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 This day in History - April 26
406 Historic Events for April 26
1913

Panama-Pacific International Exposition opens in SF

Event
1913

Sun Yet San calls for revolt against pres Yuan Shikai in China

Event
1914

Charlie Chester, British comedian (Never Say Die)

Birth
1914

James William Rouse, US builder (shopping malls/Columbia, Maryland)

Birth
1914

Wilfred Howard Mellers, composer

Birth
1914

Bernard Malamud, US, novelist (Fixer, Natural, Pulitizer 1967)

Birth
1914

Horace Leonard Gold, Sci-Fi writer/editor

Birth
1915

Italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France and Russia

Event
1916

Arnoldus Christian Vlok van Wyk, composer

Birth
1916

Morris L West, Australia, novelist (Shoes of the Fisherman)

Birth
1917

I[eoh] M[ing] Pei, Canton, China, architect (1961 Brunner Prize)

Birth
1917

Sal "The Barber" Maglie, pitcher (NY Giants, 8th best won-lost pct)

Birth
1918

Stafford Repp, Calif, actor (Chief O'Hara-Batman, Plunder Road)

Birth
1918

Jack Morpurgo, American Literature scholar (Leeds University)

Birth
1918

Fanny Blankers-Koen, Holland, 100m/200m dash, hurdler (Olym-gold-1948)

Birth
1920

H Shapley and H D Curtis hold "great debate" on nature of nebulae

Event
1920

Juan C Lampe, Aruba, pianist/composer

Birth
1920

Srinivasa Ramanujan, Indian math genius (ã/Notebooks), dies at 32

Death
1921

Harry Knutton, Maj-Gen/dir-general (London City and Guilds Institute)

Birth
1921

Margaret Gowing, professor (history, science)

Birth
1921

Jimmy Giuffre, jazz musician

Birth
1922

Pol Bury, Belgian sculptor

Birth
1922

Paul-Andre Gaillard, composer

Birth
1922

Margaret Scott, founder (Australian Ballet School)

Birth
1922

Mike Kellin, Hartford Ct, actor (Honestly Celeste, Fitz and Bones)

Birth