Historical Events In April - 26
Friday, 03 July 2020
1983 On April - 26 bronislaw Kaper, composer, dies at 81
1984 Count Basie jazz piano great, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1984 On this day in history henry Rowland actor, dies at 70
1984 On April - 26 liverpool's Cavern Club reopens
1984 May McAvoy actress, dies at 82 after a heart attack on this day in history.
1984 On April - 26 pres Reagan visits China
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 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 this day in history.
1986 On this day in history maria Shriver & Arnold Schwarzenegger marry
1986 On April - 26 worst nuclear disaster, Chernobyl USSR, 31 die
1986 On April - 26 bessie Love, actress (Broadway Melody, Isadora), dies at 87
1988 TNN Viewers choice awards-Randy Travis wins in 5 categories on April - 26.
1989 On this day in history aT&T announces NJ's 201 area code will split into 908 & 201
1989 On April - 26 lucille Ball comedienne/actress dies at 78 of a massive heart attack
1989 Mike Tyson is ticketed for driving 71 MPH in 30 mile zone in Albany on April - 26.
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 this day in history.
1990 On April - 26 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 this day in history.
1990 On this day in history carlos Pizarro Leongomez, Colombian pres candidate, assassinated
1991 "Dinosaurs" premiers on ABC-TV on April - 26.
1991 Vice-Admiral Charles Thomas resigns, warns defense cuts will threaten sovereignty and endanger lives of military personnel on this day in history.
1991 Carmine Coppola, composer/father of Francis Ford Coppola, dies on this day in history.
1992 "Jelly's Last Jam" opens at Virginia theater on Broadway on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history "Who's The Boss," final episode after 8 years
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 On this day in history burton Stein, historian, dies at 69
1997 On April - 26 joey Faye, comic (Fruit of the Loom grapes), dies at 86
2002 Robert SteinhÃ¤user German spree killer (b.1983) on April - 26.