On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Copperfield" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 13 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Matthieu Delpierre, French footballer, born in Nancy, France
  • Ms. Dynamite [Niomi Arleen McLean-Daley] English musician, born in Archway, North London

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Davis, American actor (Jack Ewing-Dallas), dies at 65
  • Madge Evans, American TV panelist (Masquerade Party), dies at 71