Historical Events Happened In April - 26
Tuesday, 30 August 2016
1983 Bronislaw Kaper, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1984 On April - 26 count Basie jazz piano great, dies at 78
1984 Henry Rowland actor, dies at 70 on April - 26.
1984 Liverpool's Cavern Club reopens on April - 26.
1984 May McAvoy actress, dies at 82 after a heart attack on this day in history.
1984 Pres Reagan visits China on April - 26.
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 On April - 26 broderick Crawford actor (Highway Patrol), dies at 74
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 this day in history maria Shriver & Arnold Schwarzenegger marry
1986 On this day in history worst nuclear disaster, Chernobyl USSR, 31 die
1986 On this day in history bessie Love, actress (Broadway Melody, Isadora), dies at 87
1988 TNN Viewers choice awards-Randy Travis wins in 5 categories on this day in history.
1989 AT&T announces NJ's 201 area code will split into 908 & 201 on April - 26.
1989 Lucille Ball comedienne/actress dies at 78 of a massive heart attack on April - 26.
1989 On April - 26 mike Tyson is ticketed for driving 71 MPH in 30 mile zone in Albany
1989 On this day in history lucille Ball, comedienne (I Love Lucy), dies of heart attack at 78
1990 126 die in a (6.9) earthquake in China on April - 26.
1990 Danny Wood of New Kids, steps on a stuffed animal & twists his ankle on April - 26.
1990 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 on April - 26.
1990 On April - 26 nY court of appeals ends 2« year legal battle over 1988 America's Cup by refusing jurisdiction of the case
1990 On this day in history carlos Pizarro Leongomez, Colombian pres candidate, assassinated
1991 "Dinosaurs" premiers on ABC-TV on April - 26.
1991 On this day in history vice-Admiral Charles Thomas resigns, warns defense cuts will threaten sovereignty and endanger lives of military personnel
1991 On April - 26 carmine Coppola, composer/father of Francis Ford Coppola, dies
1992 On April - 26 "Jelly's Last Jam" opens at Virginia theater on Broadway
1992 On April - 26 "Who's The Boss," final episode after 8 years
1992 Final episode of "Growing Pains" airs on April - 26.
1992 On April - 26 alberta Vaughn, actress (Wild Horse, Silver Devil), dies at 87
1995 On this day in history alexander Knox, actor/writer (Gorky Park, Accident), dies at 88
1996 Burton Stein, historian, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1997 Joey Faye, comic (Fruit of the Loom grapes), dies at 86 on April - 26.
2002 Robert SteinhĂ¤user German spree killer (b.1983) on April - 26.