April 26th: What is special about this date?

April 26th marks the 116th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 117th in case of leap years). There are 249 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on April 26th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to April 26th and what happened on April 26th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about April 26th.


April 26th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On April 26th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Tionne Watkins
    Tionne Watkins (1970)

    Tionne watkins, also known as t-boz, is a rapper and singer best known as a member of the popular 90s r&b group tlc.

  • Channing Tatum
    Channing Tatum (1980)

    Channing tatum is an american actor and model known for his roles in popular films such as magic mike and 21 jump street.

  • Stana Katic
    Stana Katic (1978)

    Stana katic is a canadian actress known for her role as kate beckett on the tv series castle.

  • Jet Li
    Jet Li (1963)

    Jet li is a chinese actor known for his martial arts skills and roles in action films such as 'once upon a time in china' and 'lethal weapon...

  • Jordana Brewster
    Jordana Brewster (1980)

    Panama -- actress (nikki graves - as the world turns.

  • Tom Welling
    Tom Welling (1977)

    Tom welling is an american actor best known for his role as clark kent in the television series smallville.

  • Kevin James
    Kevin James (1965)

    Kevin james is an american actor and comedian best known for his role as doug heffernan on the tv show the king of queens.

  • Carol Burnett
    Carol Burnett (1933)

    American comedian on stage, film and tv.

  • Claudine Auger
    Claudine Auger (1942)

    Paris, france -- miss france (1958).

  • Joan Chen
    Joan Chen (1961)

    Chinese-american actress, director, producer, and screenwriter.

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April 26th: who died on this date?

On April 26th the following celebrities died:

  • Lucille Ball
    Lucille Ball (1989)

    American actress and well-known comedian, with over 50 films since her 1933 debut.

  • Maria Schell
    Maria Schell (2005)

    Austrian-swiss producer and actress (d. 2005).

  • Robert Davi
    Robert Davi (1981)

    American actor, singer, and director.

  • Gail Russell
    Gail Russell (1961)

    Chicago, illinois -- actress.

  • Broderick Crawford
    Broderick Crawford (1986)

    Broderick Crawford was an American actor known for his role in the TV series 'Highway Patrol'.

  • Jayne Meadows
    Jayne Meadows (2015)

    Wu chang, china -- mrs steve allen actress (dark delusion).

  • Alexander Knox
    Alexander Knox (1995)

    Canadian-english screenwriter and actor (d. 1995).

  • John Bunny
    John Bunny (1915)

    Silent film comedian (born 1863).

  • Bessie Love
    Bessie Love (1986)

    Actress (broadway melody and isadora), is killed at 87.

  • Jim Davis
    Jim Davis (1981)

    Actor jack ewing-dallas dies at 65.

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April 26th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On April 26th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Taurus according to the Western Zodiac.

Taurus zodiac sign

April 26th: what is special about the Taurus sign?

The Taurus sign encompasses people born between April 20th and May 20th.

You can discover Taurus's personality traits and attitude and Taurus's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Taurus born in April discover why April born are so special.


April 26th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on April 26th in history:

  • Apr 26, 1936: Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 4th Symphony
  • Apr 26, 1947: Bless the Bride musical opens in London
  • Apr 26, 1964: Tanganyika andZanzibar form United Republic of Tanganyika andZanzibar
  • Apr 26, 1967: Hallelujah, Baby! opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 293 performances
  • Apr 26, 1970: Company opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 690 performances
  • Apr 26, 1976: Pan Am begins non-stop flights, New York - Tokyo.
  • Apr 26, 1982: Rod Stewart is mugged, gunman steals his $50,000 Porsche
  • Apr 26, 1984: US President Ronald Reagan visits China.
  • Apr 26, 1992: Grand Hotel closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 1,018 performances
  • Apr 26, 1997: Life, opens at Barrymore Theater, New York City
  • Apr 26, 2015: Balochistan conflict - A bomb placed on a motorcycle in Sibi, Pakistan's Balochistan province, kills at most 3 and injures 20.
  • Apr 26, 2018: The United Nations reported the discovery of five mass graves "likely" in Blukwa Centre, Maze/Waliba in Ituri (Democratic Republic of Congo).

What day of the year is April 26th?

April 26th marks the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 117th in case of leap years).

There are 249 days remaining until the end of the year.

April 26th is the 26th day of the month of April.