On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1973

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "2 Gentlemen of Verona" musical opens in London
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Perry, English footballer (Tottenham Hotspur), born in Carshalton, England
  • Mark Davis, American NBA guard & forward (Philadelphia 76ers, Minnesota Timberwolves), born in Thibodaux, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Irene Ryan, American actress (Granny-Beverly Hillbillies), dies at 69