On This Day: April 26th
This is 117th day of the year and 249 days remain in the year.
The German Luftwaffe (air force) destroyed the Spanish town of Guernica.
Tanganyika and Zanzibar joined to form Tanzania.
The first multi-racial elections were held in South Africa.
April 26 BirthdaysJohn James AudubonPronunciation: [ô´dubon]
1785–1851, American ornithologist, b. Les Cayes, Santo Domingo (now Haiti).
Channing Tatumactor, model, dancer
Frederick Law Olmstedlandscape architect
I. M. Peiarchitect
Ma Raineyblues musician