Historical Events In April - 26
Friday, 22 March 2019
1709 Frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa on this day in history.
1711 David Hume, English empiricist/philosopher (Treatise of Human Nature) on April - 26.
1718 Esek Hopkins, US, 1st commander-in-chief (US Navy) on this day in history.
1721 On April - 26 smallpox vaccination 1st administrated
1726 On April - 26 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 this day in history.
1755 On April - 26 1st Russian university opens (Moscow)
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 this day in history.
1782 On this day in history maria Amalia of Bourbon-Sicily, wife of Louis Phillip of Austria
1785 The birth of John James Audubon, American naturalist painter on this day in history.
1785 John James Audubon, Haiti, bird watcher/artist on April - 26.
1785 Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.
1787 On April - 26 ludwig Uhland, writer
1789 On this day in history peter I Panin, Russian general (Pugatshov-uprising), dies at about 67
1796 Auguste-Matthieu Panseron, composer on this day in history.
1798 On this day in history the birth of Eugene Delacroix, French artist
1798 On April - 26 ferdinand Eugene Delacroix, French painter/lithograph/etcher (Journal)
1803 On April - 26 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 Ludwig Friedrich Hetsch, composer on this day in history.
1808 On this day in history martha Finley, children's book author
1812 On April - 26 alfred Krupp, German arms merchant
1814 On this day in history king Louis XVIII lands on Calais, from England
1819 On April - 26 odd Fellows Lodge established
1819 On this day in history odd Fellows Lodge forms
1820 Alice Cary, Cincinnati, American poet (Cincinnati Sentinel) on April - 26.
1822 On this day in history the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, American architect
1822 Frederick Law Olmsted, architect/writer (designed Central Park) on this day in history.
1827 On this day in history charles Edward Hovey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1827 On this day in history bernardo Ottani, composer, dies at 90
1828 Russia declares war on Turkey to support Greece's independence on April - 26.
1834 Artemus Ward, (Charles Farrar Browne), humorist on April - 26.