Historical Events In April - 26
Friday, 22 March 2019
2005 On this day in history facing international pressure, Syria withdraws the last of its 14,000 troop military garrison in Lebanon ending its twenty nine year military domination of that country.
2007 On April - 26 russians riot in Tallinn, Estonia, about moving the Bronze Soldier. Two nights of rioting leave one dead.
2012 On April - 26 70 people are killed by rocket attacks by the Syrian Army on the city of Hama
2012 Former Liberian President Charles Taylor is found guilty on 11 counts of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity during the Sierra Leone Civil War on this day in history.
2013 30 people are killed after a bus crashes following a Taliban attack in southern Afghanistan on this day in history.
2017 Gift Ngoepe becomes 1st black African to play in Major League Baseball, for the Pittsburgh Pirates on April - 26.
2018 On April - 26 serial killer "Golden State Killer" identified after 40 years as a former police officer, responsible for 12 killings, 50 rapes in California
2018 On April - 26 comedian Bill Cosby is found guilty of sexual assault in Pennsylvania
2018 On April - 26 nFL Draft: 4 quarterbacks are taken in the top 10 selections for the first time in history