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 This day in History - October 26
363 Historic Events for October 26
1864

Union troops ambush and kill 'Bloody' Bill Anderson in Richmond MI

Event
1864

Henriette ALF countess of W‚gimont, wife of king Willem I, dies at 72

Death
1864

Joseph Moorat, composer

Birth
1867

John Fawcett, composer, dies at 77

Death
1868

B F Randolph, SC state senator, assassinated

Death
1868

White terrorists kill several blacks in St Bernard Parish La

Event
1869

1st American steeplechase horserace (Westchester, NY)

Event
1871

Hermann Lohr, composer

Birth
1873

Thorvald Stauning, Denmark, PM (1924-26, 1929-42)

Birth
1874

Peter Cornelius, German composer, dies at 49

Death
1875

H[arry] B[yron] Warner, London England, actor (King of Kings)

Birth
1876

President sends federal troops to SC

Event
1878

Jos‚ Moscardo Ituarte, Spanish general (Alc zar 1936)

Birth
1879

Leon Trotsky, Russian revolutionary (pres of 1st Soviet) [OS]

Birth
1881

Gunfight at OK Corral, in Tombstone, Az

Event
1881

Billy Clanton, brother of Ike, dies

Death
1881

Margaret Wycherly, London England, actress (Keeper of the Flame)

Birth
1886

Mark Aldanov, [Landau], Russian/French chemist (Myslitel) [OS]

Birth
1886

Gustav Hermann Unger, composer

Birth
1886

Modest Mussorgsky's "A Night on Bald Mountain," premieres in Russia

Event
1887

Detroit (NL) beats St Louis (AA) 10 games to 5 in World Series

Event
1888

E Runar Schildt, Finnish writer (Segrande Eros)

Birth
1890

Collodi, [Carlo Lorenzini], Italian writer (Pinocchio), dies

Death
1894

John S Knight, WV, publisher (Knight-Rider)

Birth
1894

German emperor Wilhelm II fires Chancellor Leo von Caprivi and premier Botho zu Eulenburg

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