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.