Historical Events For June - 26
Friday, 02 December 2016
1878 Albert Siklos, composer on this day in history.
1879 On June - 26 ismael Pasha resigns as khedive of Egypt
1885 Andre Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac) on June - 26.
1886 On this day in history margaretha C E "Greta" Beekman, actress (Wrong Poes)
1887 On this day in history anthony G de Rothschild, Britain, philanthropist
1891 Heinrich Lemacher, composer on June - 26.
1892 On this day in history the birth of Pearl Buck, American novelist
1892 Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, China, author (Good Earth-Nobel 1938) on June - 26.
1893 On this day in history "Big Bill" Broonzy, Miss, blues singer/guitarist (Blues by Broonzy)
1894 Karl Benz of Germany receives US patent for gasoline-driven auto on this day in history.
1894 On June - 26 bill Wirges, Buffalo NY, orch leader (Growing Paynes)
1895 On this day in history jankel Adler, Polish painter
1896 On this day in history 1st movie theater in US opens, charging 10 cents for admission
1896 On June - 26 louis CPR of Orleans, French duke (chosen king of Belgian), dies at 81
1897 On June - 26 viola Dana, Brooklyn, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover)
1898 On this day in history the birth of Willi Messerschmitt, German aircraft designer
1898 Willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft designer on this day in history.
1900 Dr Walter Reed begins research that beats Yellow Fever on this day in history.
1900 On June - 26 joseph E A "Jo" Spier, Dutch cartoonist/water color painter
1901 On this day in history stuart Symington, (Sen-D-Mo)
1902 England establishes Order of Merit on this day in history.
1902 M Wolf & L Carnera discovers asteroid #488 Kreusa on June - 26.
1902 Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of the 3 Garidebs" (BG) on this day in history.
1902 On June - 26 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 June - 26.
1904 The birth of Peter Lorre, American film actor on June - 26.
1904 On this day in history peter Lorre, Hungarian/US, actor (M, Casablanca, Beast with 5 Fingers)
1905 On June - 26 jack Longland, British director of education (Derbyshire)
1906 First Grand Prix held at Le Mans on June - 26.
1906 Hongar Szisz wins 1st Grand-Prix (Le Mans, France) on June - 26.
1906 On June - 26 stefan Andres, German writer (Wir sind Utopia)
1906 Alexander Muir, poet (Maple Leaf Forever), dies at 76 on June - 26.
1907 On June - 26 bolsheviks overthrows transport in Tiflis