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Historical Events In April - 26

Monday, 21 September 2020

1709  On April - 26 frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa  

1711  On this day in history david Hume, English empiricist/philosopher (Treatise of Human Nature)  

1718  On this day in history esek Hopkins, US, 1st commander-in-chief (US Navy)  

1721  Smallpox vaccination 1st administrated on April - 26.  

1726  On this day in history pasquale Paoli, Corsican freedom fighter  

1726  Jeremy Collier, Engl bishop/historian/opponent to theater, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1731  Daniel Defoe, English author (Robinson Crusoe), dies at about 70 on April - 26.  

1755  1st Russian university opens (Moscow) on this day in history.  

1776  On April - 26 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  Maria Amalia of Bourbon-Sicily, wife of Louis Phillip of Austria on this day in history.  

1785  The birth of John James Audubon, American naturalist painter on April - 26.  

1785  On April - 26 john James Audubon, Haiti, bird watcher/artist  

1785  Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40 on April - 26.  

1787  Ludwig Uhland, writer on April - 26.  

1789  On April - 26 peter I Panin, Russian general (Pugatshov-uprising), dies at about 67  

1796  Auguste-Matthieu Panseron, composer on this day in history.  

1798  On this day in history the birth of Eugene Delacroix, French artist  

1798  On April - 26 ferdinand Eugene Delacroix, French painter/lithograph/etcher (Journal)  

1803  Meteorites fall in L'Aigle, France on April - 26.  

1805  Jean BG d'ansse the Villoison, classic (Anecdota Graeca), dies at 55 on this day in history.  

1806  On April - 26 ludwig Friedrich Hetsch, composer  

1808  Martha Finley, children's book author on April - 26.  

1812  On this day in history alfred Krupp, German arms merchant  

1814  On April - 26 king Louis XVIII lands on Calais, from England  

1819  Odd Fellows Lodge established on this day in history.  

1819  Odd Fellows Lodge forms on April - 26.  

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 this day in history 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  Russia declares war on Turkey to support Greece's independence on April - 26.  

1834  Artemus Ward, (Charles Farrar Browne), humorist on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1319  Jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64) was born on this day in history.  

1538  Giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato) was born on April - 26.  

1564  William Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet) was born on April - 26.  

1567  Nicolas Forme, composer was born on April - 26.  

1573  On April - 26 birth of marie de'Medici, Queen of France  

1603  Francesco Nigetti, composer was born on this day in history.  

1637  On this day in history birth of philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized  

1648  Pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0757  On April - 26 stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies  

1192  Death of Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127) on this day in history.  

1196  On this day in history alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies  

1444  Robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65 on April - 26.  

1476  Death of Simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453) on April - 26.  

1478  On April - 26 death of giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24  

1489  On April - 26 death of ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465)  

1558  Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on April - 26.  

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