Historical Events In April - 26
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
2005 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 on this day in history.
2007 Russians riot in Tallinn, Estonia, about moving the Bronze Soldier. Two nights of rioting leave one dead on April - 26.
2012 70 people are killed by rocket attacks by the Syrian Army on the city of Hama on April - 26.
2012 On this day in history 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.
2013 30 people are killed after a bus crashes following a Taliban attack in southern Afghanistan on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history gift Ngoepe becomes 1st black African to play in Major League Baseball, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
2018 Serial killer "Golden State Killer" identified after 40 years as a former police officer, responsible for 12 killings, 50 rapes in California on April - 26.
2018 Comedian Bill Cosby is found guilty of sexual assault in Pennsylvania on April - 26.
2018 On this day in history nFL Draft: 4 quarterbacks are taken in the top 10 selections for the first time in history
2019 Avengers: Endgame is released in theaters, breaking many box-office records, including becoming the highest grossing movie of all time on April - 26.
2020 On April - 26 king Salman issues a royal decree, declaring that people will no longer be executed in Saudi Arabia for crimes they were convicted of when they were minors.
2021 President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces Turkey will go into full lockdown till May 17 to a curb COVID-19 surge and world's 4th highest caseload  on April - 26.
2021 Kanye West 's Nike Air Yeezy 1 Prototype trainers sell for a record $1.8 million in a private sale at Sotheby's on April - 26.