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 This day in History - March 26
441 Historic Events for March 26
1871

Paris Commune founded

Event
1871

Fran‡ois-Joseph F‚tis, Belgian musicologist/composer, dies at 87

Death
1872

Thomas J Martin patents fire extinguisher

Event
1872

7.8 earthquake shakes Owens Valley, California

Event
1873

[Louise] Sophie de Vries, actress (On Hope of Blessing)

Birth
1874

Gerald du Maurier, London Engld, actor (Power, Escape, Masks and Faces)

Birth
1874

Oskar Nedbal, composer

Birth
1874

Robert Frost, SF, poet (Mending Wall, Road Not Taken)

Birth
1875

Syngman Rhee, pres of South Korea (1948-60) [or Apr 26]

Birth
1878

Hastings College of Law founded

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1878

Sabi Game Reserve, world's 1st official designated game reserve, opens

Event
1880

Duncan Hines, US, restaurant guide writer (Out of Kentucky Kitchens)

Birth
1880

Mariano Soriano Fuertes y Piqueras, composer, dies at 62

Death
1884

Wilhelm Backhaus, Leipzig Germany, pianist (Rubinstein 1905)

Birth
1885

Robert Blackburn, British aviation pioneer

Birth
1885

Louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Sask

Event
1885

Eastman Film Co manufactures 1st commercial motion picture film

Event
1885

Julius Harrison, composer

Birth
1886

1st cremation in England

Event
1888

Sigurd Erixon, Swedish etnologist (Atlas ”ver Svensk Folk culture)

Birth
1889

Vaclav Kapral, composer

Birth
1889

Bernard Tancred carries bat for 26* out of 47! S Afr v England

Event
1889

Johnny Briggs took 15-26 (7-17 and 8-11) v S Africa at Newlands

Event
1889

South Africa all out 47, then follow-on all out 43 v England

Event
1890

Jozef Arras, Flemish writer

Birth