Historical Events In April - 26
Friday, 22 September 2023
1709 Frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa on this day in history.
1711 On April - 26 david Hume, English empiricist/philosopher (Treatise of Human Nature)
1718 On April - 26 esek Hopkins, US, 1st commander-in-chief (US Navy)
1721 Smallpox vaccination 1st administrated on April - 26.
1726 On this day in history pasquale Paoli, Corsican freedom fighter
1726 On this day in history jeremy Collier, Engl bishop/historian/opponent to theater, dies at 75
1731 Daniel Defoe, English author (Robinson Crusoe), dies at about 70 on April - 26.
1755 1st Russian university opens (Moscow) on this day in history.
1776 Joan M Kemper, Dutch lawyer (designed civil code law book) on April - 26.
1777 On April - 26 sybil Ludington, 16, rode from NY to Ct rallying her fathers militia
1782 Maria Amalia of Bourbon-Sicily, wife of Louis Phillip of Austria on this day in history.
1785 On April - 26 the birth of John James Audubon, American naturalist painter
1785 John James Audubon, Haiti, bird watcher/artist on April - 26.
1785 On April - 26 karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40
1787 Ludwig Uhland, writer on this day in history.
1789 Peter I Panin, Russian general (Pugatshov-uprising), dies at about 67 on this day in history.
1796 Auguste-Matthieu Panseron, composer on April - 26.
1798 On this day in history the birth of Eugene Delacroix, French artist
1798 Ferdinand Eugene Delacroix, French painter/lithograph/etcher (Journal) on April - 26.
1803 On April - 26 meteorites fall in L'Aigle, France
1805 On April - 26 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 Alfred Krupp, German arms merchant on April - 26.
1814 King Louis XVIII lands on Calais, from England on April - 26.
1819 Odd Fellows Lodge established on this day in history.
1819 Odd Fellows Lodge forms on April - 26.
1820 Alice Cary, Cincinnati, American poet (Cincinnati Sentinel) on this day in history.
1822 The birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, American architect on this day in history.
1822 On this day in history frederick Law Olmsted, architect/writer (designed Central Park)
1827 On April - 26 charles Edward Hovey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1827 Bernardo Ottani, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.
1828 Russia declares war on Turkey to support Greece's independence on this day in history.
1834 On April - 26 artemus Ward, (Charles Farrar Browne), humorist