On This Day in History for April 26 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 115 of 115

  • 1994 26.9°C in Prestebakke Norway (Norwegian April high temp record)
  • 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 in NZ is 1st black South African to vote
  • 1994 Physicists announce first evidence of the top quark subatomic particle.
  • 1995 Coors Field, opens in Denver, Rockies beat Mets 11-9 in 14 innings
  • 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
  • 2002 Robert Steinhäuser infiltrates and kills 17 at Gutenberg-Gymnasium in Erfurt, Germany before dying of a self-inflicted gunshot.
  • 2005 Under international pressure, Syria withdraws the last of its 14,000 troop military garrison in Lebanon, ending its 29-year military domination of that country.
  • 2007 Queen's Pier is officially closed by the Hong Kong Government, after a bitter struggle by conservationists, in order to facilitate land reclamation in Hong Kong's Central district
  • 2012 70 people are killed by rocket attacks by the Syrian Army on the city of Hama
  • 2012 Indonesia suspends imports of American beef after a confirmed case of mad cow disease in California
  • 2013 30 people are killed after a bus crashes following a Taliban attack in southern Afghanistan
  • 2015 Nursultan Nazarbayev is re-elected President of Kazakhstan with 97.7% of the vote
  • 2015 FC Bayern Munich wins the 2014–15 Bundesliga for a 25th time

Birthdays in History

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Weddings in History

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Deaths in History

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