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Friday April 26, 2019

April 26: Day of the Week

April 26, 2019 is the 116th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 249 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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April 26 Historical Event(s)

  • 1925
    Paul von Hindenburg defeats Wilhelm Marx in the second round of the German presidential election to become the first directly elected head of state of the Weimar Republic.
  • 1928
    Los Angeles City Hall dedicated.
  • 1942
    Benxihu Colliery accident in Manchukuo leaves 1549 Chinese miners dead.
  • 1944
    Georgios Papandreou becomes head of the Greek government-in-exile based in Egypt.
  • 1945
    World War II: Filipino troops of the 66th Infantry Regiment, Philippine Commonwealth Army, USAFIP-NL and the American troops of the 33rd and 37th Infantry Division, United States Army was liberated in Baguio City and they fought against the Japanese forces under by General Tomoyuki Yamashita.
  • 1956
    First container ship left Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas.
  • 1960
    Forced out by the April Revolution, President of South Korea Syngman Rhee resigns after twelve years of dictatorial rule.
  • 1965
    A Rolling Stones concert in London, Ontario is shut down by police after 15 minutes due to rioting.
  • 1970
    The Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization enters into force.
  • 1981
    Dr. Michael R. Harrison of the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center performs the world’s first human open fetal surgery.

Who were born on April 26?

  • 1898
    John Grierson, British filmmaker (d. 1972)
  • 1900
    Charles Richter, American geophysicist (d. 1985)
  • 1900
    Hack Wilson, American baseball player (d. 1948)
  • 1914
    James W. Rouse, American investor (d. 1996)
  • 1938
    Duane Eddy, American musician
  • 1945
    Sylvain Simard, Canadian politician
  • 1949
    Jerry Blackwell, American wrestler (d. 1995)
  • 1960
    Roger Taylor, British musician (Duran Duran)
  • 1965
    Kevin James, American comedian
  • 1982
    Jon Lee, British singer (S Club)

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