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 This day in History - April 26
406 Historic Events for April 26
1900

Douglas Sirk, director (Zu Neuen Ufern, Boefje)

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1903

Niven Busch, US screenwriter (Postman Always Rings Twice)

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1903

Geoffrey Worthington, Air vice-marshall

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1904

Paul E "Cardinal" Leger, archbishop (Montreal)

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1904

William "Count" Basie, jazz pianist (Policy Man, Blazing Saddles)

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1904

Bell Telephone Company of Antwerp Belgium forms

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1905

Denis O'Dea, Dublin, actor (Esther and the King, Treasure Island)

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1905

Jean Vigo, France, actor/director (Zero For Conduct, L'Atlante)

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1905

Cubs Jack McCarthy becomes only major league player to throw out 3 runners at plate in 1 game, all were ends of a double play

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1905

Charles K Feldman, [Gould], NYC, producer (Casino Royale)

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1906

Gracie Allen, Mrs George Burns, comedienne (George Burns Show)

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1906

Leopold Spinner, composer

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1906

1st motion pictures shown in Hawaii

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1907

Pietro Plantania, composer, dies at 79

Death
1907

Jamestown, Va Tercentenary Exposition opens

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1907

Theun de Vries, writer (February; PC Hooft prize 1981)

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1909

Richard Howorth, cricketer (English all-rounder, three county doubles)

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1910

Tomoyuki Tanaka, director (Godzilla)

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1910

Erland von Koch, composer

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1910

Bjírnstjerne Bjírnson, Norwegian writer (Mary, Nobel 1903), dies at 77

Death
1910

Ernst Tittel, composer

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1910

Johan Doorn, Dutch journalist/resistance fighter (Orange Newspaper)

Birth
1911

Marianne Hoppe, Rostock Germany (Bei Thea, Liebrauen)

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1912

A[lfred] E[lton] van Vogt, Canada, sci-fi author (Wizard of Linn)

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1912

1st homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox)

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