On this day: April 26

Published On: Apr 25 2013 10:18:08 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 26 2016 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 - Jet Li
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1963: Actor and martial artist Jet Li, best known for movies such as "Romeo Must Die," "Kiss of the Dragon," "The Expendables," "Unleashed" and "The Forbidden Kingdom," is born Li Lianjie in Beijing, China.

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