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Important Events Of April 26



1997    "Life," opens at Barrymore Theater New York City
1996    Shaun Pollock takes 4 wkts in 4 balls for Warwickshire in B&H
1996    Sotherby ends 4 day auction of Jackie O stuff-take in $34.5 million
1995    Baseball season begins after lengthy strike
1995    Coors Field, opens in Denver, Rockies beat Mets 11-9 in 14 innings
1994    26.9 degrees C in Prestebakke Norway (Norwegian April high temp record)
1994    Mad About You actress Leila Kenzel (33) weds Neil Monaco (34)
1994    Taiwan Airbus A-300 crashes at Nagoya Japan, 262 killed
1994    1st multi-racial election in South Africa begins [3 days] Dr. Nomaza Paintin is 1st black South African to vote
1993    "Shakespeare for My Father" opens at Helen Hayes New York City for 266 performances
1993    Boeing 737 crashes at Aurangabad, kills 56
1993    NBC announces Conan O'Brien to replace David Letterman
1993    STS-55 (Columbia) launches into orbit
1992    "Grand Hotel" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City after 1,018 performances
1992    "Growing Pains," final episode on ABC TV
1992    "Jelly's Last Jam" opens at Virginia Theater New York City for 569 performances
1992    "Master Builder" closes at Belasco Theater New York City after 45 performances
1992    "Metro" closes at Minskoff Theater New York City after 13 performances
1992    "Who's The Boss," final episode after 8 years on ABC TV
1992    Alex Haley, (Roots), wins 1992 Ellis Island Award, posthumously
1992    Maggie Will wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic
1992    Ozzie Smith steals his 500th base
1991    "Dinosaurs" premieres on ABC-TV
1991    23 killed in Kansas and Oklahoma by tornadoes
1991    Soccer star Diego Maradona, suspended for using cocaine, arrested in Argentina for possession and distribution of illegal narcotics
1990    "Accomplice" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater New York City for 52 performances
1990    126 die in a (6.9) earthquake in China
1990    Danny Wood of New Kids, steps on a stuffed animal and twists his ankle
1990    New York court of appeals ends 2 year legal battle over 1988 America's Cup by refusing jurisdiction of case
1990    Nolan Ryan ties Bob Feller's record of pitching 12 1-hitters
1989    AT&T announces New Jersey's 201 area code will split into 908 and 201
1989    Mike Tyson is ticketed for driving 71 MPH in 30 mile zone in Albany
1988    1st TNN Viewers choice awards - Randy Travis wins in 5 categories
1988    NBA approves addition of 3rd referee in 1988-89 season
1988    New York Met Davey Johnson becomes 2nd manager to record 400 victory in 1st 4 years (Al Lopez did it 1st)
1987    "Barbara Cook: A Concert..." closes at Ambassador New York City after 13 performances
1986    Actor/body builder Arnold Schwarzenegger weds newscaster Maria Shriver
1986    Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Marshall Holman
1986    France performs nuclear test
1986    Game between Angels and Twins delayed for 9 minutes by strong winds
1986    Worst nuclear disaster, 4th reactor at Chernobyl U.S.S.R. explodes, 31 die
1984    Liverpool's Cavern Club reopens
1984    President Reagan visits China
1983    Bruins 2-Isles 5-Wales Conference Championship-Isles hold 1-0 lead
1983    Dow Jones Industrial Avg breaks 1,200 for 1st time
1983    San Antonio spurs beat Denver Nuggets, 152-133 in NBA playoff game
1982    Argentina surrenders to Britain on S Georgia near Falkland Island
1982    CBS radio begins youth oriented broadcast Radio Radio
1982    Gene Michael becomes New York Yankee manager for 2nd time
1982    Rod Stewart is mugged, gunman steals his $50,000 Porsche
1981    "Copperfield" closes at ANTA Theater New York City after 13 performances
1981    Largest U.S. bank robbery in Tucson, Arizona, more than $33 million stolen
1980    Gerard Nijboer runs Dutch record marathon (2:09:01)
1980    Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1980    Iran begins scattering U.S. hostages from U.S. Embassy
1980    Longest jump by a jet boat is set at 120'
1980    Phillies' Steve Carlton pitches his 6th 1-hitter (beats Cards)
1978    France sends troops to Chad
1978    NASA launches space vehicle S-201
1977    New York's famed disco Studio 54 opens
1976    Pan Am begins non-stop flights New York City - Tokyo
1975    Mario Soares' Socialist Party wins 1st free election in Portugal
1975    Penguins 0-Isles 1-Quarterfinals-Isles win series 4-3
1975    Phillies Mike Schmidt's 2 home runs ties NL record of 11 home runs in April
1974    Landslide in Huancavelica Province Peru creates a natural dam
1974    Malta adopts constitution
1974    Yankees trade Peterson, Beene, Kline and Buskey to Indians for Chambliss, Tidrow and Upshaw
1973    "2 Gentlemen of Verona," musical opens in London
1973    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1971    Heaviest rains ever in Bahia district of Brazil, 15" in 24 hours
1971    Turkey state of siege proclaimed
1970    "Company" opens at Alvin Theater New York City for 690 performances
1969    "Celebration" closes at Ambassador Theater New York City after 110 performances
1969    "George M!" closes at Palace Theater New York City after 435 performances
1969    Firestone World Bowling Tournament (Mercury Open) won by Jim Godman
1968    Students seize administration building at Ohio State
1968    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1968    U.S. underground nuclear test, "Boxcar," 1 megaton device
1967    "Hallelujah, Baby!" opens at Martin Beck Theater New York City for 293 performances
1967    KSPS TV channel 7 in Spokane, WA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1967    San Marco 2 Launch (1st Equatorial Launch)
1966    Arnold "Red" Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach
1965    Ives' 4th Symphony premieres
1964    18th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat San Francisco Warriors, 4 games to 1
1964    Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1964    Tanganyika and Zanzibar form United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar
1962    1st Lockheed A-12 flies
1962    Ranger 4 crash lands on (backside of) Moon
1962    Red Sox Bill Monbouquette no-hits White Sox 1-0
1962    U.S. and U.K. launch Ariel; 1st international payload
1961    French paratroopers' revolt suppressed in Algeria
1961    Roger Maris hits 1st of 61 homers in 1961
1959    Cuba invades Panama
1959    Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Betsy Rawls Golf Open
1957    Jamestown, Virginia 350th Anniversary Festival opens
1954    Far Eastern Affairs conference opens in Geneva
1954    Nationwide test of Salk anti-polio vaccine begins
1952    Patty Berg scores 64, best competitive round of golf by a woman
1952    U.S. minesweeper "Hobson" rams aircraft carrier "Wasp," kills 176
1951    Queen Juliana opens Brielsche Mausoleum
1950    Last horse race at Havre de Grace Track in Md, is run
1950    University of Miami ends William and Mary straight tennis match victories at 82
1947    "Bless the Bride" musical opens in London
1945    Marshal Henri Philippe Petain, leader of France's Vichy collaborationist regime during WW II, arrested for treason
1944    1st B-29 attacked by Japanese fighters, one fighter shot down
1944    Papandreou government in Greece forms
1942    Coal mine explosion kills 1,549 at Honkeiko Manchuria
1942    Luftwaffe bombs Bath
1941    A tradition begins, 1st organ at a baseball stadium for the Chicago Cubs
1941    Potatoes rationed in Holland
1938    Austrian Jews required to register property above 5,000 Reichsmarks
1937    German Luftwaffe destroys Basque town of Guernica in Spain
1936    Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 4th Symphony
1935    Frank Boucher is given NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship permanently for winning it 7 of 11 years
1933    Jewish students are barred from school in Germany
1932    Jean Anouilh's "L'Ermine," premieres in Paris
1931    Lou Gehrig hits a home run but is called out for passing a runner, mistake costs him AL home run crown; he and Babe Ruth tie for season
1929    1st non-stop England to India flight lands
1928    Madame Tussaud's waxwork exhibition opens in London
1926    Germany and Russia sign neutrality/peace treaty
1926    Karachai Autonomous Region forms in RSFSR (until 1943)
1925    Pulitzer prize awarded to Edna Ferber for "So big"
1923    English prince Albert (George VI) marries lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
1920    H Shapley and H D Curtis hold "great debate" on nature of nebulae
1915    Italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France and Russia
1913    Panama-Pacific International Exposition opens in San Francisco
1913    Sun Yet San calls for revolt against President Yuan Shikai in China
1912    1st homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox)
1907    Jamestown, Virginia Tercentenary Exposition opens
1906    1st motion pictures shown in Hawaii
1905    Cubs Jack McCarthy becomes only major league player to throw out 3 runners at plate in 1 game, all were ends of a double play
1904    Bell Telephone Company of Antwerp Belgium forms
1900    AL opener in Cleveland draws 6,500
1893    1st Cleveland Board of Park Commissioners forms
1890    Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London
1887    Huntsville Electric Co forms to sell electricity
1865    Battle of Durham Station, North Carolina (Greensboro)
1865    Battle of Ft. Tobacco, Virginia
1865    Confederate General J E Johnston surrenders Army of Tennessee, at Durham North Carolina
1855    Composer Gioacchino Rossini leaves Italy
1853    Dutch King William III disbands 2nd Chamber
1841    "Bombay Gazette" begins publishing on silk
1835    Frederic Chopins "Grand Polonaise Brillante," premieres in Paris
1828    Russia declares war on Turkey to support Greece's independence
1819    Odd Fellows Lodge forms
1814    King Louis XVIII lands on Calais, from England
1803    Meteorites fall in L'Aigle, France
1777    Sybil Ludington, 16, rode from New York to Ct rallying her fathers militia
1755    1st Russian university opens (Moscow)
1721    Smallpox vaccination 1st administrated
1709    Frisian viceroy Johan Willem Friso marries countess Maria Louisa
1677    Emperor Leopold I forms University of Innsbruck
1655    Dutch West Indies Co denies Peter Stuyvesant's desire to exclude Jews from New Amsterdam
1654    Jews are expelled from Brazil
1607    1st British to establish an American colony land at Cape Henry, Va