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Historical Events In August - 26

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1726  On this day in history karl Kohaut, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1740  On August - 26 the birth of Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1740  On August - 26 joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1743  Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, Paris, father of mod chemistry (Oxygen) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1745  On this day in history england, Prussia & Hannover sign treaty  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1745  Francois Guichard, composer on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1748  The first Lutheran denomination in North America, the Pennsylvania Ministerium, is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1749  On this day in history johann Ernst Rembt, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1770  On August - 26 domingos dos Reis Quita, Portuguese playwright/poet, dies at 42  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1778  On August - 26 the first recorded ascent of Triglav, the highest mountain in Slovenia.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1788  On this day in history aloys Schmitt, German music theory/composer/royal pianist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1791  John Fitch grants US patent for his working steamboat on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1794  On August - 26 french troops occupy Lock  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1811  Danville Leadbetter, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1866 on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1813  Nicaise de Keyser, Flemish painter (Battle of Guilder Tracks) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1813  Daniel Gottlob Turk, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1819  On August - 26 albert "Bertie" von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha, husband of queen Victoria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1820  James Harlan, (Rep-Iowa)/US Secretary of Interior (1865-66) on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1823  On August - 26 wilhelm Troszel, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1825  On this day in history jacobus J Backer, German sea historian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  Erik Anthon Valdemar Siboni, composer on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1832  Henryk Klein, composer, dies at 96 on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1833  On August - 26 charles Jackson Paine, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1835  Theodore Washington Brevard, Brig General (Confederate Army) on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1839  On this day in history the ship Amistad is captured off Long Island.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1842  Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (Lumbaalpunctie) on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1843  On this day in history charles Thurber patents a typewriter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1843  On this day in history george August Lumbye, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  W A Bartlett appointed first US mayor of Yerba Buena (SF) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  On August - 26 felix Mendelssohn's "Elijah," premieres  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1847  Liberia becomes an independent republic on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1849  Jacques-Fereol Mazas, composer, dies at 66 on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1850  On August - 26 charles Richet, French physiologist (anaphylaxis-Nobel 1913)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  First news dispatch by telegraph on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1469  On this day in history birth of ferdinand II of Naples (d. 1496)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1540  King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  Frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain) was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1627  On August - 26 birth of thomas Bullis, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  Robert Walpole, (Whig) British PM (1721-42) [NS=Sept 5] was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1687  Willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph) was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1694  On August - 26 birth of elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1726  On this day in history birth of karl Kohaut, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 26

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1278  On August - 26 ottokar II, King of Bohemia (1253-78), dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1346  Jan de Blinde, King of Bohemia/count of Luxemburg, dies in battle on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1349  On August - 26 death of thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1368  On August - 26 engelbrecht van der Mark, prince-Bishop of Luik (1345-64), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1486  On this day in history ernst I, ruler of Saxon (1464-86), dies at 45  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1518  Death of Giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1551  On August - 26 death of margareta Leijonhufvud, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1516)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1572  On this day in history death of petrus Ramus, French philosopher (b. 1515)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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