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Historical Events In April - 26

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

1709  Frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa on this day in history.  

1711  David Hume, English empiricist/philosopher (Treatise of Human Nature) on April - 26.  

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

1721  Smallpox vaccination 1st administrated on this day in history.  

1726  Pasquale Paoli, Corsican freedom fighter on this day in history.  

1726  Jeremy Collier, Engl bishop/historian/opponent to theater, dies at 75 on April - 26.  

1731  On this day in history daniel Defoe, English author (Robinson Crusoe), dies at about 70  

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

1776  On this day in history joan M Kemper, Dutch lawyer (designed civil code law book)  

1777  On April - 26 sybil Ludington, 16, rode from NY to Ct rallying her fathers militia  

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 this day in history.  

1785  On this day in history john James Audubon, Haiti, bird watcher/artist  

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

1787  On April - 26 ludwig Uhland, writer  

1789  Peter I Panin, Russian general (Pugatshov-uprising), dies at about 67 on this day in history.  

1796  On April - 26 auguste-Matthieu Panseron, composer  

1798  On April - 26 the birth of Eugene Delacroix, French artist  

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  On April - 26 jean BG d'ansse the Villoison, classic (Anecdota Graeca), dies at 55  

1806  Ludwig Friedrich Hetsch, composer on this day in history.  

1808  On April - 26 martha Finley, children's book author  

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

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

1819  On this day in history odd Fellows Lodge established  

1819  On this day in history odd Fellows Lodge forms  

1820  On this day in history alice Cary, Cincinnati, American poet (Cincinnati Sentinel)  

1822  On April - 26 the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, American architect  

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  On this day in history bernardo Ottani, composer, dies at 90  

1828  On this day in history russia declares war on Turkey to support Greece's independence  

1834  On April - 26 artemus Ward, (Charles Farrar Browne), humorist  

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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 April - 26.  

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

1564  On April - 26 birth of william Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet)  

1567  Nicolas Forme, composer was born on this day in history.  

1573  Marie de'Medici, Queen of France was born on April - 26.  

1603  On April - 26 birth of francesco Nigetti, composer  

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 April - 26.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0757  On this day in history stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies  

1192  On April - 26 death of emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127)  

1196  Alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies on April - 26.  

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

1476  On April - 26 death of simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453)  

1478  Death of Giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24 on April - 26.  

1489  Death of Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465) on this day in history.  

1558  On this day in history jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies  

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