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 Ariëns, 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.