Historical Events In April - 26
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
1983 Bronislaw Kaper, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1984 On this day in history count Basie jazz piano great, dies at 78
1984 Henry Rowland actor, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1984 Liverpool's Cavern Club reopens on this day in history.
1984 May McAvoy actress, dies at 82 after a heart attack on April - 26.
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 On April - 26 broderick Crawford actor (Highway Patrol), dies at 74
1986 On April - 26 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
1986 Maria Shriver & Arnold Schwarzenegger marry on this day in history.
1986 On April - 26 worst nuclear disaster, Chernobyl USSR, 31 die
1986 Bessie Love, actress (Broadway Melody, Isadora), dies at 87 on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history 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 On this day in history mike Tyson is ticketed for driving 71 MPH in 30 mile zone in Albany
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 April - 26 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 On this day in history carlos Pizarro Leongomez, Colombian pres candidate, assassinated
1991 On this day in history "Dinosaurs" premiers on ABC-TV
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 this day in history "Jelly's Last Jam" opens at Virginia theater on Broadway
1992 "Who's The Boss," final episode after 8 years on this day in history.
1992 Final episode of "Growing Pains" airs on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history alberta Vaughn, actress (Wild Horse, Silver Devil), dies at 87
1995 On April - 26 alexander Knox, actor/writer (Gorky Park, Accident), dies at 88
1996 On April - 26 burton Stein, historian, dies at 69
1997 Joey Faye, comic (Fruit of the Loom grapes), dies at 86 on April - 26.
2002 On April - 26 robert SteinhĂ¤user German spree killer (b.1983)