On this day: April 26

Published On: Apr 25 2013 10:18:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 26 2015 01:00:00 AM CDT

English settlers make their first landing in North America, John Wilkes Booth is shot and killed, an explosion rocks the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, and Lucille Ball dies, all on this day.

OTD April 26- Kevin James
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1965: Actor and comedian Kevin James, best known for the sitcom "The King of Queens" and for movies such as "Paul Blart: Mall Cop," "Hitch" and "Grown Ups," is born Kevin George Knipfing in Mineola, New York.

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