So you want to have a drink but you aren't sure why? Here are some GREAT reasons to call your friends over and have a party.
April 26th - holidays
  • Christian Feast Day: Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Confederate Memorial Day (States of Florida and Georgia) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Union Day (Tanzania) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Vallenato Legend Festival usually begins on this day. (Valledupar, Colombia) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • World Intellectual Property Day (International) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
April 26th - events
  • 2005 - Under international pressure, Syria withdraws the last of its 14,000 troop military garrison in Lebanon, ending its 29-year military domination of that country ( Syrian occupation of Lebanon ). Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 2002 - Robert Steinhäuser infiltrates and kills 17 at Gutenberg-Gymnasium in Erfurt, Germany before dying of a self-inflicted gunshot. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1994 - China Airlines flight 140 crashes at Nagoya Airport in Japan, killing 264 of the 271 people on board. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1994 - Physicists announce first evidence of the top quark subatomic particle. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1991 - Seventy tornadoes break out in the central United States. Before the outbreak's end, Andover, Kansas, would record the year's only F5 tornado (see Andover, Kansas Tornado Outbreak). Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1989 - The deadliest tornado in world history strikes Central Bangladesh, killing upwards of 1,300, injuring 12,000, and leaving as many as 80,000 homeless. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - A nuclear reactor accident occurs at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Soviet Union (now Ukraine), creating the world's worst nuclear disaster. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - 57 people are killed by former police officer Woo Bum-kon in a shooting spree in Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - The Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization enters into force Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 destroys Tashkent. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - A new government is formed in the Republic of Congo, led by Ambroise Noumazalaye. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - A Rolling Stones concert in London, Ontario is shut down by police after 15 minutes due to rioting. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Tanganyika and Zanzibar merge to form Tanzania. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - In Libya, amendments to the constitution transform Libya (United Kingdom of Libya) into one national unity (Kingdom of Libya) and allows for female participation in elections. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - NASA's Ranger 4 spacecraft crashes into the Moon. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Final run of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's Royal Blue from Washington, D.C., to New York City after 68 years, the first U.S. passenger train to use electric locomotives. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - First container ship left Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - The Geneva Conference, an effort to restore peace in Indochina and Korea, begins. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - World War II: Battle of Bautzen – last successful German tank-offensive of the war and last noteworthy victory of the Wehrmacht. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1937 - Spanish Civil War: Guernica (or Gernika in Basque, Spain is bombed by German Luftwaffe. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1933 - The Gestapo, the official secret police force of Nazi Germany, is established. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1928 - Los Angeles City Hall dedicated. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 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. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1865 - American Civil War: Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston surrenders his army to General William Tecumseh Sherman at the Bennett Place near Durham, North Carolina. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1865 - Union cavalry troopers corner and shoot dead John Wilkes Booth, assassin of President Lincoln, in Virginia. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1805 - United States Marines captured Derne, Tripoli under the command of First Lieutenant Presley O'Bannon. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1802 - Napoleon Bonaparte signs a general amnesty to allow all but about one thousand of the most notorious émigrés of the French Revolution to return to France, as part of a reconciliary gesture with the factions of the Ancien Regime and to eventually consolidate his own rule. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1607 - English colonists of the Jamestown settlement make landfall at Cape Henry, Virginia. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1478 - The Pazzi attack Lorenzo de' Medici and kill his brother Giuliano during High Mass in the Duomo of Florence. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1336 - Francesco Petrarca (Petrarch) ascends Mont Ventoux Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
April 26th - births
  • 1992 - Danielle Hope, English Actress/singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1989 - Daesung, Korean singer (Big Bang) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Jarmila Groth, Slovakian/Australian tennis player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Jessica Lee Rose, American/New Zealand actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - John Isner, American tennis player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - Nam Gyu-Ri, Korean singer (See Ya) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - José María López, Argentine racing driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Jessica Lynch, American P.O.W. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Joanne Gobure, Nauruan poet Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Brock Gillespie, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Jon Lee, British singer (S Club) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Cooper Wallace, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Matthieu Delpierre, French footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Ms. Dynamite, British musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Jordana Brewster, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Marlon King, Jamaican footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Anna Mucha, Polish actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Channing Tatum, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Marnette Patterson, American actress, famous YouTube star LG15: The Resistance Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Ariane Moffatt, Canadian singer and songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Janne Wirman, Finnish musician (Children of Bodom) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Stana Katic, Canadian actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Avant, American singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Joe Crede, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Peter Madsen, Danish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Tyler Labine, Canadian actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Jason Earles, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Kosuke Fukudome, Japanese baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Chris Johnston, Irish rugby player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Tom Welling, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Luigi Panarelli, Italian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1976 - Václav Vara?a, Czech ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Nathan "Joey" Jordison, American musician (Slipknot) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Nerina Pallot, British singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Ivana Milicevic, Croatian-American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Adil Ray, British radio presenter (BBC Asian Network) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1973 - Chris Perry, British footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Jason Bargwanna, Australian racing driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Kiko Narváez, Spanish footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Avi Nimni, Israeli Footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Shondrella Avery, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Jay DeMarcus, American bassist (Rascal Flatts) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Melania Trump, Slovenian model Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, American singer (TLC) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Teresa Lewis, American murderer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Academy Award nominated British actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1967 - Glenn Jacobs, American professional wrestler Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Yoshihiro Togashi, Mangaka who created YuYu Hakusho Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Kevin James, American comedian Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Li Lianjie/Jet Li, Chinese martial artist and actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1963 - Colin Scotts, Australian-born American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Colin Anderson, British footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Michael Damian, American actor, singer and producer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - Debra Wilson, American actress and comedian Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Joan Chen, Chinese-born actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Anthony Cumia, American radio personality (The Opie and Anthony Show) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Chris Mars, American rock drummer (The Replacements) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Roger Taylor, British musician (Duran Duran) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Steve Lombardozzi, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - John Corabi, American musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Thanassis Papakonstantinou, Greek singer and songwriter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - John Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Giancarlo Esposito, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Jeffrey Guterman, American mental health counselor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - Koo Stark, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Kurt Bodewig, German politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Mike Scott, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Alan Hinkes, British mountaineer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Spice Williams-Crosby, American actress and stunt performer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Carlos Bianchi, Argentinian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Jerry Blackwell, American wrestler (d. 1995) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Dominic Sena, American film director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Warren Clarke, British actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - Sylvain Simard, Canadian politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Amien Rais, Indonesian politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - Gary Wright, American singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1943 - Peter Zumthor, Swiss architect Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - Claudine Auger, French actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - Michael Kergin, Canadian diplomat Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - Bobby Rydell, American singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1942 - Jadwiga Staniszkis, Polish sociologist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - Claudine Clark, American R&B singer-composer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - John Mitchell, American composer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Giorgio Moroder, Italian composer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1940 - Cliff Watson, British rugby league footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Wolf Kahler, German actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Duane Eddy, American musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1933 - Carol Burnett, American comedian Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1933 - Arno Allan Penzias, German-born physicist, Nobel laureate Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1933 - Filiberto Ojeda Ríos, Puerto Rican activist (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Francis Lai, French film music composer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Michael Smith, British-born chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2000) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Israr Ahmed, Pakistani Muslim religious scholar (d. 2010) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1930 - Roger Moens, Belgian athlete Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1929 - Richard Mitchell, American author and professor (d. 2002) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1927 - Jack Douglas, British actor (d. 2008) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1926 - David Coleman, British TV sports broadcaster Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1926 - Michael Mathias Prechtl, German illustrator (d. 2003) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1925 - Jørgen Ingmann, Danish musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1924 - H. Browning Ross, American long-distance running Olympian (d. 1998) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1922 - Jeanne Sauvé, Canadian politician (d. 1993) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - Fanny Blankers-Koen, Dutch athlete (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - Stafford Repp, American actor (d. 1974) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1917 - Sal Maglie, American baseball player (d. 1992) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1917 - I.M. Pei, Chinese-born architect Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1916 - Morris West, Australian writer (d. 1999) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1916 - Vic Perrin, American actor (d. 1989) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1916 - George Tuska, American comic book illustrator (d. 2009) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - Bernard Malamud, American author (d. 1986) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - James W. Rouse, American investor (d. 1996) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1912 - A. E. van Vogt, Canadian writer (d. 2000) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1911 - Marianne Hoppe, German actress (d. 2002) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1910 - Tomoyuki Tanaka, Japanese movie producer and creator of Godzilla (d. 1997) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1904 - Paul-Émile Léger, Canadian cardinal and archbishop (d. 1991) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1900 - Charles Richter, American geophysicist (d. 1985) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1900 - Hack Wilson, American baseball player (d. 1948) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1898 - Vicente Aleixandre, Spanish writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1984) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1898 - John Grierson, British filmmaker (d. 1972) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1897 - Eddie Eagan, American sportsman (d. 1967) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1897 - Douglas Sirk, German-born film director (d. 1987) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1896 - Ernst Udet, WWI pilot and film actor, Luftwaffe officer (d. 1941) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1894 - Rudolf Hess, Nazi official (d. 1987) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1889 - Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austrian-born philosopher (d. 1951) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1888 - Anita Loos, American writer (d. 1981) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1886 - Ma Rainey, American singer (d. 1939) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1886 - ?abdulla Tuqay, Tatar poet (d. 1913) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1879 - Owen Willans Richardson, British physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1959) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1878 - Saint Rafael Guízar Valencia, Mexican Catholic bishop (d. 1938) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1856 - Sir Joseph Ward, 17th Prime Minister of New Zealand (d. 1930) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1826 - George Hull Ward, American general (d. 1863) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1826 - Ambrose R. Wright, American Civil War General (d. 1872) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1822 - Frederick Law Olmsted, American landscape architect (d. 1903) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1812 - Alfred Krupp, German industrialist (d. 1887) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1804 - Charles Goodyear, American politician (d. 1876) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1801 - Ambrose Dudley Mann, American diplomat (d. 1889) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1798 - Eugène Delacroix, French painter (d. 1863) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1787 - Ludwig Uhland, German poet (d. 1862) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1785 - John James Audubon, French-American naturalist and illustrator (d. 1851) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1782 - Maria Amalia of the Two Sicilies, Queen Consort of the French (d. 1866) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1774 - Christian Leopold von Buch, German geologist (d. 1853) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1718 - Esek Hopkins, Commander of the US Navy during the Revolutionary War (d. 1802) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1710 - Thomas Reid, British philosopher (d. 1796) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1662 - Maria Luisa of Orleans, queen consort of Spain (d. 1689) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1648 - King Peter II of Portugal (d. 1706) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1573 - Marie de' Medici, wife of Henry IV of France (d. 1642) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1564 - William Shakespeare, English poet and playwright (baptism) (d. 1616) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1538 - Gian Paolo Lomazzo, Italian painter (d. 1600) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 570 - Muhammed, founder of Islam, according to the Shi'a sect. Other sources suggest April 20. (d. 632) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 121 - Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor (d. 180) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook

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