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Importance of 26th April in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 26th April special in the world history.

1994
Multiracial elections were held in South Africa, with 18 million blacks eligible to vote for the first time. Nelson Mandela was elected president
South Africa
1993
The British Government announced that the recession was over, after figures showed growth in the economy for the first time in two years.
Great Britain
1989
Death of Lucille Ball, American comedy actress (I Love Lucy, etc)
United States
1984
Death of Count Basie, American jazz pianist and bandleader
United States
1969
Death of Morihei Ueshiba, Japanese martial artist, founder of aikido
Japan
1964
Tanganyika and Zanzibar merge to form the country of Tanzania.
1933
The Gestapo, the official secret police force of Nazi Germany, was established by Hermann Göring.
Germany
1928
Madame Tussauds opens in London
Great Britain
1895
Trial of Oscar Wilde begins
Ireland
1865
Death of John Wilkes Booth, assassin of Abraham Lincoln, shot by cavalry troopers who had tracked and cornered him.
United States
0570
Birth of Mohammed, founder of Islam.
Saudi Arabia
0121
Birth of Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor.
Italy
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