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Historical Events In April - 26

Monday, 25 March 2019

1944  On this day in history the first B-29 attacked by Japanese fighters, one fighter shot down  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  1st B-29 attacked by Japanese fighters, one fighter shot down on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On April - 26 marshal Henri Philippe Petain, leader of France's Vichy collaborationist regime during WW II, arrested for treason  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On this day in history father Divine, a controversial religious leader who claims to be God, marries the much-younger Edna Rose Ritchings, a celebrated anniversary in the International Peace Mission movement.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On April - 26 hermann Keyserling, count/philosopher (Unsterblichkeit), dies at 65  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1947  "Bless the Bride" musical opens in London on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On this day in history the XP-86 prototype for the Sabre Jet first "officially" breaks the sound barrier. The first operational F-86A Sabres entered service in May of the same year  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On this day in history last horse race at Havre de Grace Track in Md, is run  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  Queen Juliana opens Brielsche Mausoleum on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  John Alden Carpenter, US composer (Sea Drift), dies at 75 on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1952  On April - 26 uS minesweeper "Hobson" rams aircraft carrier "Wasp," kills 176  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  On this day in history uSS Hobson sinks after colliding with USS Wasp; 176 lives lost  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  Patty Berg scores 64, best competitive round of golf by a woman on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  Charles L Baars, Dutch actor (Women Tamers), dies at 59 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On this day in history nationwide test of Salk anti-polio vaccine begins  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On this day in history far Eastern Affairs conference opens in Geneva  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Edward Arnold actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 66 on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  First container ship left Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Edward Arnold, actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 66 on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On this day in history jamestown, Va 350th Anniversary Festival opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On this day in history joe Small, cricketer (WI all-rounder in 1928 series), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  Cuba invades Panama on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Wander J de Haas, Dut physicist (Einstein-De Haas effect), dies at 82 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Roger Maris' first of 61 homers that year on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  French paratroopers' revolt suppressed in Algeria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Gail Russell, actress (Calcutta, Moonrise, El Paso), dies at 36 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On April - 26 uS/UK launch Ariel; first international payload  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  On this day in history 1st Lockheed A-12 flies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Tanganyika & Zanzibar unite to form Tanzania (Tanzanian Union Day) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  On April - 26 tanzania formed with the merger of two countries  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  18th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat SF Warriors, 4 games to 1 on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1964  Edwin John Pratt, Canadian poet (Towards the Last Spike), dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  In Ottawa Ontario, the Federal budget includes 10% cut in personal income tax. (we don't see another for a long long long time) on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On this day in history ives' 4th Symphony premieres  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1319  On this day in history birth of jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1538  On April - 26 birth of giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1564  On this day in history birth of william Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1567  On this day in history birth of nicolas Forme, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1573  Marie de'Medici, Queen of France was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1603  On this day in history birth of francesco Nigetti, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1637  On April - 26 birth of philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  On April - 26 birth of pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0757  Stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1192  On April - 26 death of emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1196  On this day in history alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1444  Robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1476  On this day in history death of simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1478  Death of Giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24 on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1489  On this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1558  Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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