Historical Events In April - 26
Friday, 04 December 2020
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 On this day in history cyrus Hamblin, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1867
1841 On this day in history "Bombay Gazette" begins publishing on silk
1841 Wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian on April - 26.
1853 Dutch King William III disbands 2nd Chamber on this day in history.
1855 On this day in history composer Gioacchino Rossini leaves Italy
1860 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 on April - 26.
1860 On this day in history alphonse M A J Ariëns, Dutch pastor
1861 G Schiaparelli discovers asteroid #69 Hesperia on this day in history.
1863 Arno Holz, writer on April - 26.
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 this day in history.
1865 On this day in history john Wilkes Booth assassin, is shot dead near Bowling Green, VA
1865 Battle of Durham Station, NC (Greensboro) on April - 26.
1865 On this day in history charles J Sax, Belgian inventor (saxophone), dies at 74
1868 Harold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere/Newspaper publisher on this day in history.
1873 On April - 26 otto zur Linde, German author (Charon)
1874 On this day in history j H "Biddy" Anderson, cricketer (one Test S Africa v Australia 1902)
1875 On this day in history 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 April - 26.
1879 On April - 26 owen Williams Richardson, England, physicist (Nobel 1928)
1880 On this day in history mikhail Fokine, Russia, choreographer/founder of modern dance
1884 On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroid #236 Honoria
1884 On this day in history harry Sothern, actor (Dr Huer-Buck Rogers)
1886 Ma Rainey, [Gertrude Pridgett], "Mother of the Blues on April - 26.
1887 Cardston, Alberta Joseph Ora Card and a small group of Mormons found the community that will become Cardston, Alberta; on this day in history.
1887 On April - 26 huntsville Electric Co established to sell electricity
1887 Huntsville Electric Co forms to sell electricity on this day in history.
1888 On April - 26 aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer
1889 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus) on this day in history.
1890 On April - 26 henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London