Historical Events In October - 04
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1857 On this day in history henry Schoenfeld, composer
1859 On October - 04 henryk Pachulski, composer
1859 On October - 04 karl Baedeker, German tour guide (Die Schweiz), dies at 57
1860 Sidney Paget, British illustrator (Sherlock Holmes) on October - 04.
1861 On this day in history frederic Remington, US, artist/sculptor of American West
1862 On October - 04 battle of Corinth ends
1862 William Duncan Smith, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 36 on this day in history.
1863 On October - 04 gerrit Schimmelpenninck, earl of Nijenhuis/Peckedam, dies at 69
1864 On October - 04 national black convention meets (Syracuse NY)
1864 On October - 04 new Orleans Tribune, first black daily newspaper, forms
1865 Max Halbe, writer on October - 04.
1868 On this day in history marcelo Torcuato the Alvear, president of Argentina (1922-28)
1873 On this day in history toronto Argonaut Football Club forms
1875 Mikolajus Konstantinas Ciurlionis, composer on this day in history.
1877 Pancho Villa, [Doroteo Arango], Mexico, revolutionary rebel [or 6/25] on October - 04.
1880 On this day in history university of California founded in Los Angeles
1880 Damon Runyon, US journalist/writer (Guys & Dolls-based on his work) on October - 04.
1880 On this day in history william Lassell, English astronomer (1st moon of Neptune), dies
1881 On this day in history the player piano was invented by Edward Leveaux of Sussex, England, who received a patent for it this day.
1881 Edward Leveaux patents automatic player piano on this day in history.
1881 On this day in history [Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German fieldmarshal
1883 Orient Express' 1st run, linking Turkey to Europe by rail on October - 04.
1885 Henricus Wijdefield, Dutch architect (Peace Palace) on October - 04.
1886 Luis Alberni, Spain, actor (Topaze) on this day in history.
1887 Francis Bull, Norway, writer (Norsk literature historian) on October - 04.
1889 On October - 04 john B Kelly, Olympic champion rower/father of Grace Kelly
1892 On October - 04 engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian Fascist chancellor killed by Nazis
1892 On October - 04 guillaume Van Kerckhoven, Belgian captain, dies at 39
1893 Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, MP (AR), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1894 On October - 04 cliff Hall, Bkln NY, actor (Crime Photographer)
1895 The birth of Buster Keaton,US Actor of silent screen era on this day in history.
1895 1st US Golf Open: Horace Rawlins shoots a 173 at Newport GC RI on this day in history.
1895 Buster [Joseph F] Keaton, actor (Navigator, Steamboat Bill, Jr) on October - 04.
1897 George Bernard Shaw's "Devil's Disciple," premieres in NYC on October - 04.