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 - China Airlines Flight 140
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Japan Transport Safety Board

1994: China Airlines Flight 140 crashes just before landing at Nagoya Airport in Japan, killing 264 of the 271 people on board.

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