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Historical Events In April - 26

Sunday, 20 January 2019

1835  Frederic Chopins "Grand Polonaise Brillante," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1836  Erminnie Adelle Platt, US, ethnologist (Iriquois-English Dictionary) on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1839  On this day in history cyrus Hamblin, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1867  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1841  On April - 26 "Bombay Gazette" begins publishing on silk  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1841  On this day in history wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1853  Dutch King William III disbands 2nd Chamber on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1855  On this day in history composer Gioacchino Rossini leaves Italy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1860  On this day in history founding of the Second Battalion Volunteer Militia Rifles of Canada from six independent militia units; later the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, oldest regiment in the Canadian Armed Forces.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1860  Alphonse M A J Ariëns, Dutch pastor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  On April - 26 g Schiaparelli discovers asteroid #69 Hesperia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1863  On this day in history arno Holz, writer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1865  On April - 26 a De Gasparis discovers asteroid #83 Beatrix  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1865  Gen Joseph E Johnston surrenders the Army of Tennessee, at Durham, NC on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1865  On April - 26 john Wilkes Booth assassin, is shot dead near Bowling Green, VA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1865  On this day in history battle of Durham Station, NC (Greensboro)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1865  Charles J Sax, Belgian inventor (saxophone), dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1868  On this day in history harold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere/Newspaper publisher  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1873  Otto zur Linde, German author (Charon) on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1874  On this day in history j H "Biddy" Anderson, cricketer (one Test S Africa v Australia 1902)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1875  On this day in history first scheduled train over the Prince Edward Island Railway from Charlottetown to Georgetown.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1875  On this day in history syngman Rhee, South Korea, pres of South Korea (1948-60) [or Mar 26]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  On April - 26 j Perrotin discovers asteroid #163 Erigone  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1878  Ethel Griffies, actress (Billy Liar, Birds, We Live Again) on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  On this day in history owen Williams Richardson, England, physicist (Nobel 1928)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1880  On this day in history mikhail Fokine, Russia, choreographer/founder of modern dance  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1884  J Palisa discovers asteroid #236 Honoria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1884  On this day in history harry Sothern, actor (Dr Huer-Buck Rogers)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1886  Ma Rainey, [Gertrude Pridgett], "Mother of the Blues on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  Cardston, Alberta Joseph Ora Card and a small group of Mormons found the community that will become Cardston, Alberta; on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  On April - 26 huntsville Electric Co established to sell electricity  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1887  Huntsville Electric Co forms to sell electricity on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1888  Aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1889  Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus) on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1890  On April - 26 henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1319  On April - 26 birth of jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1538  Giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1564  On April - 26 birth of william Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1567  On this day in history birth of nicolas Forme, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1573  Marie de'Medici, Queen of France was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1603  On this day in history birth of francesco Nigetti, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1637  Philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized was born on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  Pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706) was born on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0757  On this day in history stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1196  Alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1444  Robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1476  Death of Simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1478  On April - 26 death of giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1489  On April - 26 death of ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1558  Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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