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 This day in History - June 26
415 Historic Events for June 26
1760

Johan I Jozef, monarch of Liechtenstein/fieldmarshal

Birth
1763

George Morland, England, artist of rural landscapes

Birth
1778

Angelo Antonio Caroli, composer, dies at 77

Death
1793

Gilbert White, naturalist/cleric, dies

Death
1794

Battle of Colors: France under Jourdan beats Austrian army

Event
1797

Charles Newbold patents 1st cast-iron plow. He can't sell it to farmers, though, they fear effects of iron on soil!

Event
1798

Eugene Godecharle, composer, dies at 56

Death
1807

Lightning hits gunpowder warehouse in Luxembourg; 230 die

Event
1819

Johann Wilhelm Stadler, composer, dies at 71

Death
1819

Slome Duikelar, [Abraham J Swalff], Yiddish writer, dies

Death
1819

Abner Doubleday, Mjr Gen (Union)/inventor (baseball) [or 1/26]

Birth
1821

Bartolom‚ Mitre, Argentine general

Birth
1823

Frederick Bowen Jewson, composer

Birth
1824

Moritz Furstenau, composer

Birth
1824

Kelvin, [William Thomson], British physicist (Kelvin Scale)

Birth
1827

Samuel Crompton, English inventor (mule-jenny), dies at 73

Death
1827

Christian A Vulpius, German writer (Ornaldo Ornaldini), dies

Death
1831

Julius Rodenberg, [Levy], German writer (Kriegs-Songs of War and Peace)

Birth
1836

Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle, author/composer (Marseillaise), dies

Death
1837

Victor Jean Baptiste Girardey, Brig General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1837

Martin Davis Hardin II, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1923

Birth
1843

Hong Kong proclaimed a British Crown Colony

Event
1844

US pres John Tyler marries Julia Gardiner in NYC

Event
1848

1st pure food law enacted in US

Event
1854

Robert Laird Borden, (C), 8th Canadian PM (1911-20)

Birth