Historical Events In April - 26
Thursday, 28 September 2023
1835 Frederic Chopins "Grand Polonaise Brillante," premieres in Paris on April - 26.
1836 Erminnie Adelle Platt, US, ethnologist (Iriquois-English Dictionary) on this day in history.
1839 On this day in history cyrus Hamblin, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1867
1841 "Bombay Gazette" begins publishing on silk on this day in history.
1841 On April - 26 wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian
1853 Dutch King William III disbands 2nd Chamber on April - 26.
1855 Composer Gioacchino Rossini leaves Italy on this day in history.
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.
1860 Alphonse M A J AriÃ«ns, Dutch pastor on this day in history.
1861 G Schiaparelli discovers asteroid #69 Hesperia on this day in history.
1863 On April - 26 arno Holz, writer
1865 On April - 26 a De Gasparis discovers asteroid #83 Beatrix
1865 Gen Joseph E Johnston surrenders the Army of Tennessee, at Durham, NC on this day in history.
1865 John Wilkes Booth assassin, is shot dead near Bowling Green, VA on April - 26.
1865 Battle of Durham Station, NC (Greensboro) on April - 26.
1865 On April - 26 charles J Sax, Belgian inventor (saxophone), dies at 74
1868 Harold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere/Newspaper publisher on this day in history.
1873 On April - 26 otto zur Linde, German author (Charon)
1874 On this day in history j H "Biddy" Anderson, cricketer (one Test S Africa v Australia 1902)
1875 On this day in history first scheduled train over the Prince Edward Island Railway from Charlottetown to Georgetown.
1875 On April - 26 syngman Rhee, South Korea, pres of South Korea (1948-60) [or Mar 26]
1876 J Perrotin discovers asteroid #163 Erigone on April - 26.
1878 Ethel Griffies, actress (Billy Liar, Birds, We Live Again) on April - 26.
1879 Owen Williams Richardson, England, physicist (Nobel 1928) on this day in history.
1880 On April - 26 mikhail Fokine, Russia, choreographer/founder of modern dance
1884 On April - 26 j Palisa discovers asteroid #236 Honoria
1884 Harry Sothern, actor (Dr Huer-Buck Rogers) on this day in history.
1886 On April - 26 ma Rainey, [Gertrude Pridgett], "Mother of the Blues
1887 Cardston, Alberta Joseph Ora Card and a small group of Mormons found the community that will become Cardston, Alberta; on April - 26.
1887 Huntsville Electric Co established to sell electricity on this day in history.
1887 Huntsville Electric Co forms to sell electricity on this day in history.
1888 Aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer on this day in history.
1889 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus) on April - 26.
1890 On this day in history henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London