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 This day in History - April 26
406 Historic Events for April 26
1932

Bill Lockwood, cricketer (43 wickets in 12 Tests for England), dies

Death
1932

Jean Anouilh's "L'Ermine," premieres in Paris

Event
1933

Carol Burnett, San Antonio Tx, comedian/actress (Annie, 4 Seasons)

Birth
1933

Jewish students are barred from school in Germany

Event
1934

J Micheal McCloskey, environmentalist/chairman (Sierra Club)

Birth
1935

Frank Boucher is given NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship permanently for winning it 7 of 11 years

Event
1936

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 4th Symphony

Event
1936

Edward Cazalet, British High Court Judge

Birth
1937

Robert Boozer, Omaha Neb, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1960)

Birth
1937

German Luftwaffe destroys Basque town of Guernica in Spain

Event
1938

Duane Eddy, Phoenix, Az, country singer (Peter Gunn, Cannonball)

Birth
1938

Maurice Williams, rocker

Birth
1938

Willie Wood, bowler

Birth
1938

Edmund Husserl, German philosopher (study of phenomenon), dies at 79

Death
1938

Austrian Jews required to register property above 5,000 Reichsmarks

Event
1939

Roger Buckley, British High Court Judge

Birth
1940

Carl Bosch, German chemist (BASF, IG Farben, Nobel 1931), dies at 65

Death
1940

Giorgio Moroder, composer (Let it Ride, Cat People, Top Gun)

Birth
1941

Jean Demoor, Belgian physician/physiologist/educationalist, dies at 74

Death
1941

Potatoes rationed in Holland

Event
1941

John Battle, MP

Birth
1941

A tradition begins, 1st organ at a baseball stadium (Chicago Cubs)

Event
1942

Luftwaffe bombs Bath

Event
1942

Claudine Auger, Paris France, Miss France (1958)/actress (Thunderball)

Birth
1942

Bobby Rydell, Phila Pa, rock singer (Wild One, Bye Bye Birdie)

Birth