Historical Events In April - 26
Thursday, 04 March 2021
1709 On April - 26 frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa
1711 On April - 26 david Hume, English empiricist/philosopher (Treatise of Human Nature)
1718 Esek Hopkins, US, 1st commander-in-chief (US Navy) on this day in history.
1721 On April - 26 smallpox vaccination 1st administrated
1726 On this day in history pasquale Paoli, Corsican freedom fighter
1726 On April - 26 jeremy Collier, Engl bishop/historian/opponent to theater, dies at 75
1731 Daniel Defoe, English author (Robinson Crusoe), dies at about 70 on this day in history.
1755 1st Russian university opens (Moscow) on April - 26.
1776 On this day in history joan M Kemper, Dutch lawyer (designed civil code law book)
1777 Sybil Ludington, 16, rode from NY to Ct rallying her fathers militia on this day in history.
1782 On April - 26 maria Amalia of Bourbon-Sicily, wife of Louis Phillip of Austria
1785 The birth of John James Audubon, American naturalist painter on this day in history.
1785 John James Audubon, Haiti, bird watcher/artist on this day in history.
1785 Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.
1787 On April - 26 ludwig Uhland, writer
1789 On April - 26 peter I Panin, Russian general (Pugatshov-uprising), dies at about 67
1796 Auguste-Matthieu Panseron, composer on April - 26.
1798 The birth of Eugene Delacroix, French artist on this day in history.
1798 Ferdinand Eugene Delacroix, French painter/lithograph/etcher (Journal) on April - 26.
1803 Meteorites fall in L'Aigle, France on this day in history.
1805 Jean BG d'ansse the Villoison, classic (Anecdota Graeca), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1806 Ludwig Friedrich Hetsch, composer on April - 26.
1808 On April - 26 martha Finley, children's book author
1812 Alfred Krupp, German arms merchant on this day in history.
1814 On this day in history king Louis XVIII lands on Calais, from England
1819 On April - 26 odd Fellows Lodge established
1819 Odd Fellows Lodge forms on this day in history.
1820 On April - 26 alice Cary, Cincinnati, American poet (Cincinnati Sentinel)
1822 The birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, American architect on this day in history.
1822 Frederick Law Olmsted, architect/writer (designed Central Park) on April - 26.
1827 On this day in history charles Edward Hovey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1827 Bernardo Ottani, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.
1828 Russia declares war on Turkey to support Greece's independence on this day in history.
1834 Artemus Ward, (Charles Farrar Browne), humorist on this day in history.