Historical Events For April - 26
Sunday, 22 January 2017
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 this day in history.
1984 Liverpool's Cavern Club reopens on April - 26.
1984 On April - 26 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 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 On April - 26 tNN Viewers choice awards-Randy Travis wins in 5 categories
1989 On April - 26 aT&T announces NJ's 201 area code will split into 908 & 201
1989 Lucille Ball comedienne/actress dies at 78 of a massive heart attack on April - 26.
1989 Mike Tyson is ticketed for driving 71 MPH in 30 mile zone in Albany on April - 26.
1989 Lucille Ball, comedienne (I Love Lucy), dies of heart attack at 78 on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1990 On this day in history carlos Pizarro Leongomez, Colombian pres candidate, assassinated
1991 On this day in history "Dinosaurs" premiers on ABC-TV
1991 On April - 26 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 "Jelly's Last Jam" opens at Virginia theater on Broadway on this day in history.
1992 "Who's The Boss," final episode after 8 years on April - 26.
1992 On this day in history final episode of "Growing Pains" airs
1992 Alberta Vaughn, actress (Wild Horse, Silver Devil), dies at 87 on April - 26.
1995 Alexander Knox, actor/writer (Gorky Park, Accident), dies at 88 on April - 26.
1996 Burton Stein, historian, dies at 69 on April - 26.
1997 On April - 26 joey Faye, comic (Fruit of the Loom grapes), dies at 86
2002 On this day in history robert SteinhĂ¤user German spree killer (b.1983)