On This Day

What Happened on April 26, 2005

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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 (b. 1917)
  • Maria Schell, Austrian-Swiss star of German cinema (The Last Bridge, Gervaise), dies at 79
  • Mason Adams, American actor (b. 1919)
  • Mason Adams, American actor (Lou Grant, Deadliest Season), dies at 86