Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 26th April special in the world history.
Multiracial elections were held in South Africa, with 18 million blacks eligible to vote for the first time. Nelson Mandela was elected president
The British Government announced that the recession was over, after figures showed growth in the economy for the first time in two years.
Death of Lucille Ball, American comedy actress (I Love Lucy, etc)
Death of Count Basie, American jazz pianist and bandleader
Death of Morihei Ueshiba, Japanese martial artist, founder of aikido
Tanganyika and Zanzibar merge to form the country of Tanzania.
The Gestapo, the official secret police force of Nazi Germany, was established by Hermann Göring.
Madame Tussauds opens in London
Trial of Oscar Wilde begins
Death of John Wilkes Booth, assassin of Abraham Lincoln, shot by cavalry troopers who had tracked and cornered him.
Birth of Mohammed, founder of Islam.
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Birth of Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor.
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