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Historical Events In April - 26

Thursday, 22 April 2021

1835  Frederic Chopins "Grand Polonaise Brillante," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

1836  On April - 26 erminnie Adelle Platt, US, ethnologist (Iriquois-English Dictionary)  

1839  Cyrus Hamblin, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1867 on April - 26.  

1841  On April - 26 "Bombay Gazette" begins publishing on silk  

1841  Wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian on this day in history.  

1853  On this day in history dutch King William III disbands 2nd Chamber  

1855  On this day in history composer Gioacchino Rossini leaves Italy  

1860  On this day in history 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  On this day in history alphonse M A J AriĆ«ns, Dutch pastor  

1861  On April - 26 g Schiaparelli discovers asteroid #69 Hesperia  

1863  Arno Holz, writer on April - 26.  

1865  On April - 26 a De Gasparis discovers asteroid #83 Beatrix  

1865  Gen Joseph E Johnston surrenders the Army of Tennessee, at Durham, NC on April - 26.  

1865  John Wilkes Booth assassin, is shot dead near Bowling Green, VA on this day in history.  

1865  On April - 26 battle of Durham Station, NC (Greensboro)  

1865  Charles J Sax, Belgian inventor (saxophone), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1868  Harold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere/Newspaper publisher on April - 26.  

1873  On April - 26 otto zur Linde, German author (Charon)  

1874  On April - 26 j H "Biddy" Anderson, cricketer (one Test S Africa v Australia 1902)  

1875  First scheduled train over the Prince Edward Island Railway from Charlottetown to Georgetown on April - 26.  

1875  On this day in history syngman Rhee, South Korea, pres of South Korea (1948-60) [or Mar 26]  

1876  J Perrotin discovers asteroid #163 Erigone on this day in history.  

1878  Ethel Griffies, actress (Billy Liar, Birds, We Live Again) on this day in history.  

1879  Owen Williams Richardson, England, physicist (Nobel 1928) on April - 26.  

1880  Mikhail Fokine, Russia, choreographer/founder of modern dance on April - 26.  

1884  J Palisa discovers asteroid #236 Honoria on April - 26.  

1884  On this day in history harry Sothern, actor (Dr Huer-Buck Rogers)  

1886  Ma Rainey, [Gertrude Pridgett], "Mother of the Blues on this day in history.  

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 this day in history ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus)  

1890  Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1319  On April - 26 birth of jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64)  

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  On April - 26 birth of nicolas Forme, composer  

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

1603  Francesco Nigetti, composer was born on April - 26.  

1637  Philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized was born on April - 26.  

1648  On April - 26 birth of pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706)  

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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 April - 26.  

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

1444  On April - 26 robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65  

1476  Death of Simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453) on this day in history.  

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

1489  On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465)  

1558  On April - 26 jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies  

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