Historical Events In April - 26
Tuesday, 05 July 2022
1890 On April - 26 edgar "E Livingstone" Kennedy, US actor/director (My Old Dutch)
1893 1st Cleveland Board of Park Commissioners forms on April - 26.
1893 On April - 26 anita Loos, author (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes)
1894 The birth of Rudolf Hess, German Nazi leader on this day in history.
1897 Olga Chekova, Russia, actress (Italian Strawhat, Cry of the Children) on this day in history.
1898 Edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32) on April - 26.
1899 Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, TX, actor (Hoedown, Country Fair, Blackmail) on April - 26.
1900 On April - 26 on a Farm in Ohio Charles Richter born, he developed the Richter scale for measuring earthquakes
1900 On this day in history aL opener in Cleve draws 6,500
1900 On this day in history charles Richter, Ohio, Earthquakes seismologist (Richter scale)
1903 On April - 26 geoffrey Worthington, Air vice-marshall
1904 On April - 26 bell Telephone Company of Antwerp Belgium forms
1904 Paul E "Cardinal" Leger, archbishop (Montreal) on April - 26.
1905 On this day in history 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
1905 On April - 26 charles K Feldman, [Gould], NYC, producer (Casino Royale)
1906 The first motion pictures shown in Hawaii on this day in history.
1906 On this day in history 1st motion pictures shown in Hawaii
1906 Gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns, comedienne (George Burns Show) on April - 26.
1907 On this day in history jamestown, Va Tercentenary Exposition opens
1907 Theun de Vries, writer (February; PC Hooft prize 1981) on April - 26.
1907 Pietro Plantania, composer, dies at 79 on April - 26.
1908 J H Metcalf discovers asteroid #756 Lilliana on April - 26.
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 Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77 on April - 26.
1911 On April - 26 marianne Hoppe, Rostock Germany (Bei Thea, Liebrauen)
1912 On this day in history the first homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox)
1912 On April - 26 1st homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox)
1912 A[lfred] E[lton] van Vogt, Canada, sci-fi author (Wizard of Linn) on this day in history.
1913 On this day in history panama-Pacific International Exposition opens in SF
1914 On this day in history bernard Malamud, US, novelist (Fixer, Natural, Pulitizer 1967)
1915 Italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France & Russia on April - 26.
1916 On April - 26 arnoldus Christian Vlok van Wyk, composer
1917 M Wolf discovers asteroid #868 Lova on April - 26.