Historical Events In April - 26
Friday, 04 December 2020
1890 Edgar "E Livingstone" Kennedy, US actor/director (My Old Dutch) on April - 26.
1893 On April - 26 1st Cleveland Board of Park Commissioners forms
1893 On April - 26 anita Loos, author (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes)
1894 On April - 26 the birth of Rudolf Hess, German Nazi leader
1897 On this day in history olga Chekova, Russia, actress (Italian Strawhat, Cry of the Children)
1898 On April - 26 edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32)
1899 Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, TX, actor (Hoedown, Country Fair, Blackmail) on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history on a Farm in Ohio Charles Richter born, he developed the Richter scale for measuring earthquakes
1900 AL opener in Cleve draws 6,500 on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history charles Richter, Ohio, Earthquakes seismologist (Richter scale)
1903 Geoffrey Worthington, Air vice-marshall on April - 26.
1904 On April - 26 bell Telephone Company of Antwerp Belgium forms
1904 Paul E "Cardinal" Leger, archbishop (Montreal) on April - 26.
1905 Cubs Jack McCarthy becomes only major league player to throw out 3 runners at plate in 1 game, all were ends of a double play on this day in history.
1905 On April - 26 charles K Feldman, [Gould], NYC, producer (Casino Royale)
1906 On this day in history the first motion pictures shown in Hawaii
1906 1st motion pictures shown in Hawaii on this day in history.
1906 Gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns, comedienne (George Burns Show) on this day in history.
1907 On this day in history jamestown, Va Tercentenary Exposition opens
1907 Theun de Vries, writer (February; PC Hooft prize 1981) on this day in history.
1907 On April - 26 pietro Plantania, composer, dies at 79
1908 On April - 26 j H Metcalf discovers asteroid #756 Lilliana
1909 Richard Howorth, cricketer (English all-rounder, three county doubles) on April - 26.
1910 Erland von Koch, composer on this day in history.
1910 On April - 26 bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77
1911 On April - 26 marianne Hoppe, Rostock Germany (Bei Thea, Liebrauen)
1912 The first homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox) on this day in history.
1912 1st homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox) on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history a[lfred] E[lton] van Vogt, Canada, sci-fi author (Wizard of Linn)
1913 On this day in history panama-Pacific International Exposition opens in SF
1914 Bernard Malamud, US, novelist (Fixer, Natural, Pulitizer 1967) on April - 26.
1915 On this day in history italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France & Russia
1916 Arnoldus Christian Vlok van Wyk, composer on this day in history.
1917 On April - 26 m Wolf discovers asteroid #868 Lova