On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1785

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJohn James Audubon

John James Audubon, American bird watcher and artist (The Birds of America), born in Les Cayes, Haiti (d. 1851)

Ornithologist John James Audubon
Ornithologist
John James Audubon

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, German composer, dies at 40