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Historical Events In August - 26

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

1907  Houdini escapes from chains underwater at Aquatic Park in 57 sec on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1908  On August - 26 bill Hunt, cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1909  Frank Tarrant scores cricket 145 & 13-67 for Middlesex v Gloucs on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1909  On this day in history eric Quail Davies, cricket pace bowler (5 Tests for S Africa 1935-39)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1910  Mother Teresa, [Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu], Yugoslavia (Nobel Peace Prize 1979) on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1911  Lester Lanin, orchestra leader (40 Beatle Hits) on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1912  32nd US Mens Tennis: M E McLoughlin beats W F Johnson (36 26 62 64 62) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  33rd US Mens Tennis: M E McLoughlin beats R N Williams (64 57 63 61) on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1913  Cees de Lange, Dutch conferencier on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1914  Germans defeat Russians in Battle of Tannenberg on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1915  On this day in history german troops over run Brest-Litovsk, Russia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1915  Humphrey Searle, England, writer (20th Century counterpoint) on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  On August - 26 sgt. Reginald Stanley JUDSON, 1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment, won the Victoria Cross at Bapaume, France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  On this day in history phila A's Bullet Joe Bush no-hits Cleve, 5-0  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1916  Allan Leslie Merson, historian on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1917  On August - 26 jan Clayton, Tularosa NM, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

1918  W Smith & F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1918  On this day in history louis W "Louis" Stotijn, bassoonist/conductor (Residence Orchestra)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1919  Ronny Graham, Phila Pa, actor (Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man) on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1920  On this day in history the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution is ratified, granting women the right to vote.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1921  On August - 26 ludwig Thoma, writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  On this day in history japanese cruiser Niitaka leaves in storm at Kamchatka, 300 killed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1922  Lazar Nikolov, composer on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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 Whatsapp

1927  On this day in history francois Leydet, sierra club (Last Redwoods)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1928  On August - 26 peter Appleyard, Canadian jazz vibraphonist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  1st US roller coaster built on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  Hack Wilson hits his 44th HR, breaks Chuck Klein's NL record on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1469  Ferdinand II of Naples (d. 1496) was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1540  King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born on August - 26.  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 this day in history birth of thomas Bullis, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  On this day in history birth of robert Walpole, (Whig) British PM (1721-42) [NS=Sept 5]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1726  On August - 26 birth of karl Kohaut, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1278  Ottokar II, King of Bohemia (1253-78), dies in battle on this day in history.  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 this day in history death of thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1518  On this day in history death of giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1551  Death of Margareta Leijonhufvud, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1516) on this day in history.  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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