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Historical Events In December - 26

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

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

1878  John Wanamaker installed electric lights in his department store in Philadelphia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1878  1st US store to install electric lights, Philadelphia on this day in history.  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  John Brahms' "Tragic Ouverture," premieres on this day in history.  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  Jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille, dies on December - 26.  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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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  Heinrich Schliemann, German archaeologist (Trojan War), dies at 86 on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  The birth of Henry Miller, US novellist on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  Henry Miller, author (Tropic of Capricorn, Tropic of Cancer, Sexus) on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1893  On this day in history the birth of Mao Tse-tung, Chinese communist leader  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1893  On this day in history evgeny Karlovich Tikotsky, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1894  On this day in history antonio Molina, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  Willie Corsari, [Wilhelmina A Schmidt], Dutch writer on this day in history.  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  On December - 26 mafeking: Bathe-Powells failed assault up fort Game Tree: 24 killed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1901  Georgy Mikhaylovich Rimsky-Korsakov, composer [NS] on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1902  On December - 26 most knock downs in a fight, Oscar Nelson (5) & Christy Williams (42)  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  On this day in history alentejo Carpentier, Cubans/French writer (Guerra del Tiempo)  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  On this day in history jackson Johnson defeats Tommy Burns at Sydney, Australia for boxing title  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  On December - 26 jack Johnson TKOs Tommy Burns in 14 for heavyweight boxing title, becomes 1st black heavyweight champion  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1908  On December - 26 ralph Hill, US, 5K runner (Olympic-1932)  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 this day in history richard Widmark, Sunrise Mich, actor (Madigan, Judgement at Nuremberg)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1915  On this day in history hans [Henri A] Gomperts, Dutch literature (Duck on Attic)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1916  Helmut Eder, composer on December - 26.  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  On December - 26 birth of frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1532  On this day in history birth of guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1536  Yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584) was born on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1542  On December - 26 birth of tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1618  On December - 26 birth of elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1633  Charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised was born on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1646  On December - 26 birth of robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1660  Peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In December - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0267  On this day in history dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies  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  On this day in history death of arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1476  On this day in history death of galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1530  Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1574  Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on December - 26.  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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