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 This day in History - April 26
406 Historic Events for April 26
1992

"Growing Pains," final episode on ABC TV

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1992

"Grand Hotel" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 1,018 perfs

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1992

Ozzie Smith steals his 500th base

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1992

"Who's The Boss," final episode after 8 years on ABC TV

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1992

Alex Haley, (Roots), wins 1992 Ellis Island Award, posthumously

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1992

Clyde Hartley, entertainer, dies at 68

Death
1992

Alberta Vaughn, actress (Wild Horse, Silver Devil), dies at 87

Death
1992

"Jelly's Last Jam" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 569 performances

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1992

Maggie Will wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic

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1992

"Metro" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 13 performances

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1993

STS-55 (Columbia) launches into orbit

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1993

"Shakespeare for My Father" opens at Helen Hayes NYC for 266 perfs

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1993

NBC announces Conan O'Brien to replace David Letterman

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1993

Boeing 737 crashes at Aurangabad, kills 56

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1994

26.9øC in Prestebakke Norway (Norwegian April high temp record)

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1994

Mad About You actress Leila Kenzel (33) weds Neil Monaco (34)

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1994

Taiwan Airbus A-300 crashes at Nagoya Japan, 262 killed

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1994

1st multi-racial election in South Africa begins [3 days] Dr Nomaza Paintin in NZ is 1st black South African to vote

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1995

Alexander Knox, actor/writer (Gorky Park, Accident), dies at 88

Death
1995

Coors Field, opens in Denver, Rockies beat Mets 11-9 in 14 innings

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1995

Baseball season begins after lengthy strike

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1996

Stirling Silliphant, screenwriter, dies at 78

Death
1996

John Norrie McArthur, malariologist/microscopist, dies at 94

Death
1996

Burton Stein, historian, dies at 69

Death
1996

Shaun Pollock takes 4 wkts in 4 balls for Warwickshire in BandH

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