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Historical Events In April - 26

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

1965  Aaron Avshalomov, composer, dies at 70 on April - 26.  

1966  Arnold "Red" Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach on April - 26.  

1967  "Hallelujah, Baby!" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 293 perfs on April - 26.  

1968  Students seize administration building at Ohio State on April - 26.  

1968  US underground nuclear test, "Boxcar", 1 megaton device on April - 26.  

1969  "Celebration" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 110 performances on this day in history.  

1970  On this day in history gypsy Rose Lee stripper/actress (Pruitts of S Hampton), dies at 56  

1970  "Company" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 690 performances on April - 26.  

1970  Gypsy Rose Lee, stripper/actress (Pruitts of S Hampton), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1971  Heaviest rains ever in Bahia district of Brazil, 15" in 24 hrs on April - 26.  

1971  SF lightship replaced by automatic buoy on this day in history.  

1972  Margaret A R Bonds, US pianist/composer/arranger, dies at 59 on April - 26.  

1973  On this day in history irene Ryan actress (Granny-Beverly Hillbillies), dies at 69  

1973  Irene Ryan, actress (Granny-Beverly Hillbillies), dies at 69 on April - 26.  

1974  Landslide in Huancavelica Province Peru creates a natural dam on this day in history.  

1976  Allan Jackson newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1976  On this day in history felix Aguilar Observatory discovers asteroid #3649  

1976  Neil McCallum actor (Pete-Saber of London), dies at 45 on April - 26.  

1976  Allan Jackson, newscaster (Youth Takes a Stand), dies at 60 on April - 26.  

1977  On this day in history nY's famed disco Studio 54 opens  

1978  NASA launches space vehicle S-201 on April - 26.  

1980  On this day in history iran begins scattering US hostages from the US Embassy  

1980  On April - 26 longest jump by a jet boat is set at 120'  

1980  On this day in history cicely Courtneidge, actress (Double Exposure), dies at 87  

1981  Jim Davis actor (Jack Ewing-Dallas), dies at 65 on April - 26.  

1981  Madge Evans TV panelist (Masquerade Party), dies at 71 on April - 26.  

1981  On this day in history jim Davis, actor (Jack Ewing-Dallas), dies at 65  

1982  Argentina surrenders to Britain on S Georgia near Falkland Island on April - 26.  

1982  Dame Cella Johnson British actress, dies of a stroke at 73 on this day in history.  

1982  Rod Stewart is mugged, the gunman steals his $50,000 Porsche on this day in history.  

1982  Celia Johnson, British actress (Jean Brodie), dies of stroke at 73 on April - 26.  

1983  Bronislaw Kaper composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1983  On April - 26 dow Jones Industrial Avg breaks 1200 for first time  

1983  On this day in history vaughn Taylor actor (Johnny Jupiter), dies at 72  

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

1564  On this day in history birth of william Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon England, playwright (Hamlet)  

1567  Nicolas Forme, composer was born on April - 26.  

1573  On April - 26 birth of marie de'Medici, Queen of France  

1603  Francesco Nigetti, composer was born on April - 26.  

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)  

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Famous Deaths In April - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0757  Stephen II, Pope (752-57), dies on April - 26.  

1192  Death of Emperor Go-Shirakawa of Japan (b. 1127) on April - 26.  

1196  Alfonso II, King of Aragon (1162-96), dies on April - 26.  

1444  Robert Campin, South Neth painter/porter of Doornik, dies at about 65 on April - 26.  

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 this day in history death of ashikaga Yoshihisa, Japanese shogun (b. 1465)  

1558  Jean Francois Fernel, French physician, dies on this day in history.  

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