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 This day in History - October 26
363 Historic Events for October 26
1813

Henry Thomas Smart, composer

Birth
1818

Stefano Golinelli, composer

Birth
1819

Me‹r A Goldschmidt, Danish writer/publisher (Corsaren and Jíde)

Birth
1822

King Willem I obligates inhabitants of Brussels to use Dutch language

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1823

Karl Weinhold, German sociologist

Birth
1823

Josef Preindl, composer, dies at 67

Death
1824

Arthur Middleton Manigault, Brig General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1825

Erie Canal between Hudson River and Lake Erie opened

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1830

Polibo Fumagalli, composer

Birth
1830

Stephen Elliott Jr, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1866

Birth
1830

Belgian rebels occupy Antwerp

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1837

James Lawlor Kiernan, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1869

Birth
1843

Vasili V Vereshchagin, Russian painter (War and Peace)

Birth
1845

Hendrick Waelput, Flemish composer/conductor (Forest, Stella)

Birth
1848

Vissarion G Belinski, Russian literature critic, dies

Death
1854

August T C Kiehl, Dutch actor (Pearl of Zaandam)

Birth
1855

Charles Post, who had a way with breakfast cereals (Post Cereals)

Birth
1858

Isac Baker Woodbury, composer, dies at 39

Death
1858

Hamilton Smith patents rotary washing machine

Event
1859

Arthur Friedheim, composer

Birth
1861

Richard D Sears, Boston, tennis champ, US Open (1881)

Birth
1861

Pony Express ends

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1863

Worldwide Red Cross organized in Geneva

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1863

Football Association forms in England, standardizing soccer

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1863

Soccer rules standardized; rugby starts as a separate game

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