On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 2005

Historical Events

  • 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.

Famous Deaths

  • Augusto Roa Bastos, Paraguayan author, dies at 87
  • Maria Schell, Austrian-Swiss star of German cinema (The Last Bridge, Gervaise), dies at 79
  • Mason Adams, American actor (Lou Grant, Deadliest Season), dies at 86
2005 Highlights

About April 26, 2005

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus