Historical Events In June - 26
Friday, 20 April 2018
1878 On this day in history albert Siklos, composer
1879 Ismael Pasha resigns as khedive of Egypt on this day in history.
1885 Andre Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac) on this day in history.
1886 Margaretha C E "Greta" Beekman, actress (Wrong Poes) on June - 26.
1887 Anthony G de Rothschild, Britain, philanthropist on this day in history.
1891 On this day in history 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 "Big Bill" Broonzy, Miss, blues singer/guitarist (Blues by Broonzy) on this day in history.
1894 On June - 26 karl Benz of Germany receives US patent for gasoline-driven auto
1894 Bill Wirges, Buffalo NY, orch leader (Growing Paynes) on June - 26.
1895 Jankel Adler, Polish painter on June - 26.
1896 On June - 26 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 On this day in history willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft designer
1900 On this day in history dr Walter Reed begins research that beats Yellow Fever
1900 Joseph E A "Jo" Spier, Dutch cartoonist/water color painter on June - 26.
1901 On June - 26 stuart Symington, (Sen-D-Mo)
1902 On this day in history england establishes Order of Merit
1902 On June - 26 m Wolf & L Carnera discovers asteroid #488 Kreusa
1902 On June - 26 start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of the 3 Garidebs" (BG)
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 this day in history.
1904 The birth of Peter Lorre, American film actor on June - 26.
1904 Peter Lorre, Hungarian/US, actor (M, Casablanca, Beast with 5 Fingers) on June - 26.
1905 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1906 Stefan Andres, German writer (Wir sind Utopia) on this day in history.
1906 On this day in history alexander Muir, poet (Maple Leaf Forever), dies at 76
1907 On June - 26 bolsheviks overthrows transport in Tiflis