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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.  

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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 Steinhäuser German spree killer (b.1983) on April - 26.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1319  Jean II, the Good, king of France (1350-64) was born on this day in history.  

1538  Giovanni P Lomazzo, Italian writer/poet (Trattato) was born on this day in history.  

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

1567  On this day in history birth of nicolas Forme, composer  

1573  Marie de'Medici, Queen of France was born on April - 26.  

1603  On April - 26 birth of francesco Nigetti, composer  

1637  On April - 26 birth of philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized  

1648  Pedro II, King of Portugal (1683-1706) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0757  On April - 26 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 April - 26 robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65  

1476  Death of Simonetta Vespucci, inspiration of Botticelli (b.1453) on this day in history.  

1478  Death of Giuliano de' Medici, Medeheerser of Florence, murdered at about 24 on April - 26.  

1489  On April - 26 death of ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465)  

1558  On this day in history jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies  

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