Historical Events In April - 26
Friday, 03 July 2020
1835 On this day in history frederic Chopins "Grand Polonaise Brillante," premieres in Paris
1836 On this day in history erminnie Adelle Platt, US, ethnologist (Iriquois-English Dictionary)
1839 On April - 26 cyrus Hamblin, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1867
1841 "Bombay Gazette" begins publishing on silk on April - 26.
1841 Wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian on April - 26.
1853 Dutch King William III disbands 2nd Chamber on this day in history.
1855 On April - 26 composer Gioacchino Rossini leaves Italy
1860 On April - 26 founding of the Second Battalion Volunteer Militia Rifles of Canada from six independent militia units; later the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, oldest regiment in the Canadian Armed Forces.
1860 Alphonse M A J Ariëns, Dutch pastor on April - 26.
1861 On April - 26 g Schiaparelli discovers asteroid #69 Hesperia
1863 On April - 26 arno Holz, writer
1865 A De Gasparis discovers asteroid #83 Beatrix on April - 26.
1865 Gen Joseph E Johnston surrenders the Army of Tennessee, at Durham, NC on April - 26.
1865 On April - 26 john Wilkes Booth assassin, is shot dead near Bowling Green, VA
1865 Battle of Durham Station, NC (Greensboro) on this day in history.
1865 On this day in history charles J Sax, Belgian inventor (saxophone), dies at 74
1868 On this day in history harold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere/Newspaper publisher
1873 Otto zur Linde, German author (Charon) on this day in history.
1874 J H "Biddy" Anderson, cricketer (one Test S Africa v Australia 1902) on April - 26.
1875 On April - 26 first scheduled train over the Prince Edward Island Railway from Charlottetown to Georgetown.
1875 On April - 26 syngman Rhee, South Korea, pres of South Korea (1948-60) [or Mar 26]
1876 On April - 26 j Perrotin discovers asteroid #163 Erigone
1878 Ethel Griffies, actress (Billy Liar, Birds, We Live Again) on this day in history.
1879 On this day in history owen Williams Richardson, England, physicist (Nobel 1928)
1880 Mikhail Fokine, Russia, choreographer/founder of modern dance on this day in history.
1884 J Palisa discovers asteroid #236 Honoria on this day in history.
1884 Harry Sothern, actor (Dr Huer-Buck Rogers) on this day in history.
1886 On April - 26 ma Rainey, [Gertrude Pridgett], "Mother of the Blues
1887 Cardston, Alberta Joseph Ora Card and a small group of Mormons found the community that will become Cardston, Alberta; on April - 26.
1887 Huntsville Electric Co established to sell electricity on April - 26.
1887 Huntsville Electric Co forms to sell electricity on April - 26.
1888 On April - 26 aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer
1889 On April - 26 ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus)
1890 Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London on this day in history.