April 26

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on April 26. From 1900 until now. April 26 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Melania Trump (1970), Channing Tatum (1980) and Tom Welling (1977). Several movies were released around April 26 over the years, such as Brown of Harvard in 1926 directed by Jack Conway and The Sacrifice in 1986 directed by Andrei Tarkovsky.
But much more happened on April 26 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around April 26 over the years?
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Brown of Harvard

Brown of Harvard

Release year: 1926

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Country: United States of America

The Sacrifice

The Sacrifice

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir

Pixote

Pixote

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Hector Babenco

Starring: Fernando Ramos da Silva, Jorge Julião, Gilberto Moura, Edilson Lino

Chashme Buddoor

Chashme Buddoor

Release year: 1981

Directed by: Sai Paranjape

Starring: Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval, Saeed Jaffrey, Rakesh Bedi

The Harder They Fall

The Harder They Fall

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling, Mike Lane

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 26?


Holidays

  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
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Events

  • 2019 A large methane explosion at a coal mine in the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic in eastern Ukraine leaves 17 miners dead. (UrduPoint)
  • 2018 The United Nations reports the discovery of five "likely" mass graves in Blukwa Centre and Maze/Waliba in Ituri, Democratic Republic of Congo. (News24)
  • 2017 Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017): The pro-government Popular Mobilization Forces militia takes control of the mostly destroyed ancient city of Hatra in Iraq's Nineveh Governorate, following clashes with ISIL, who seized the ruins in 2014. (BBC)
  • 2016 Syrian Civil War: A Syrian government airstrike near Aleppo kills at least five members of the Syrian Civil Defense rescue organisation. Dozens of people have been killed in Aleppo over the past few days from government airstrikes and opposition bombardment. (Reuters)
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Books

Which were the most popular books released around April 26 over the years?
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The Boys From Brazil by Ira Levin

The Boys From Brazil

Year: 1976

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The classic thriller of Dr. Josef Mengele's nightmarish plot to restore the Third Reich.Alive and hiding in South America, the fiendish Nazi Dr. Josef Mengele gathers a group of former colleagues for a horrifying project—the creation of the Fourth Reich.

The Mosquito Coast by Paul Theroux

The Mosquito Coast

Year: 1982

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In a breathtaking adventure story, the paranoid and brilliant inventor Allie Fox takes his family to live in the Honduran jungle, determined to build a civilization better than the one they've

Tuesday The Rabbi Saw Red by Harry Kemelman

Tuesday The Rabbi Saw Red

Year: 1974

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Rabbi Small encounters militant activists, anarchists, and a mad bomber on a college campus in this New York Times bestseller Once again, Rabbi Small finds himself looking for solace outside the confines

The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West

The Fountain Overflows

Year: 1957

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The lives of the talented Aubrey children have long been clouded by their father?s genius for instability, but his new job in the London suburbs promises, for a time at least, reprieve from scandal and the threat of ruin.

An Instance Of The Fingerpost by Iain Pears

An Instance Of The Fingerpost

Year: 1998

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A national bestseller and one of the New York Public Library's Books to Remember, An Instance of the Fingerpost is a thrilling historical mystery from Iain Pears."It

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