Historical Events In April - 26
Thursday, 22 April 2021
1890 Edgar "E Livingstone" Kennedy, US actor/director (My Old Dutch) on this day in history.
1893 On this day in history 1st Cleveland Board of Park Commissioners forms
1893 Anita Loos, author (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) on April - 26.
1894 On this day in history 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 Edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32) on April - 26.
1899 Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, TX, actor (Hoedown, Country Fair, Blackmail) on April - 26.
1900 On a Farm in Ohio Charles Richter born, he developed the Richter scale for measuring earthquakes on April - 26.
1900 AL opener in Cleve draws 6,500 on this day in history.
1900 Charles Richter, Ohio, Earthquakes seismologist (Richter scale) on this day in history.
1903 On April - 26 geoffrey Worthington, Air vice-marshall
1904 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1905 On April - 26 charles K Feldman, [Gould], NYC, producer (Casino Royale)
1906 On April - 26 the first motion pictures shown in Hawaii
1906 On April - 26 1st motion pictures shown in Hawaii
1906 On April - 26 gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns, comedienne (George Burns Show)
1907 On this day in history jamestown, Va Tercentenary Exposition opens
1907 On April - 26 theun de Vries, writer (February; PC Hooft prize 1981)
1907 On April - 26 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 On April - 26 bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77
1911 Marianne Hoppe, Rostock Germany (Bei Thea, Liebrauen) on April - 26.
1912 On April - 26 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 this day in history.
1915 On this day in history italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France & Russia
1916 On April - 26 arnoldus Christian Vlok van Wyk, composer
1917 M Wolf discovers asteroid #868 Lova on April - 26.