Historical Events In April - 26
Monday, 25 March 2019
1835 Frederic Chopins "Grand Polonaise Brillante," premieres in Paris on April - 26.
1836 Erminnie Adelle Platt, US, ethnologist (Iriquois-English Dictionary) on April - 26.
1839 Cyrus Hamblin, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1867 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history alphonse M A J Ariëns, Dutch pastor
1861 On this day in history g Schiaparelli discovers asteroid #69 Hesperia
1863 On this day in history arno Holz, writer
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 John Wilkes Booth assassin, is shot dead near Bowling Green, VA on April - 26.
1865 On April - 26 battle of Durham Station, NC (Greensboro)
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 this day in history.
1875 Syngman Rhee, South Korea, pres of South Korea (1948-60) [or Mar 26] on April - 26.
1876 On April - 26 j Perrotin discovers asteroid #163 Erigone
1878 Ethel Griffies, actress (Billy Liar, Birds, We Live Again) on April - 26.
1879 On April - 26 owen Williams Richardson, England, physicist (Nobel 1928)
1880 Mikhail Fokine, Russia, choreographer/founder of modern dance on April - 26.
1884 On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroid #236 Honoria
1884 Harry Sothern, actor (Dr Huer-Buck Rogers) on April - 26.
1886 On April - 26 ma Rainey, [Gertrude Pridgett], "Mother of the Blues
1887 On this day in history 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 April - 26 huntsville Electric Co forms to sell electricity
1888 Aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer on this day in history.
1889 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus) on April - 26.
1890 Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London on this day in history.