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 This day in History - April 26
406 Historic Events for April 26
1819

Odd Fellows Lodge forms

Event
1820

Alice Cary, Cincinnati, American poet (Cincinnati Sentinel)

Birth
1822

Frederick Law Olmsted, architect/writer (designed Central Park)

Birth
1822

Jan Albert van Eyken, composer/organist

Birth
1827

Charles Edward Hovey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1827

Bernardo Ottani, composer, dies at 90

Death
1828

Russia declares war on Turkey to support Greece's independence

Event
1834

Artemus Ward, (Charles Farrar Browne), humorist

Birth
1834

Horatio Richmond Palmer, composer

Birth
1835

Fr‚d‚ric Chopins "Grand Polonaise Brillante," premieres in Paris

Event
1836

Erminnie Adelle Platt, US, ethnologist (Iriquois-English Dictionary)

Birth
1839

Cyrus Hamblin, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1867

Birth
1841

"Bombay Gazette" begins publishing on silk

Event
1841

Wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian

Birth
1853

Dutch King William III disbands 2nd Chamber

Event
1855

Composer Gioacchino Rossini leaves Italy

Event
1860

Alphonse M A J Ari‰ns, Dutch pastor

Birth
1863

Charles Haslewood Shannon, lithographer/painter

Birth
1863

Arno Holz, writer

Birth
1865

Battle of Durham Station, NC (Greensboro)

Event
1865

Charles J Sax, Belgian inventor (saxophone), dies at 74

Death
1865

Battle of Ft Tobacco, VA

Event
1865

Confederate Gen J E Johnston surrenders Army of Tenn, at Durham NC

Event
1865

John Wilkes Booth, assassin, is shot dead near Bowling Green VA at 27

Death
1868

Robert Herrick, US writer (Common lot)

Birth