What Happened on April 26, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Life" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC

Famous Deaths

  • Gene [Eugene] Ames, singer (Ames Brothers), dies of cancer at 73
  • Joey Faye, comic (Fruit of the Loom grapes), dies at 86
  • Peng Zhen, mayor of Beijing China (1951-66), dies
  • Yegorov, Russian leader (1994-95), dies