Historical Events In April - 26
Sunday, 26 May 2019
1709 On April - 26 frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa
1711 David Hume, English empiricist/philosopher (Treatise of Human Nature) on April - 26.
1718 On this day in history esek Hopkins, US, 1st commander-in-chief (US Navy)
1721 Smallpox vaccination 1st administrated on April - 26.
1726 Pasquale Paoli, Corsican freedom fighter on this day in history.
1726 Jeremy Collier, Engl bishop/historian/opponent to theater, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1731 On this day in history daniel Defoe, English author (Robinson Crusoe), dies at about 70
1755 1st Russian university opens (Moscow) on this day in history.
1776 On April - 26 joan M Kemper, Dutch lawyer (designed civil code law book)
1777 Sybil Ludington, 16, rode from NY to Ct rallying her fathers militia on April - 26.
1782 On April - 26 maria Amalia of Bourbon-Sicily, wife of Louis Phillip of Austria
1785 The birth of John James Audubon, American naturalist painter on April - 26.
1785 John James Audubon, Haiti, bird watcher/artist on this day in history.
1785 On April - 26 karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40
1787 Ludwig Uhland, writer on April - 26.
1789 Peter I Panin, Russian general (Pugatshov-uprising), dies at about 67 on April - 26.
1796 Auguste-Matthieu Panseron, composer on April - 26.
1798 On April - 26 the birth of Eugene Delacroix, French artist
1798 Ferdinand Eugene Delacroix, French painter/lithograph/etcher (Journal) on April - 26.
1803 On this day in history meteorites fall in L'Aigle, France
1805 On this day in history jean BG d'ansse the Villoison, classic (Anecdota Graeca), dies at 55
1806 On April - 26 ludwig Friedrich Hetsch, composer
1808 Martha Finley, children's book author on April - 26.
1812 On this day in history alfred Krupp, German arms merchant
1814 King Louis XVIII lands on Calais, from England on April - 26.
1819 Odd Fellows Lodge established on April - 26.
1819 Odd Fellows Lodge forms on April - 26.
1820 On this day in history alice Cary, Cincinnati, American poet (Cincinnati Sentinel)
1822 On this day in history the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, American architect
1822 On April - 26 frederick Law Olmsted, architect/writer (designed Central Park)
1827 Charles Edward Hovey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on April - 26.
1827 Bernardo Ottani, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.
1828 On April - 26 russia declares war on Turkey to support Greece's independence
1834 Artemus Ward, (Charles Farrar Browne), humorist on this day in history.