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Historical Events In December - 26

Monday, 19 April 2021

1878  On this day in history first US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1878  On December - 26 john Wanamaker installed electric lights in his department store in Philadelphia.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1878  On December - 26 1st US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1878  On December - 26 isaiah Bowman, US, geography/co-founder (Geographical Review)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1879  On this day in history john Brahms' "Tragic Ouverture," premieres  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1879  On this day in history armen Tigran Tigranyan, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1879  On this day in history jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1883  On this day in history the Harbour Grace Affray between Irish Catholics and Protestant Orangemen causes five deaths in Newfoundland.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1883  On December - 26 carl Oscar Ahues, Germany, International Chess Master (1950)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1887  Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40 on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1890  On this day in history king Mwanga of Uganda signs contract with East Africa Company  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1890  On this day in history heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (Trojan War), dies at 86  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  The birth of Henry Miller, US novellist on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  Henry Miller, author (Tropic of Capricorn, Tropic of Cancer, Sexus) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1892  Opera "Cristoforo Colombo" is produced (La Scala) on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1893  On December - 26 the birth of Mao Tse-tung, Chinese communist leader  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1893  Evgeny Karlovich Tikotsky, composer on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1894  On December - 26 antonio Molina, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  On December - 26 willie Corsari, [Wilhelmina A Schmidt], Dutch writer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  Radium, the radioactive element, discovered by Pierre and Marie Curie on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1899  Mafeking: Bathe-Powells failed assault up fort Game Tree: 24 killed on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1901  On December - 26 georgy Mikhaylovich Rimsky-Korsakov, composer [NS]  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1902  Most knock downs in a fight, Oscar Nelson (5) & Christy Williams (42) on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1902  Elisha Cook Jr, SF Calif, actor (Maltese Falcon, Shane, Magnum PI) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1904  Alentejo Carpentier, Cubans/French writer (Guerra del Tiempo) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  On December - 26 in Sydney Australia Jack Johnson knocks out Canada's Tommy Burns to win the world heavyweight boxing crown; policestopped the fight in the 14th round;  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  Jackson Johnson defeats Tommy Burns at Sydney, Australia for boxing title on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  Jack Johnson TKOs Tommy Burns in 14 for heavyweight boxing title, becomes 1st black heavyweight champion on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  Ralph Hill, US, 5K runner (Olympic-1932) on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1910  Lucy Faithfull, children's campaigner on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1914  On December - 26 richard Widmark, Sunrise Mich, actor (Madigan, Judgement at Nuremberg)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  Hans [Henri A] Gomperts, Dutch literature (Duck on Attic) on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  Joseph Joffre becomes marshal of France on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1916  On December - 26 helmut Eder, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In December - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1194  Frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1532  Guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576) was born on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1536  Yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1542  Tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1618  Elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1633  Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1646  Robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1660  On this day in history birth of peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In December - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0267  Dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0268  Death of Pope Dionysius on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1350  Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1458  Death of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393) on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1476  Death of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1530  On this day in history zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1574  On this day in history charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1624  On this day in history simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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