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 This day in History - July 26
377 Historic Events for July 26
1872

Michele Carafa, composer, dies at 84

Death
1874

Serge Koussevitzky, Vishny-Volotchok, Russia conductor (Boston Symp)

Birth
1875

Carl Gustav Jung, Switzerland, doctor (founded analytic psychology)

Birth
1876

Ernest Schelling, Belvidere NJ, composer/conductor (Victory Ball)

Birth
1877

Hubert Ahaus, missionary (Harvest Fields)

Birth
1881

French marines occupy Tunisian harbor city Sfax

Event
1881

George Borrow, writer, dies

Death
1881

Alexander J Kropholler, architect

Birth
1882

Richard Wagner's opera "Parsifal," premieres in Beirut

Event
1885

Andr‚ Maurois, Elbeuf, France, novelist/biographer

Birth
1887

1st Esperanto book published

Event
1888

M Jouhandeau, writer

Birth
1891

Henry James' "American," premieres in London

Event
1891

Jacques Pirenne, Belgian historian

Birth
1892

Philipp Jarnach, composer

Birth
1892

Pearl Buck, prize winning novelist

Birth
1893

George Grosz, German painter (Gott mit uns)

Birth
1894

Ludovicus J Rogier, Dutch historian (Henric van Veldeken)

Birth
1894

Aldous L Huxley, Surrey England, author (Brave New World)

Birth
1895

Jerry Verno, London England, actor (River of Unrest, Sweeney Todd)

Birth
1895

Robert Graves, London England, writer/poet (I Claudius) [or 6/26]

Birth
1896

Charles Butterworth, US, lawyer/actor (Mad Genius)

Birth
1896

Evelyn Preer, US actress (Homesteader, Spider's Webs)

Birth
1897

Paul Gallico, NY, novelist

Birth
1897

37.5 cm rainfall at Jewell, Maryland (state record)

Event