Historical Events In April - 26
Friday, 22 March 2019
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 Anita Loos, author (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) on April - 26.
1894 On April - 26 the birth of Rudolf Hess, German Nazi leader
1897 On April - 26 olga Chekova, Russia, actress (Italian Strawhat, Cry of the Children)
1898 Edward PF Eagan, Denver, boxer (Oly-gold-20)/bobsledder (Oly-gold-32) on this day in history.
1899 Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, TX, actor (Hoedown, Country Fair, Blackmail) on this day in history.
1900 On April - 26 on a Farm in Ohio Charles Richter born, he developed the Richter scale for measuring earthquakes
1900 On April - 26 aL opener in Cleve draws 6,500
1900 Charles Richter, Ohio, Earthquakes seismologist (Richter scale) on this day in history.
1903 Geoffrey Worthington, Air vice-marshall on April - 26.
1904 On April - 26 bell Telephone Company of Antwerp Belgium forms
1904 Paul E "Cardinal" Leger, archbishop (Montreal) on this day in history.
1905 On April - 26 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 Charles K Feldman, [Gould], NYC, producer (Casino Royale) on this day in history.
1906 The first motion pictures shown in Hawaii on April - 26.
1906 1st motion pictures shown in Hawaii on April - 26.
1906 Gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns, comedienne (George Burns Show) on April - 26.
1907 Jamestown, Va Tercentenary Exposition opens on this day in history.
1907 Theun de Vries, writer (February; PC Hooft prize 1981) on this day in history.
1907 On April - 26 pietro Plantania, composer, dies at 79
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 On this day in history erland von Koch, composer
1910 Bjornstjerne Bjornson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1911 Marianne Hoppe, Rostock Germany (Bei Thea, Liebrauen) on April - 26.
1912 The first homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox) on this day in history.
1912 On April - 26 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 this day in history.
1914 Bernard Malamud, US, novelist (Fixer, Natural, Pulitizer 1967) on this day in history.
1915 On April - 26 italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France & Russia
1916 On this day in history arnoldus Christian Vlok van Wyk, composer
1917 On this day in history m Wolf discovers asteroid #868 Lova