What Happened on April 26, 2005

Historical Events

Devils and Dust Released

Columbia Records releases Bruce Springsteen's 13th studio album "Devils and Dust"

  • 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

About April 26, 2005

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Candy Shop - 50 Cent Featuring Olivia
  • UK #1 Song: (Is This The Way To) Amarillo? - Tony Christie Ft. Peter Kay