April 26 Holidays

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<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/stana-katic" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/ffbfd85b-df97-4ea7-b56a-217e640be100/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Stana Katic" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">TV Actress</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/stana-katic" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Stana Katic</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/aaron-judge" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/e8f11671-7c02-4406-def2-893b0e14f300/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Aaron Judge" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Baseball Player</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/aaron-judge" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Aaron Judge</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/channing-tatum" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/c37be2ef-938d-434e-e94c-569259b6ce00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Channing Tatum" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Movie Actor</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/channing-tatum" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Channing Tatum</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/carol-burnett" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/97664642-b7be-4b55-f890-cbc32f4a3500/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Carol Burnett" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">TV Show Host</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/carol-burnett" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Carol Burnett</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/kevin-james" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/69e35b09-3401-4126-7ec3-e588fb8cdf00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Kevin James" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Movie Actor</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/kevin-james" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Kevin James</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1336</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Petrarch's Ascent of Mont Ventoux</div><div class='timeline-text'>Italian scholar Petrarch ascended Mont Ventoux, marking a significant moment in humanistic philosophy.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1564</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Baptism of Shakespeare</div><div class='timeline-text'>Playwright William Shakespeare was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon, England.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1607</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Landfall at Cape Henry</div><div class='timeline-text'>Virginia Company settlers made landfall at Cape Henry, marking the advent of the future American nation.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1803</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Meteor Shower in L'Aigle</div><div class='timeline-text'>A significant meteor shower in L'Aigle, France helped to inspire further scientific interest in astronomy and meteors.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1954</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Begin of Polio Vaccine Trials</div><div class='timeline-text'>First clinical trials of Jonas Salk's polio vaccine began in Fairfax County, furthering strides in medical advancement.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1956</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Container Ship Voyage</div><div class='timeline-text'>SS Ideal X, the world's first successful container ship, began its inaugural voyage, marking a significant moment in global trade history.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1960</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Presidential Resignation in South Korea</div><div class='timeline-text'>South Korean President Syngman Rhee resigned after 12 years, following public demand for democratic reform.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1964</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Birth of Tanzania</div><div class='timeline-text'>Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form the United Republic of Tanzania, a significant milestone in African post-colonial history.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1994</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>South Africa's Multiracial Election</div><div class='timeline-text'>South Africa began its first multiracial election, ushering in the era of Nelson Mandela's presidency and ending apartheid rule.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2005</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>End of Syrian Occupation of Lebanon</div><div class='timeline-text'>Syria withdrew its forces from Lebanon, marking the end of a 29-year military presence and a major shift in Middle Eastern politics.</div></div></div>

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