Historical Events In April - 26
Sunday, 19 May 2019
1835 Frederic Chopins "Grand Polonaise Brillante," premieres in Paris on April - 26.
1836 On April - 26 erminnie Adelle Platt, US, ethnologist (Iriquois-English Dictionary)
1839 Cyrus Hamblin, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1867 on April - 26.
1841 On this day in history "Bombay Gazette" begins publishing on silk
1841 On April - 26 wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian
1853 On this day in history dutch King William III disbands 2nd Chamber
1855 On this day in history composer Gioacchino Rossini leaves Italy
1860 On April - 26 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 On this day in history alphonse M A J Ariëns, Dutch pastor
1861 On April - 26 g Schiaparelli discovers asteroid #69 Hesperia
1863 Arno Holz, writer on this day in history.
1865 A De Gasparis discovers asteroid #83 Beatrix on April - 26.
1865 On April - 26 gen Joseph E Johnston surrenders the Army of Tennessee, at Durham, NC
1865 On April - 26 john Wilkes Booth assassin, is shot dead near Bowling Green, VA
1865 On April - 26 battle of Durham Station, NC (Greensboro)
1865 Charles J Sax, Belgian inventor (saxophone), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1868 Harold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere/Newspaper publisher on April - 26.
1873 Otto zur Linde, German author (Charon) on April - 26.
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 this day in history syngman Rhee, South Korea, pres of South Korea (1948-60) [or Mar 26]
1876 On this day in history j Perrotin discovers asteroid #163 Erigone
1878 Ethel Griffies, actress (Billy Liar, Birds, We Live Again) on this day in history.
1879 On April - 26 owen Williams Richardson, England, physicist (Nobel 1928)
1880 On April - 26 mikhail Fokine, Russia, choreographer/founder of modern dance
1884 J Palisa discovers asteroid #236 Honoria on this day in history.
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 On April - 26 cardston, Alberta Joseph Ora Card and a small group of Mormons found the community that will become Cardston, Alberta;
1887 On April - 26 huntsville Electric Co established to sell electricity
1887 On this day in history huntsville Electric Co forms to sell electricity
1888 On this day in history aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer
1889 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus) on April - 26.
1890 On April - 26 henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London