Historical Events In April - 26
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
1890 Edgar "E Livingstone" Kennedy, US actor/director (My Old Dutch) on this day in history.
1893 On this day in history 1st Cleveland Board of Park Commissioners forms
1893 On April - 26 anita Loos, author (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes)
1894 On April - 26 the birth of Rudolf Hess, German Nazi leader
1897 Olga Chekova, Russia, actress (Italian Strawhat, Cry of the Children) on this day in history.
1898 On this day in history edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32)
1899 Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, TX, actor (Hoedown, Country Fair, Blackmail) on this day in history.
1900 On a Farm in Ohio Charles Richter born, he developed the Richter scale for measuring earthquakes on April - 26.
1900 On this day in history aL opener in Cleve draws 6,500
1900 On April - 26 charles Richter, Ohio, Earthquakes seismologist (Richter scale)
1903 On this day in history geoffrey Worthington, Air vice-marshall
1904 On this day in history bell Telephone Company of Antwerp Belgium forms
1904 On this day in history paul E "Cardinal" Leger, archbishop (Montreal)
1905 Cubs Jack McCarthy becomes only major league player to throw out 3 runners at plate in 1 game, all were ends of a double play on April - 26.
1905 On this day in history charles K Feldman, [Gould], NYC, producer (Casino Royale)
1906 On April - 26 the first motion pictures shown in Hawaii
1906 1st motion pictures shown in Hawaii on April - 26.
1906 Gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns, comedienne (George Burns Show) on this day in history.
1907 On April - 26 jamestown, Va Tercentenary Exposition opens
1907 Theun de Vries, writer (February; PC Hooft prize 1981) on this day in history.
1907 Pietro Plantania, composer, dies at 79 on April - 26.
1908 On April - 26 j H Metcalf discovers asteroid #756 Lilliana
1909 On this day in history richard Howorth, cricketer (English all-rounder, three county doubles)
1910 Erland von Koch, composer on this day in history.
1910 On this day in history bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77
1911 Marianne Hoppe, Rostock Germany (Bei Thea, Liebrauen) on April - 26.
1912 The first homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox) on April - 26.
1912 On this day in history 1st homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox)
1912 On this day in history a[lfred] E[lton] van Vogt, Canada, sci-fi author (Wizard of Linn)
1913 Panama-Pacific International Exposition opens in SF on April - 26.
1914 On April - 26 bernard Malamud, US, novelist (Fixer, Natural, Pulitizer 1967)
1915 On this day in history italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France & Russia
1916 On April - 26 arnoldus Christian Vlok van Wyk, composer
1917 On April - 26 m Wolf discovers asteroid #868 Lova