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 This day in History - February 26
413 Historic Events for February 26
1841

Evelyn Baring earl Cromer, English consul-general (Egypt)

Birth
1842

Camille Flammarion, Mars researcher and popularizer of astronomy

Birth
1845

Aleksander Rozycki, composer

Birth
1845

Alexander III, St Petersburg, Russian tsar (1881-94) (3/10 NS)

Birth
1846

William F "Buffalo Bill" Cody, Davenport Iowa, killed 4000 buffaloes

Birth
1848

2nd French Republic proclaimed

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1848

Marx and Engels publish "Communist Manifesto"

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1848

2nd French Republic forms

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1852

British frigate Birkenhead sinks off South Africa-458 die

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1852

John Harvey Kellogg, surgeon, inspired flaked cereal industry

Birth
1857

Emile Cou‚, French pharmacist (recovery by auto suggestion)

Birth
1857

Ole Andreas Lindeman, composer, dies at 88

Death
1859

Paul Morphy's chess match vs Augustus Mongredien begins; Morphy wins

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1859

Ferdinand Lukas Schubert, composer, dies at 64

Death
1861

Ferdinand I, Vienna, 1st tsar of modern Bulgaria (1908-18)

Birth
1862

Battle of Woodburn, KY

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1863

Lincoln signs National Currency Act

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1866

New York Legislature forms NYC Metropolitan Board of Health

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1866

Herbert Henry Dow, pioneer in US chemical industry (Dow Chemical)

Birth
1867

Siegfried Passarge, German geographer (Cameroon/So Afr/America)

Birth
1868

Leonard Borwick, British(?) pianist

Birth
1869

Nadezjda K Krupskaja, Russian revolutionary/wife of Lenin

Birth
1869

15th Amendment guaranteeing right to vote sent to states

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1869

Franz Schubert's "4th Tragic," premieres

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1870

Wyatt Outlaw, black leader of Union League in NC, lynched

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