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 This day in History - April 26
406 Historic Events for April 26
1980

Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1981

"Copperfield" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 13 performances

Event
1981

Jim Davis, actor (Jack Ewing-Dallas), dies at 65

Death
1981

Madge Evans, TV panelist (Masquerade Party), dies at 71

Death
1981

Robert Davi, dies at 54

Death
1981

Beth Solomon wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic

Event
1981

Largest US bank robbery (Tucson Ariz), more than $33 million stolen

Event
1982

Ville Ritola, Finnish 5/10km runner (Olympic-gold-1924, 28), dies

Death
1982

Celia Johnson, British actress (Jean Brodie), dies of stroke at 73

Death
1982

Rod Stewart is mugged, gunman steals his $50,000 Porsche

Event
1982

Gene Michael becomes NY Yankee manager for 2nd time

Event
1982

CBS radio begins youth oriented broadcast Radio Radio

Event
1982

Argentina surrenders to Britain on S Georgia near Falkland Island

Event
1983

Vaughn Taylor, actor (Johnny Jupiter), dies at 72

Death
1983

Bronislaw Kaper, composer, dies at 81

Death
1983

San Antonio spurs beat Denver Nuggets, 152-133 in NBA playoff game

Event
1983

Bruins 2-Isles 5-Wales Conf Championship-Isles hold 1-0 lead

Event
1983

Dow Jones Industrial Avg breaks 1,200 for 1st time

Event
1984

Henry Rowland, actor (Rogue's Regiment), dies at 70

Death
1984

May McAvoy, actress (Ben Hur), dies at 82 after a heart attack

Death
1984

William "Count" Basie, jazz piano great, dies on 80th birthday

Death
1984

Pres Reagan visits China

Event
1984

Ryan O'Donohue, Pomona Ca, actress (Byrds of Paradise, Boys are Back)

Birth
1984

Liverpool's Cavern Club reopens

Event
1986

Actor/body builder Arnold Schwarzenegger weds newscaster Maria Shriver

Event