What Happened on April 26, 2017

Historical Events

The Handmaid's Tale Debuts

"The Handmaid's Tale" debuts on Hulu starring Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes and Yvonne Strahovski, based on the book by Margaret Atwood

  • Gift Ngoepe becomes 1st black African to play in Major League Baseball, for the Pittsburgh Pirates

Famous Deaths

  • Jonathan Demme, American film director (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia), dies at 73
  • Raj Bagri, Indian-British merchant in metal, dies at 86

About April 26, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

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