On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 1991

Historical Events

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

Sports History

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

Famous Deaths

  • Carmine Coppola, American composer and 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? 31 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Baby Baby - Amy Grant
  • UK #1 Song: The One and Only - Chesney Hawkes