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on Friday April 26, 1974

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On 26 April 1974

200th anniversary

Birthdate of Christian Leopold von Buch, German geologist and paleontologist (d. 1853).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Browning Ross, American runner and soldier (d. 1998).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Carlos Bianchi, Argentinian footballer and manager; and Jerry Blackwell, American wrestler (d. 1995).

10th anniversary

Tanganyika and Zanzibar merge to form Tanzania..

Death of E. J. Pratt, Canadian poet and author (b. 1882).

5th anniversary

Death of Morihei Ueshiba, Japanese martial artist, founded aikido (b. 1883).

4th anniversary

The Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization enters into force..

Birthdate of Dean Austin, English footballer and manager; Melania Trump, Slovene-American model; First Lady of the United States; wife of United States President Donald Trump; Kristen R. Ghodsee, American ethnographer and academic; and Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, African-American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress.

Death of Erik Bergman, Swedish minister and author (b. 1886); and Gypsy Rose Lee, American actress, striptease dancer, and writer (b. 1911).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Jay DeMarcus, American bass player, songwriter, and producer.

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Jason Bargwanna, Australian race car driver; Kiko, Spanish footballer; Natrone Means, American football player and coach; and Avi Nimni, Israeli footballer and manager.

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Geoff Blum, American baseball player and sportscaster; Jules Naudet, French-American director and producer; Chris Perry, English footballer; and Óscar García Junyent, Spanish footballer and coach.

Death of Irene Ryan, American actress and philanthropist (b. 1902).

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