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Historical Events In August - 26

Monday, 26 July 2021

1906  Albert B Sabin, Russia, US microbiologist (oral polio vaccine) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1907  On this day in history houdini escapes from chains underwater at Aquatic Park in 57 sec  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  On August - 26 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  Eric Quail Davies, cricket pace bowler (5 Tests for S Africa 1935-39) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1910  On this day in history mother Teresa, [Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu], Yugoslavia (Nobel Peace Prize 1979)  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  On this day in history 32nd US Mens Tennis: M E McLoughlin beats W F Johnson (36 26 62 64 62)  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  On August - 26 cees de Lange, Dutch conferencier  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1914  On August - 26 germans defeat Russians in Battle of Tannenberg  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  -9/10] Russian army attacks Austrian army in Galicia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1916  Phila A's Bullet Joe Bush no-hits Cleve, 5-0 on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  Allan Leslie Merson, historian on August - 26.  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  On this day in history lt. Charles S. Rutherford (5th Cdn. Infranty Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Monchy-le-Preux, France  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  Louis W "Louis" Stotijn, bassoonist/conductor (Residence Orchestra) on this day in history.  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  19th amendment passes-women's suffrage granted (about time!) on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1921  On this day in history ben Bradlee, Boston, editor/journalist/executive (Washington Post)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1921  Ludwig Thoma, writer, dies on August - 26.  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  On this day in history (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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1929  On this day in history 1st US roller coaster built  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1540  On August - 26 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 this day in history birth of thomas Bullis, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1694  Elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755) was born on August - 26.  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 this day in history 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  On August - 26 death of thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury  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  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  Death of Petrus Ramus, French philosopher (b. 1515) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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