Historical Events In April - 26
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
1835 On April - 26 frederic Chopins "Grand Polonaise Brillante," premieres in Paris
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 April - 26 "Bombay Gazette" begins publishing on silk
1841 Wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian on this day in history.
1853 On April - 26 dutch King William III disbands 2nd Chamber
1855 Composer Gioacchino Rossini leaves Italy on April - 26.
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 April - 26 alphonse M A J Ariëns, Dutch pastor
1861 G Schiaparelli discovers asteroid #69 Hesperia on April - 26.
1863 Arno Holz, writer on April - 26.
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 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 J H "Biddy" Anderson, cricketer (one Test S Africa v Australia 1902) on April - 26.
1875 On April - 26 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 J Perrotin discovers asteroid #163 Erigone on this day in history.
1878 Ethel Griffies, actress (Billy Liar, Birds, We Live Again) on this day in history.
1879 On this day in history 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 On April - 26 harry Sothern, actor (Dr Huer-Buck Rogers)
1886 On this day in history 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 Huntsville Electric Co forms to sell electricity on this day in history.
1888 Aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer on April - 26.
1889 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus) on this day in history.
1890 On this day in history henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London