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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  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1319  Jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64) was born on this day in history.  

1538  On April - 26 birth of giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)  

1564  William Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet) was born on this day in history.  

1567  Nicolas Forme, composer was born on this day in history.  

1573  Marie de'Medici, Queen of France was born on this day in history.  

1603  Francesco Nigetti, composer was born on this day in history.  

1637  Philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized was born on this day in history.  

1648  Pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706) was born on April - 26.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0757  On this day in history stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies  

1192  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127)  

1196  On April - 26 alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies  

1444  On this day in history robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65  

1476  On this day in history death of simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453)  

1478  On April - 26 death of giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24  

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

1558  Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on April - 26.  

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