On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1834

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Artemus Ward [Charles Farrar Browne], American humorist (considered to be America's first stand-up comedian), born in Waterford, Maine (d. 1867)
  • Horatio Richmond Palmer, American composer and choir director, born in Sherburne, New York (d. 1907)