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What Happened on August 26, 1846

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Felix Mendelssohn's oratorio "Elijah" premieres at the Birmingham Festival in England

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn
  • W A Bartlett appointed 1st US mayor of Yerba Buena (San Francisco)
1846 Highlights

About August 26, 1846

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo