Historical Events In June - 26
Friday, 07 August 2020
1794 Battle of Colors: France under Jourdan beats Austrian army on June - 26.
1797 Charles Newbold patents first cast-iron plow. Farmers fear the effects of the iron on the soil on June - 26.
1797 Charles Newbold patents 1st cast-iron plow. He can't sell it to farmers, though, they fear effects of iron on soil! on this day in history.
1798 On June - 26 eugene Godecharle, composer, dies at 56
1807 On June - 26 lightning hits gunpowder warehouse in Luxembourg; 230 die
1819 The birth of Abner Doubleday, Publisher on June - 26.
1819 Abner Doubleday, Mjr Gen (Union)/inventor (baseball) [or 1/26] on this day in history.
1819 On June - 26 johann Wilhelm Stadler, composer, dies at 71
1821 BartolomĂ© Mitre, Argentine general on this day in history.
1823 Frederick Bowen Jewson, composer on this day in history.
1824 The birth of Lord Kelvin, British Physicist on this day in history.
1824 On this day in history kelvin, [William Thomson], British physicist (Kelvin Scale)
1827 Christian A Vulpius, German writer (Ornaldo Ornaldini), dies on this day in history.
1831 On this day in history julius Rodenberg, [Levy], German writer (Kriegs-Songs of War & Peace)
1836 On this day in history claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle, author/composer (Marseillaise), dies
1837 On this day in history martin Davis Hardin II, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1923
1843 On this day in history hong Kong proclaimed a British Crown Colony
1844 US pres John Tyler marries Julia Gardiner in NYC on June - 26.
1846 In London England, British protectionists repeal Corn Laws to raise price of wheat for British farmers; rioting in the streets; British property values fall 50%, and the Canadas will soon feel the effects on June - 26.
1848 On this day in history 1st pure food law enacted in US
1854 Robert Laird Borden, (C), 8th Canadian PM (1911-20) on June - 26.
1857 Off Cap Rouge Quebec, the Steamer Montreal catches fire and sinks in 15 minutes in the St. Lawrence; left Quebec City at 5 pm a day earlier; 253 lives lost, mostly Scottish immigrants on their way to the west on this day in history.
1857 On this day in history 62 receive Victoria Cross
1862 Battle of Beaver Dam Creek-Union repulse Confederacy in Virginia on this day in history.
1862 Day 2 of the 7 Days-Battle of Mechanicsville on this day in history.
1862 On this day in history battle of Beaver Dam Creek-Union repulses Confederacy in Virginia
1863 Andrew Hull Foote, US Union lt admiral, dies on this day in history.
1865 On June - 26 bernard Berenson, art critic (Italian Painters of the Renaissance)
1866 Josef Swickard, Coblenz Germany, actor (Lost City, Tale of 2 Cities) on this day in history.
1870 On June - 26 first section of Atlantic City (NJ) Boardwalk opens
1870 1st section of Atlantic City (NJ) Boardwalk opens on this day in history.
1874 Albert Relf, cricketer (England all-rounder in 13 Tests 1903-14) on June - 26.
1875 Camille Zeckwer, composer on June - 26.
1876 On June - 26 nico[laas P] de Jong, Dutch radio play actor (Laughter & Tears)