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Historical Events Happened In April - 26

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1983  On this day in history bronislaw Kaper, composer, dies at 81  

1984  On this day in history count Basie jazz piano great, dies at 78  

1984  Henry Rowland actor, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1984  On this day in history liverpool's Cavern Club reopens  

1984  On this day in history may McAvoy actress, dies at 82 after a heart attack  

1984  On April - 26 pres Reagan visits China  

1984  Henry Rowland, actor (Rogue's Regiment), dies at 70 on April - 26.  

1986  On April - 26 an accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant leads to widespread nuclear contamination  

1986  Broderick Crawford actor (Highway Patrol), dies at 74 on April - 26.  

1986  Kashmir-India Border Region a 5.5 earthquake resulted in six people killed, about 30 injured and 85 percent of the houses damaged in the Dharmsala, India area on April - 26.  

1986  On April - 26 maria Shriver & Arnold Schwarzenegger marry  

1986  Worst nuclear disaster, Chernobyl USSR, 31 die on April - 26.  

1986  Bessie Love, actress (Broadway Melody, Isadora), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

1988  TNN Viewers choice awards-Randy Travis wins in 5 categories on this day in history.  

1989  On this day in history aT&T announces NJ's 201 area code will split into 908 & 201  

1989  On this day in history lucille Ball comedienne/actress dies at 78 of a massive heart attack  

1989  Mike Tyson is ticketed for driving 71 MPH in 30 mile zone in Albany on April - 26.  

1989  On this day in history lucille Ball, comedienne (I Love Lucy), dies of heart attack at 78  

1990  On April - 26 126 die in a (6.9) earthquake in China  

1990  Danny Wood of New Kids, steps on a stuffed animal & twists his ankle on April - 26.  

1990  On April - 26 in the Qinghai Province, Chinaa 6.9 quake resulted in at least 126 people killed, many injured, extensive damage and landslides in the Gonghe-Xinghai area  

1990  NY court of appeals ends 2 year legal battle over 1988 America's Cup by refusing jurisdiction of the case on April - 26.  

1990  On this day in history carlos Pizarro Leongomez, Colombian pres candidate, assassinated  

1991  On April - 26 "Dinosaurs" premiers on ABC-TV  

1991  Vice-Admiral Charles Thomas resigns, warns defense cuts will threaten sovereignty and endanger lives of military personnel on this day in history.  

1991  Carmine Coppola, composer/father of Francis Ford Coppola, dies on April - 26.  

1992  On April - 26 "Jelly's Last Jam" opens at Virginia theater on Broadway  

1992  On this day in history "Who's The Boss," final episode after 8 years  

1992  Final episode of "Growing Pains" airs on this day in history.  

1992  On April - 26 alberta Vaughn, actress (Wild Horse, Silver Devil), dies at 87  

1995  Alexander Knox, actor/writer (Gorky Park, Accident), dies at 88 on April - 26.  

1996  Burton Stein, historian, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1997  On this day in history joey Faye, comic (Fruit of the Loom grapes), dies at 86  

2002  Robert Steinhäuser German spree killer (b.1983) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1319  On April - 26 birth of jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64)  

1538  On April - 26 birth of giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato)  

1564  William Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet) was born on April - 26.  

1567  On April - 26 birth of nicolas Forme, composer  

1573  Marie de'Medici, Queen of France was born on this day in history.  

1603  On April - 26 birth of francesco Nigetti, composer  

1637  Philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized was born on this day in history.  

1648  On April - 26 birth of pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706)  

Famous Deaths In April - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0757  On this day in history stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies  

1192  On April - 26 death of emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127)  

1196  Alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies on this day in history.  

1444  On this day in history robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65  

1476  On April - 26 death of simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453)  

1478  Death of Giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24 on this day in history.  

1489  Death of Ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465) on April - 26.  

1558  Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on April - 26.  

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