Historical Events In April - 26
Friday, 24 March 2023
1835 Frederic Chopins "Grand Polonaise Brillante," premieres in Paris on April - 26.
1836 On this day in history erminnie Adelle Platt, US, ethnologist (Iriquois-English Dictionary)
1839 Cyrus Hamblin, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1867 on this day in history.
1841 On April - 26 "Bombay Gazette" begins publishing on silk
1841 Wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian on this day in history.
1853 Dutch King William III disbands 2nd Chamber on April - 26.
1855 Composer Gioacchino Rossini leaves Italy on April - 26.
1860 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 on this day in history.
1860 Alphonse M A J Ariëns, 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 this day in history a De Gasparis discovers asteroid #83 Beatrix
1865 Gen Joseph E Johnston surrenders the Army of Tennessee, at Durham, NC on April - 26.
1865 John Wilkes Booth assassin, is shot dead near Bowling Green, VA on this day in history.
1865 Battle of Durham Station, NC (Greensboro) on April - 26.
1865 On this day in history charles J Sax, Belgian inventor (saxophone), dies at 74
1868 On April - 26 harold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere/Newspaper publisher
1873 On this day in history 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 First scheduled train over the Prince Edward Island Railway from Charlottetown to Georgetown on April - 26.
1875 Syngman Rhee, South Korea, pres of South Korea (1948-60) [or Mar 26] on April - 26.
1876 J Perrotin discovers asteroid #163 Erigone on April - 26.
1878 On April - 26 ethel Griffies, actress (Billy Liar, Birds, We Live Again)
1879 On April - 26 owen Williams Richardson, England, physicist (Nobel 1928)
1880 Mikhail Fokine, Russia, choreographer/founder of modern dance on this day in history.
1884 J Palisa discovers asteroid #236 Honoria on April - 26.
1884 On April - 26 harry Sothern, actor (Dr Huer-Buck Rogers)
1886 Ma Rainey, [Gertrude Pridgett], "Mother of the Blues on April - 26.
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.
1887 Huntsville Electric Co established to sell electricity on this day in history.
1887 On April - 26 huntsville Electric Co forms to sell electricity
1888 On April - 26 aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer
1889 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus) on this day in history.
1890 Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London on this day in history.
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