Historical Events In April - 26
Saturday, 08 May 2021
1709 Frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa on April - 26.
1711 On April - 26 david Hume, English empiricist/philosopher (Treatise of Human Nature)
1718 Esek Hopkins, US, 1st commander-in-chief (US Navy) on April - 26.
1721 On April - 26 smallpox vaccination 1st administrated
1726 Pasquale Paoli, Corsican freedom fighter on this day in history.
1726 Jeremy Collier, Engl bishop/historian/opponent to theater, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1731 On this day in history daniel Defoe, English author (Robinson Crusoe), dies at about 70
1755 On April - 26 1st Russian university opens (Moscow)
1776 Joan M Kemper, Dutch lawyer (designed civil code law book) on April - 26.
1777 On April - 26 sybil Ludington, 16, rode from NY to Ct rallying her fathers militia
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 April - 26.
1785 John James Audubon, Haiti, bird watcher/artist on April - 26.
1785 On this day in history karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40
1787 Ludwig Uhland, writer on April - 26.
1789 Peter I Panin, Russian general (Pugatshov-uprising), dies at about 67 on April - 26.
1796 Auguste-Matthieu Panseron, composer on April - 26.
1798 On April - 26 the birth of Eugene Delacroix, French artist
1798 Ferdinand Eugene Delacroix, French painter/lithograph/etcher (Journal) on this day in history.
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 April - 26.
1806 On April - 26 ludwig Friedrich Hetsch, composer
1808 Martha Finley, children's book author on April - 26.
1812 Alfred Krupp, German arms merchant on April - 26.
1814 On this day in history king Louis XVIII lands on Calais, from England
1819 Odd Fellows Lodge established on this day in history.
1819 On this day in history odd Fellows Lodge forms
1820 On this day in history alice Cary, Cincinnati, American poet (Cincinnati Sentinel)
1822 The birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, American architect on April - 26.
1822 On April - 26 frederick Law Olmsted, architect/writer (designed Central Park)
1827 On April - 26 charles Edward Hovey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1827 Bernardo Ottani, composer, dies at 90 on April - 26.
1828 On April - 26 russia declares war on Turkey to support Greece's independence
1834 Artemus Ward, (Charles Farrar Browne), humorist on this day in history.