On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1991

Historical Events

  • "Dinosaurs" premieres on ABC-TV
  • 23 killed in Kansas & Oklahoma by tornadoes

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Soccer star Diego Maradona, suspended for using cocaine, arrested in Argentina for possession & distribution of illegal narcotics

Football Legend Diego Maradona
Football Legend
Diego Maradona

Famous Deaths

  • Carmine Coppola, American composer & conductor (The Godfather Part II), and father of Francis Ford Coppola, dies at 80
  • Emily McLaughlin, American actress (Jessie Brewer- General Hospital), dies at 61
  • Hans Holewa, Austrian-born Swedish composer, dies at 85
  • Lars Hall, Swedish pentathlete (Olympic gold 1952), dies at 63
  • Leo Arnaud, French-American composer (Bugler's Dream), dies at 86
  • Richard Hatfield, Canadian politician (26th Premier of New Brunswick), dies at 60
1991 Highlights

About April 26, 1991

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus