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Historical Events In August - 26

Thursday, 07 July 2022

1906  On August - 26 albert B Sabin, Russia, US microbiologist (oral polio vaccine)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1907  On August - 26 houdini escapes from chains underwater at Aquatic Park in 57 sec  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  On this day in history bill Hunt, cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  Frank Tarrant scores cricket 145 & 13-67 for Middlesex v Gloucs on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1909  On August - 26 eric Quail Davies, cricket pace bowler (5 Tests for S Africa 1935-39)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1910  Mother Teresa, [Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu], Yugoslavia (Nobel Peace Prize 1979) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1911  On August - 26 lester Lanin, orchestra leader (40 Beatle Hits)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1912  32nd US Mens Tennis: M E McLoughlin beats W F Johnson (36 26 62 64 62) on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1913  33rd US Mens Tennis: M E McLoughlin beats R N Williams (64 57 63 61) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1913  Cees de Lange, Dutch conferencier on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  On this day in history germans defeat Russians in Battle of Tannenberg  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  On August - 26 -9/10] Russian army attacks Austrian army in Galicia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  German troops over run Brest-Litovsk, Russia on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  On August - 26 humphrey Searle, England, writer (20th Century counterpoint)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  Sgt. Reginald Stanley JUDSON, 1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Bapaume, France on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  Phila A's Bullet Joe Bush no-hits Cleve, 5-0 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  On August - 26 allan Leslie Merson, historian  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1917  Jan Clayton, Tularosa NM, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  Lt. Charles S. Rutherford (5th Cdn. Infranty Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Monchy-le-Preux, France on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  W Smith & F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1918  On August - 26 louis W "Louis" Stotijn, bassoonist/conductor (Residence Orchestra)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1919  On this day in history ronny Graham, Phila Pa, actor (Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  On this day in history 19th amendment passes-women's suffrage granted (about time!)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  The 19th Amendment to the US Constitution is ratified, granting women the right to vote on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1920  On this day in history uS Women given the right to vote  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1921  On August - 26 ben Bradlee, Boston, editor/journalist/executive (Washington Post)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1921  On this day in history ludwig Thoma, writer, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  On August - 26 japanese cruiser Niitaka leaves in storm at Kamchatka, 300 killed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1922  On this day in history lazar Nikolov, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1924  (August 13 Old Style) The Catastrophe of Smyrna, known as the Asia Minor Catastrophe to Greeks, occurs. The Ottoman army expels Greeks and other non-Turks from Asia Minor on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1927  Francois Leydet, sierra club (Last Redwoods) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1928  On August - 26 peter Appleyard, Canadian jazz vibraphonist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1929  1st US roller coaster built on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1930  On August - 26 hack Wilson hits his 44th HR, breaks Chuck Klein's NL record  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1540  King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born on this day in history.  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  Thomas Bullis, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1687  On August - 26 birth of willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph)  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  Karl Kohaut, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

1349  On this day in history death of thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1368  Engelbrecht van der Mark, prince-Bishop of Luik (1345-64), dies on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1518  On August - 26 death of giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1551  On this day in history death of margareta Leijonhufvud, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1516)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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