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 This day in History - September 26
373 Historic Events for September 26
1788

Fran‡ois Bainville, composer, dies at 63

Death
1789

Samuel Osgood 1st Postmaster and Edmund J Randolph 1st Attorney Genl

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1789

4th Postmaster General: Samuel Osgood of Mass takes office

Event
1789

Jefferson appointed 1st Sec of State; John Jay 1st chief justice;

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1791

J L A Th‚odore G‚ricault, French painter (Easy-Going of Medusa)

Birth
1808

Pavel Vranicky, composer, dies at 51

Death
1815

Russia, Prussia and Austria sign Holy Alliance

Event
1820

Isvar Chandra Vidyasagar, father of Bengali prose (Exile of Sita)

Birth
1820

Daniel Boone, frontiersman, dies in Missouri at 85

Death
1821

Alvin Peterson Hovey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1823

Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist (Denj, Moskvitsh)

Birth
1824

Kapiolani defies Pele (Hawaiian volcano goddess) and lives

Event
1831

Robert Montgomery Bird's "Gladiator," premieres in NYC

Event
1832

Pyotr Petrovich Sokal'sky, composer

Birth
1835

Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Lucia di Lammermoor," premieres in Naples

Event
1841

Pavel Ivanovich Blaramberg, composer

Birth
1861

2nd British Golf Open: Tom Morris Sr shoots a 163 at Prestwick Club

Event
1866

Carl Almqvist, Swedish author (Amorina), dies at 72

Death
1867

Maggie L Walker, black business and civic leader

Birth
1868

Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, composer

Birth
1870

Christian X, king of Denmark (1912-47)

Birth
1871

Philip Cipriani Hambly Potter, composer, dies at 78

Death
1872

Ottokar T Czernin von und zu Chudenitz, Austrian Foreign min (1916-18)

Birth
1873

Amilcare Zanella, composer

Birth
1874

1st Grand International Rifle match held

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