Tag, I'm it again. I do remember Lucy and Chernobyl (and that wouldn't have happened on my birthday except that part of the USSR was +7 hours ahead, even though it was 4/25/86 where I was)...Thanks to my elegant F.O. for the tag!
Born on April 26:
- Carol Burnett, American comedian, 1933
- Bobby Rydell, American singer, 1942 (remember as Philadelphia singer who sang “Wild One”)
Died on April 26:
- Lucille Ball, American actress and comedian, 1989
Events on April 26:
- In Ukraine, a nuclear reactor accident occurs at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, 1986
- English colonists of the Jamestown settlement make landfall at Cape Henry, Virginia, 1607.
- First container ship left Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, 1956