Historical Events In July - 26
Friday, 26 February 2021
1848 1st Woman's Rights Convention (Senecca Falls NY) on July - 26.
1856 The birth of George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright on July - 26.
1856 George Bernard Shaw, Dublin Ire, dramatist (Pygmalion-Nobel 1925) on July - 26.
1858 Baron Lionel de Rothschild is 1st Jew elected to British Parliament on this day in history.
1858 Tommy Garrett, cricketer (original Australian Test player) on July - 26.
1860 Philippe J Bunau-Varilla, French engineer (Colombia-Panama) on this day in history.
1863 At Salineville, OH John Hunt Morgan & 364 troops surrender on this day in history.
1863 On this day in history battle of Salineville OH, John Hunt Morgan & 364 troops surrender
1863 Jazeps Witols, composer on this day in history.
1863 Samuel Houston, 1st Pres of Rep of Texas (1836-38, 41-44), dies at 70 on July - 26.
1864 On this day in history -31] Riot at McCook's to Lovejoy Station GA, US600 CS---
1865 Patrick Francis Healy is first black awarded PhD (Louvain Belgium) on July - 26.
1865 On July - 26 patrick Francis Healy is 1st black awarded PhD (Louvain Belgium)
1865 Philipp Scheidemann, German Parliament (SPD)/mayor of Kassel on July - 26.
1866 Canoe Club opens in England on this day in history.
1866 On July - 26 francesco Cilea, composer
1872 George Louis Beer, historian (authority on British colonies) on July - 26.
1872 On this day in history michele Carafa, composer, dies at 84
1874 On July - 26 serge Koussevitzky, Vishny-Volotchok, Russia conductor (Boston Symp)
1875 On this day in history carl Gustav Jung, Switzerland, doctor (founded analytic psychology)
1876 Ernest Schelling, Belvidere NJ, composer/conductor (Victory Ball) on this day in history.
1877 Hubert Ahaus, missionary (Harvest Fields) on July - 26.
1878 On July - 26 in California, the poet and American West outlaw calling himself "Black Bart" makes his last clean getaway when he steals a safe box from a Wells Fargo stagecoach. The empty box will be found later with a taunting poem inside.
1881 French marines occupy Tunisian harbor city Sfax on July - 26.
1881 Alexander J Kropholler, architect on this day in history.
1881 On July - 26 george Borrow, writer, dies
1882 Richard Wagner's opera "Parsifal," premieres in Beirut on July - 26.
1885 Andre Maurois, Elbeuf, France, novelist/biographer on July - 26.
1887 The first Esperanto book published on this day in history.
1887 On this day in history 1st Esperanto book published
1888 M Jouhandeau, writer on this day in history.
1891 Henry James' "American," premieres in London on July - 26.
1891 Jacques Pirenne, Belgian historian on this day in history.
1892 Philipp Jarnach, composer on July - 26.