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 Gladiator in 2000 directed by Ridley Scott and Mad Max: Fury Road in 2015 directed by George Miller.
But much more happened on April 26 over the years: find out below

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released around April 26 over the years?
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Gladiator

Gladiator

Release year: 2000

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Country: United States of America

Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road

Release year: 2015

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Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz

La vida no vale nada

La vida no vale nada

Release year: 1955

Directed by: Rogelio A. González

Starring: Pedro Infante, Rosario Granados, Domingo Soler, Magda Guzmán

The Informer

The Informer

Release year: 1935

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Victor McLaglen, Heather Angel, Preston Foster, Margot Grahame

Country: United States of America

On the Nickel

On the Nickel

Release year: 1980

Directed by: Ralph Waite

Starring: Donald Moffat, Ralph Waite, Hal Williams, Penelope Allen

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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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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 26 over the years?


Top #1 songs in the USA

Top #1 Rock songs

Books

Which were the most popular books released around April 26 over the years?
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Montana Sky by Nora Roberts

Montana Sky

Year: 1996

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When Jack Mercy died, he left behind a ranch worth nearly twenty million dollars. Now his three daughters—each born of a different marriage, and each unknown by the others—are gathered to

High Jinx by William F. Buckley Jr

High Jinx

Year: 1986

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The year is 1954, and Joseph Stalin is dead. As the ruthless Laurenti Beria, head of the KGB, plots to succeed him, another drama is taking place in a distant part of the Soviet empire.

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

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