Historical Events In April - 26
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
1890 On April - 26 edgar "E Livingstone" Kennedy, US actor/director (My Old Dutch)
1893 On April - 26 1st Cleveland Board of Park Commissioners forms
1893 On this day in history anita Loos, author (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes)
1894 The birth of Rudolf Hess, German Nazi leader on April - 26.
1897 Olga Chekova, Russia, actress (Italian Strawhat, Cry of the Children) on April - 26.
1898 On this day in history edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32)
1899 On April - 26 guinn "Big Boy" Williams, TX, actor (Hoedown, Country Fair, Blackmail)
1900 On April - 26 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 April - 26.
1900 On April - 26 charles Richter, Ohio, Earthquakes seismologist (Richter scale)
1903 Geoffrey Worthington, Air vice-marshall on April - 26.
1904 Bell Telephone Company of Antwerp Belgium forms on April - 26.
1904 On this day in history paul E "Cardinal" Leger, archbishop (Montreal)
1905 On this day in history 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
1905 On this day in history charles K Feldman, [Gould], NYC, producer (Casino Royale)
1906 On April - 26 the first motion pictures shown in Hawaii
1906 1st motion pictures shown in Hawaii on April - 26.
1906 On this day in history gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns, comedienne (George Burns Show)
1907 On this day in history jamestown, Va Tercentenary Exposition opens
1907 Theun de Vries, writer (February; PC Hooft prize 1981) on April - 26.
1907 On this day in history pietro Plantania, composer, dies at 79
1908 J H Metcalf discovers asteroid #756 Lilliana on April - 26.
1909 On April - 26 richard Howorth, cricketer (English all-rounder, three county doubles)
1910 Erland von Koch, composer on this day in history.
1910 Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1911 Marianne Hoppe, Rostock Germany (Bei Thea, Liebrauen) on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history the first homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox)
1912 1st homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox) on April - 26.
1912 On this day in history a[lfred] E[lton] van Vogt, Canada, sci-fi author (Wizard of Linn)
1913 On April - 26 panama-Pacific International Exposition opens in SF
1914 Bernard Malamud, US, novelist (Fixer, Natural, Pulitizer 1967) on April - 26.
1915 On April - 26 italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France & Russia
1916 On this day in history arnoldus Christian Vlok van Wyk, composer
1917 M Wolf discovers asteroid #868 Lova on April - 26.