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Historical Events In August - 26

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1726  Karl Kohaut, composer on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1740  The birth of Joseph Montgolfier, With his brother invented the hot air balloon on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1740  Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, France, aeronaut (ballooning) on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1743  Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, Paris, father of mod chemistry (Oxygen) on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1745  England, Prussia & Hannover sign treaty on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1745  Francois Guichard, composer on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1749  Johann Ernst Rembt, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1770  Domingos dos Reis Quita, Portuguese playwright/poet, dies at 42 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1778  On this day in history the first recorded ascent of Triglav, the highest mountain in Slovenia.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1788  Aloys Schmitt, German music theory/composer/royal pianist on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1791  John Fitch grants US patent for his working steamboat on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1794  On this day in history french troops occupy Lock  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1813  Nicaise de Keyser, Flemish painter (Battle of Guilder Tracks) on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1819  Albert "Bertie" von Saksen-Coburg-Gotha, husband of queen Victoria on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1820  James Harlan, (Rep-Iowa)/US Secretary of Interior (1865-66) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1823  On August - 26 wilhelm Troszel, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1825  On August - 26 jacobus J Backer, German sea historian  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1828  On August - 26 erik Anthon Valdemar Siboni, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1832  On August - 26 henryk Klein, composer, dies at 96  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1833  Charles Jackson Paine, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1835  On August - 26 theodore Washington Brevard, Brig General (Confederate Army)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1839  On August - 26 the ship Amistad is captured off Long Island.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1843  Charles Thurber patents a typewriter on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1843  On this day in history george August Lumbye, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1846  W A Bartlett appointed first US mayor of Yerba Buena (SF) on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1846  On this day in history felix Mendelssohn's "Elijah," premieres  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1847  On August - 26 liberia becomes an independent republic.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1849  Jacques-Fereol Mazas, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1850  On this day in history charles Richet, French physiologist (anaphylaxis-Nobel 1913)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1858  First news dispatch by telegraph on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1469  Ferdinand II of Naples (d. 1496) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1540  On this day in history birth of king Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1596  On August - 26 birth of frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1627  On August - 26 birth of thomas Bullis, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1687  Willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1694  Elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1726  On this day in history birth of karl Kohaut, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In August - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

1349  Death of Thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1368  On this day in history engelbrecht van der Mark, prince-Bishop of Luik (1345-64), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1486  Ernst I, ruler of Saxon (1464-86), dies at 45 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1518  Death of Giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1572  On August - 26 death of petrus Ramus, French philosopher (b. 1515)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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