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Daily Almanac: April 26, 2022

Sunrise/Sunset:

RISE: 6:50 a.m.

SET: 8:33 p.m.

High/Low Temperatures:

High: 55 °F

Low: 38 °F

Wacky Holiday Today:

• Alien Day

• Audubon Day

• National Pretzel Day

What Happened On This Day:

• 1986 The worst nuclear disaster in history occurs in Chernobyl

• 1989 The deadliest tornado in history kills about 1300 people

• 1994 Germany makes Holocaust denial illegal

Births On This Day:

• 121 Marcus Aurelius

Roman Emperor

• 1822 Frederick Law Olmsted

American journalist, landscape designer, co-designed Central Park

Deaths On This Day:

• 1920 Srinivasa Ramanujan

Indian mathematician

• 1989 Lucille Ball

American actress