Historical Events In September - 26
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
1789 4th Postmaster General: Samuel Osgood of Mass takes office on this day in history.
1792 On this day in history marc-David Lasource begins accusing Maximilien Robespierre of wanting a dictatorship for France.
1808 On September - 26 pavel Vranicky, composer, dies at 51
1810 A new Act of Succession is adopted by the Riksdag of the Estates and Jean Baptiste Bernadotte becomes heir to the Swedish throne on September - 26.
1815 On this day in history russia, Prussia & Austria sign Holy Alliance
1820 Isvar Chandra Vidyasagar, father of Bengali prose (Exile of Sita) on this day in history.
1820 On this day in history daniel Boone, frontiersman, dies in Missouri at 85
1821 On September - 26 alvin Peterson Hovey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1823 On this day in history ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist (Denj, Moskvitsh)
1824 On September - 26 kapiolani defies Pele (Hawaiian volcano goddess) & lives
1831 On this day in history robert Montgomery Bird's "Gladiator," premieres in NYC
1832 On September - 26 pyotr Petrovich Sokal'sky, composer
1835 The opera "Lucia di Lammermoor" is produced (Naples) on September - 26.
1835 On this day in history gaetano Donizetti's opera "Lucia di Lammermoor," premieres in Naples
1841 Pavel Ivanovich Blaramberg, composer on September - 26.
1861 2nd British Golf Open: Tom Morris Sr shoots a 163 at Prestwick Club on September - 26.
1866 On September - 26 carl Almqvist, Swedish author (Amorina), dies at 72
1867 On September - 26 maggie L Walker, black business & civic leader
1868 On September - 26 henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, composer
1870 Christian X, king of Denmark (1912-47) on September - 26.
1871 Philip Cipriani Hambly Potter, composer, dies at 78 on September - 26.
1872 On this day in history the first Shriners Temple (called Mecca) was established in New York City.
1872 On September - 26 ottokar T Czernin von und zu Chudenitz, Austrian Foreign min (1916-18)
1873 On this day in history amilcare Zanella, composer
1874 1st Grand International Rifle match held on this day in history.
1875 Edmund Gwenn, Wales, actor (Miracle on 34th Street) on this day in history.
1876 1st Belgian parachute jump (Glorieux) on September - 26.
1876 On September - 26 c B "Buck" Llewellyn, cricketer (S Afr lefty all-rounder 1896-1912)
1877 Alfred Cortot, French pianist on this day in history.
1879 Petko J Todorov, Bulgaria, writer (Fairy, Samodiva Fee) on September - 26.
1884 On September - 26 suriname army shoots on British-Indian contract workers, 7 killed
1885 On September - 26 anna M F "Annie" Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 6/26]
1887 On September - 26 gramophone patented in Germany
1887 Emile Berliner patents the Gramophone on September - 26.