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 This day in History - June 26
415 Historic Events for June 26
1857

62 receive Victoria Cross

Event
1857

Cawnpore England massacre

Event
1862

Day 2 of 7 Days-Battle of Mechanicsville VA (Meadow Bridge)

Event
1862

US Army of Virginia established under Gen John Pope

Event
1862

Battle of Beaver Dam Creek-Union repulses Confederacy in Virginia

Event
1863

Andrew Hull Foote, US Union lt admiral, dies

Death
1865

Charles E Bonin, French explorer/diplomat (China)

Birth
1865

Bernard Berenson, art critic (Italian Painters of the Renaissance)

Birth
1865

George C Pearce, actor (Country Kid, British Agent, Valiant)

Birth
1866

Josef Swickard, Coblenz Germany, actor (Lost City, Tale of 2 Cities)

Birth
1869

Martin Anderson Nex”, Danish poet/writer (Tabte Generation)

Birth
1870

1st section of Atlantic City (NJ) Boardwalk opens

Event
1870

Wagner's opera "Valkyrie" premieres in Munich

Event
1874

Albert Relf, cricketer (England all-rounder in 13 Tests 1903-14)

Birth
1874

Mikhail Vladimirovich Ivanov-Boretsky, composer

Birth
1875

Camille Zeckwer, composer

Birth
1876

Nico[laas P] de Jong, Dutch radio play actor (Laughter and Tears)

Birth
1878

Albert Siklos, composer

Birth
1878

Ernest Torrence, Edinburgh Scotland, actor (Hunchback of Notre Dame)

Birth
1879

Ismael Pasha resigns as khedive of Egypt

Event
1885

Anna M F van Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 9/26]

Birth
1885

Andr‚ Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac)

Birth
1885

Billy Jenkins, [Erich Rosenthal], Magdeburg

Birth
1886

Margaretha C E "Greta" Beekman, actress (Wrong Poes)

Birth
1887

Anthony G de Rothschild, Britain, philanthropist

Birth