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Historical Events In August - 26

Friday, 10 July 2020

1930  On August - 26 joe Solomon, cricketer (WI batsman of 50's Cap fell on wkt v Aust)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1931  On this day in history dane Skerl, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1933  On August - 26 jan van Houten bicycles world record time (44,588 km)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1937  Pumping to build Treasure Island in SF Bay is finished on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1937  On this day in history franco's troops conquer Santander  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On August - 26 montreal Maroons dropped from the NHL  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  British leaders & Arabians fight in Palestine on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  New York station WXBS makes the first TV broadcast of a baseball doubleheader (Cincinnati Reds at Brooklyn Dodgers) on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1939  1st major league baseball telecast-Reds beat Bkln Dodgers (W2XBS NY) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  On August - 26 rKC soccer team forms in Waalwijk  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On this day in history 7,000 Jews rounded up in Vichy Free Zone of France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  On August - 26 7,000 Jews are rounded up in Vichy-France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1945  On this day in history japanese diplomats board Missouri to receive instructions on Japan's surrender at the end of WW II  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history franz Werfel, Czech/German/US poet/writer (Mirror Man), dies at 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1947  On August - 26 1st black baseball pitcher Don Bankhead (Hit a HR on 1st at bat)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Oscar L Fernandez, Brazilian conductor/composer (Imbapara), dies at 50 on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  Nico van Suchtelen, publisher, dies at 70 on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On August - 26 39th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (4-1)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On this day in history canadian railways adopt the Uniform Code of Operating Rules for train operation purposes.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  Jongbloed in Paris demonstrates artificial heart on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  Fluoridation of SF water begins on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1956  On this day in history kREY TV channel 10 in Montrose, CO (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  Ford introduces the Edsel automobile.(Bad move) on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  The USSR announces its first successful launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1957  On August - 26 uSSR announces successful test of intercontinental ballistic missile  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On this day in history ralph Vaughan Williams, English composer, dies at 85  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  Mark Hambourg, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Official Intl Hockey Hall of Fame opens in Toronto on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  Mickey Wright wins LPGA Salt Lake City Golf Open on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In August - 26

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

1540  King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  Frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1627  Thomas Bullis, composer was born on this day in history.  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  On August - 26 birth of willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1694  On this day in history birth of elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1726  On this day in history birth of karl Kohaut, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In August - 26

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1278  On August - 26 ottokar II, King of Bohemia (1253-78), dies in battle  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  On this day in history ernst I, ruler of Saxon (1464-86), dies at 45  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1572  Death of Petrus Ramus, French philosopher (b. 1515) on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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