Historical Events for 26th April 2019

1655 – Dutch West Indies Co denies Peter Stuyvesant’s desire to exclude Jews from New Amsterdam
1835 – Frederic Chopin’s “Grand Polonaise Brillante” premieres in Paris
1907 – Jamestown, Virginia Tercentenary Exposition opens
1925 – Artist Diego Rivera resigns from the Mexican Communist Party
1937 – German Luftwaffe destroys Basque town of Guernica in Spain
1971 – San Francisco lightship replaced by automatic buoy
1974 – Yankees trade Peterson, Beene, Kline and Buskey to Indians for Chambliss, Tidrow and Upshaw
1976 – Pan Am begins non-stop flights NYC-Tokyo
1981 – “Copperfield” closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 13 performances
1992 – NFL Draft: University of Washington defensive end Steve Emtman from first pick by Indianapolis Colts

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