricker Buck, China, author (Good Earth-Nobel 1938)
1893 On June - 26 "Big Bill" Broonzy, Miss, blues singer/guitarist (Blues by Broonzy)
1894 On this day in history karl Benz of Germany receives US patent for gasoline-driven auto
1894 On June - 26 bill Wirges, Buffalo NY, orch leader (Growing Paynes)
1895 On this day in history jankel Adler, Polish painter
1896 1st movie theater in US opens, charging 10 cents for admission on June - 26.
1896 Louis CPR of Orleans, French duke (chosen king of Belgian), dies at 81 on June - 26.
1897 Viola Dana, Brooklyn, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover) on June - 26.
1898 On June - 26 the birth of Willi Messerschmitt, German aircraft designer
1898 On this day in history willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft designer
1900 Dr Walter Reed begins research that beats Yellow Fever on June - 26.
1900 On June - 26 joseph E A "Jo" Spier, Dutch cartoonist/water color painter
1901 Stuart Symington, (Sen-D-Mo) on June - 26.
1902 England establishes Order of Merit on June - 26.
1902 On June - 26 m Wolf & L Carnera discovers asteroid #488 Kreusa
1902 Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of the 3 Garidebs" (BG) on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history order of Merit instituted by King Edward VII
1902 Antonia Brico, Rotterdam Holland, conductor/pianist (Antonia) on this day in history.
1903 Ashley Clarke, president (Venice in Peril Fund) on this day in history.
1904 On June - 26 the birth of Peter Lorre, American film actor
1904 On this day in history peter Lorre, Hungarian/US, actor (M, Casablanca, Beast with 5 Fingers)
1905 On this day in history jack Longland, British director of education (Derbyshire)
1906 On this day in history first Grand Prix held at Le Mans
1906 Hongar Szisz wins 1st Grand-Prix (Le Mans, France) on this day in history.
1906 Stefan Andres, German writer (Wir sind Utopia) on this day in history.
1906 On June - 26 alexander Muir, poet (Maple Leaf Forever), dies at 76
1907 Bolsheviks overthrows transport in Tiflis on this day in history.