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Historical Events In April - 26

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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  Anita Loos, author (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) on April - 26.  

1894  The birth of Rudolf Hess, German Nazi leader on April - 26.  

1897  Olga Chekova, Russia, actress (Italian Strawhat, Cry of the Children) on this day in history.  

1898  Edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32) on this day in history.  

1899  On this day in history guinn "Big Boy" Williams, TX, actor (Hoedown, Country Fair, Blackmail)  

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 April - 26.  

1900  Charles Richter, Ohio, Earthquakes seismologist (Richter scale) on this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history geoffrey Worthington, Air vice-marshall  

1904  On April - 26 bell Telephone Company of Antwerp Belgium forms  

1904  On April - 26 paul E "Cardinal" Leger, archbishop (Montreal)  

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 April - 26.  

1905  Charles K Feldman, [Gould], NYC, producer (Casino Royale) on this day in history.  

1906  On this day in history the first motion pictures shown in Hawaii  

1906  On April - 26 1st motion pictures shown in Hawaii  

1906  On this day in history gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns, comedienne (George Burns Show)  

1907  Jamestown, Va Tercentenary Exposition opens on this day in history.  

1907  On April - 26 theun de Vries, writer (February; PC Hooft prize 1981)  

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 this day in history 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 April - 26.  

1911  On this day in history marianne Hoppe, Rostock Germany (Bei Thea, Liebrauen)  

1912  The first homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox) on April - 26.  

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  On this day in history bernard Malamud, US, novelist (Fixer, Natural, Pulitizer 1967)  

1915  Italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France & Russia on April - 26.  

1916  On April - 26 arnoldus Christian Vlok van Wyk, composer  

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  On April - 26 birth of william Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet)  

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

1573  Marie de'Medici, Queen of France was born on April - 26.  

1603  On April - 26 birth of francesco Nigetti, composer  

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

1648  On this day in history birth of pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706)  

Famous Deaths In April - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0757  On April - 26 stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies  

1192  On April - 26 death of emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127)  

1196  On this day in history alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies  

1444  On April - 26 robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65  

1476  Death of Simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453) on April - 26.  

1478  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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