Historical Events In April - 26
Thursday, 19 May 2022
1983 On this day in history bronislaw Kaper, composer, dies at 81
1984 Count Basie jazz piano great, dies at 78 on April - 26.
1984 On this day in history henry Rowland actor, dies at 70
1984 Liverpool's Cavern Club reopens on April - 26.
1984 May McAvoy actress, dies at 82 after a heart attack on April - 26.
1984 On this day in history pres Reagan visits China
1984 Henry Rowland, actor (Rogue's Regiment), dies at 70 on April - 26.
1986 An accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant leads to widespread nuclear contamination on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history 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.
1986 Maria Shriver & Arnold Schwarzenegger marry on April - 26.
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 April - 26 tNN Viewers choice awards-Randy Travis wins in 5 categories
1989 On this day in history aT&T announces NJ's 201 area code will split into 908 & 201
1989 On this day in history 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 Lucille Ball, comedienne (I Love Lucy), dies of heart attack at 78 on this day in history.
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 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 On April - 26 nY court of appeals ends 2« year legal battle over 1988 America's Cup by refusing jurisdiction of the case
1990 Carlos Pizarro Leongomez, Colombian pres candidate, assassinated on April - 26.
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 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 April - 26.
1992 Final episode of "Growing Pains" airs on this day in history.
1992 Alberta Vaughn, actress (Wild Horse, Silver Devil), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history alexander Knox, actor/writer (Gorky Park, Accident), dies at 88
1996 Burton Stein, historian, dies at 69 on April - 26.
1997 Joey Faye, comic (Fruit of the Loom grapes), dies at 86 on this day in history.
2002 On April - 26 robert SteinhÃ¤user German spree killer (b.1983)