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 This day in History - March 26
441 Historic Events for March 26
1827

Emanuel Kania, composer

Birth
1830

John Rogers Thomas, composer

Birth
1830

Eliza Laurillard, Dutch vicar/poet/writer

Birth
1831

Richard Allen, AME Church Bishop, dies at 71

Death
1833

Betsy Perk, [Christina E], Dutch journalist/writer/feminist

Birth
1837

Joseph Lincke, composer, dies at 53

Death
1839

1st Henley Royal Regatta

Event
1840

Carli Zoeller, composer

Birth
1840

George Smith, London England, assyriologist (cuneiform (script))

Birth
1845

Joseph Francis, NYC, patents a corrugated sheet-iron lifeboat

Event
1845

Patent awarded for adhesive medicated plaster, precusor of bandaid

Event
1850

Edward Bellamy, author (Looking Backward)

Birth
1854

Braulio Dueno Colon, composer

Birth
1856

NSW's 1st 1st-class game, v Victoria at Melbourne NSW won

Event
1856

David Alfred Thomas, Glamorganshire UK, 1st Viscount Rhondda

Birth
1859

1st sighting of Vulcan, a planet thought to orbit inside Mercury

Event
1859

Nikolay Alexandrovich Sokolov, composer

Birth
1859

A[lfred] E[dward] Housman, England, poet (Shropshire Lad)

Birth
1862

Battle of La Glorieta Pass, NM Terr (Apache Canyon, Pigeon's Ranch)

Event
1862

George William Louis Marshall-Hall, composer

Birth
1863

Voters in West Virginia approve gradual emancipation of slaves

Event
1863

Henry Royce, founder (Rolls-Royce Limited in 1884)

Birth
1865

Thomas Hancock, pioneer of rubber industry (Stoke Newington), dies

Death
1868

Fuad I, king of Egypt (1922-36)

Birth
1871

Seraf¡n Alvarez Quint‚ro, Spanish dramatist/playwright (El Flechazo)

Birth