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Historical Events In April - 26

Sunday, 19 May 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  On April - 26 1st B-29 attacked by Japanese fighters, one fighter shot down  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Marshal Henri Philippe Petain, leader of France's Vichy collaborationist regime during WW II, arrested for treason on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  On April - 26 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  Hermann Keyserling, count/philosopher (Unsterblichkeit), dies at 65 on this day in history.  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  Last horse race at Havre de Grace Track in Md, is run on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On this day in history queen Juliana opens Brielsche Mausoleum  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On April - 26 john Alden Carpenter, US composer (Sea Drift), dies at 75  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  On this day in history patty Berg scores 64, best competitive round of golf by a woman  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  On April - 26 charles L Baars, Dutch actor (Women Tamers), dies at 59  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  Nationwide test of Salk anti-polio vaccine begins on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1954  On April - 26 far Eastern Affairs conference opens in Geneva  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1956  On April - 26 first container ship left Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas  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  Joe Small, cricketer (WI all-rounder in 1928 series), dies on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1961  On this day in history roger Maris' first of 61 homers that year  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  French paratroopers' revolt suppressed in Algeria on April - 26.  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 this day in history 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 this day in history tanzania formed with the merger of two countries  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1964  On this day in history edwin John Pratt, Canadian poet (Towards the Last Spike), dies at 81  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 this day in history.  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 April - 26 birth of jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1538  Giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato) was born on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1564  On April - 26 birth of william Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1567  On April - 26 birth of nicolas Forme, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1573  Marie de'Medici, Queen of France was born on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1603  On April - 26 birth of francesco Nigetti, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1637  On this day in history birth of philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  On this day in history 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 April - 26 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 April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1476  Death of Simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453) on this day in history.  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  Death of Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465) on April - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1558  On April - 26 jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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