Historical Events In April - 26
Thursday, 24 September 2020
1983 On April - 26 bronislaw Kaper, composer, dies at 81
1984 Count Basie jazz piano great, dies at 78 on April - 26.
1984 Henry Rowland actor, dies at 70 on April - 26.
1984 Liverpool's Cavern Club reopens on this day in history.
1984 On this day in history may McAvoy actress, dies at 82 after a heart attack
1984 Pres Reagan visits China on April - 26.
1984 Henry Rowland, actor (Rogue's Regiment), dies at 70 on April - 26.
1986 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1986 On April - 26 maria Shriver & Arnold Schwarzenegger marry
1986 Worst nuclear disaster, Chernobyl USSR, 31 die on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history bessie Love, actress (Broadway Melody, Isadora), dies at 87
1988 On this day in history tNN Viewers choice awards-Randy Travis wins in 5 categories
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 this day in history.
1989 Mike Tyson is ticketed for driving 71 MPH in 30 mile zone in Albany on this day in history.
1989 Lucille Ball, comedienne (I Love Lucy), dies of heart attack at 78 on April - 26.
1990 126 die in a (6.9) earthquake in China on this day in history.
1990 On this day in history danny Wood of New Kids, steps on a stuffed animal & twists his ankle
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 this day in history.
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 Carlos Pizarro Leongomez, Colombian pres candidate, assassinated on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history "Dinosaurs" premiers on ABC-TV
1991 Vice-Admiral Charles Thomas resigns, warns defense cuts will threaten sovereignty and endanger lives of military personnel on April - 26.
1991 On this day in history carmine Coppola, composer/father of Francis Ford Coppola, dies
1992 "Jelly's Last Jam" opens at Virginia theater on Broadway on April - 26.
1992 "Who's The Boss," final episode after 8 years on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 SteinhÃ¤user German spree killer (b.1983) on April - 26.