Historical Events In June - 26
Monday, 25 January 2021
1794 On June - 26 battle of Colors: France under Jourdan beats Austrian army
1797 On June - 26 charles Newbold patents first cast-iron plow. Farmers fear the effects of the iron on the soil
1797 On June - 26 charles Newbold patents 1st cast-iron plow. He can't sell it to farmers, though, they fear effects of iron on soil!
1798 Eugene Godecharle, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
1807 On this day in history lightning hits gunpowder warehouse in Luxembourg; 230 die
1819 The birth of Abner Doubleday, Publisher on this day in history.
1819 On June - 26 abner Doubleday, Mjr Gen (Union)/inventor (baseball) [or 1/26]
1819 Johann Wilhelm Stadler, composer, dies at 71 on June - 26.
1821 On June - 26 bartolomé Mitre, Argentine general
1823 Frederick Bowen Jewson, composer on June - 26.
1824 On June - 26 the birth of Lord Kelvin, British Physicist
1824 Kelvin, [William Thomson], British physicist (Kelvin Scale) on June - 26.
1827 On this day in history christian A Vulpius, German writer (Ornaldo Ornaldini), dies
1831 Julius Rodenberg, [Levy], German writer (Kriegs-Songs of War & Peace) on June - 26.
1836 Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle, author/composer (Marseillaise), dies on this day in history.
1837 Martin Davis Hardin II, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1923 on June - 26.
1843 On June - 26 hong Kong proclaimed a British Crown Colony
1844 On this day in history uS pres John Tyler marries Julia Gardiner in NYC
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 1st pure food law enacted in US on June - 26.
1854 On June - 26 robert Laird Borden, (C), 8th Canadian PM (1911-20)
1857 On June - 26 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.
1857 On this day in history 62 receive Victoria Cross
1862 Battle of Beaver Dam Creek-Union repulse Confederacy in Virginia on June - 26.
1862 Day 2 of the 7 Days-Battle of Mechanicsville on June - 26.
1862 Battle of Beaver Dam Creek-Union repulses Confederacy in Virginia on this day in history.
1863 Andrew Hull Foote, US Union lt admiral, dies on June - 26.
1865 Bernard Berenson, art critic (Italian Painters of the Renaissance) on June - 26.
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 June - 26.
1874 On this day in history albert Relf, cricketer (England all-rounder in 13 Tests 1903-14)
1875 Camille Zeckwer, composer on this day in history.
1876 On this day in history nico[laas P] de Jong, Dutch radio play actor (Laughter & Tears)