On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1785

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJohn James Audubon

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

Ornithologist John James Audubon
John James Audubon

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Siegmund von Seckendorff, German composer, dies at 40
1785 Highlights

About April 26, 1785

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 236 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus