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Historical Events In August - 26

Wednesday, 10 August 2022

1930  On this day in history joe Solomon, cricketer (WI batsman of 50's Cap fell on wkt v Aust)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1930  On August - 26 lon Chaney, actor (Thunder, Big City, Unholy 3), dies at 47  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1931  Dane Skerl, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1933  Jan van Houten bicycles world record time (44,588 km) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  CCC camp opens in Brecksville Reservation of Cleveland Metroparks on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  On this day in history pumping to build Treasure Island in SF Bay is finished  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  Franco's troops conquer Santander on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1938  Montreal Maroons dropped from the NHL on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1938  On August - 26 british leaders & Arabians fight in Palestine  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  On this day in history new York station WXBS makes the first TV broadcast of a baseball doubleheader (Cincinnati Reds at Brooklyn Dodgers).  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  1st major league baseball telecast-Reds beat Bkln Dodgers (W2XBS NY) on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1940  RKC soccer team forms in Waalwijk on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  7,000 Jews rounded up in Vichy Free Zone of France on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  On this day in history 7,000 Jews are rounded up in Vichy-France  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  On this day in history bulgaria announces withdrawal & German troops are to be disarmed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  On August - 26 japanese diplomats board Missouri to receive instructions on Japan's surrender at the end of WW II  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  Franz Werfel, Czech/German/US poet/writer (Mirror Man), dies at 54 on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  George Orwell published "Animal Farm" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1947  1st black baseball pitcher Don Bankhead (Hit a HR on 1st at bat) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  On this day in history oscar L Fernandez, Brazilian conductor/composer (Imbapara), dies at 50  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1949  On this day in history nico van Suchtelen, publisher, dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  39th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (4-1) on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1951  On August - 26 canadian railways adopt the Uniform Code of Operating Rules for train operation purposes.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1951  On August - 26 jongbloed in Paris demonstrates artificial heart  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1952  On August - 26 fluoridation of SF water begins  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  On August - 26 1st color telecast (NBC) of a tennis match (Davis Cup)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1956  On August - 26 kREY TV channel 10 in Montrose, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  On this day in history ford introduces the Edsel automobile.(Bad move)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  The USSR announces its first successful launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1957  USSR announces successful test of intercontinental ballistic missile on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  Ralph Vaughan Williams, English composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  On this day in history mark Hambourg, composer, dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  On August - 26 official Intl Hockey Hall of Fame opens in Toronto  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  Mickey Wright wins LPGA Salt Lake City Golf Open on this day in history.  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 this day in history birth of king Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1596  On this day in history 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  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

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

1486  On August - 26 ernst I, ruler of Saxon (1464-86), dies at 45  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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