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23. Apr 2018 at 20:32 Global On this day

26 April

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In 121 AD Roman Emperor Markus Aurelius is born. For Slovenian history it is particularly important that the land between Trojana and Hrušica as well as Emona were annexed to his tenth region.

In 1933 the Gestapo is founded, the secret police of Nazi Germany.

In 1941 Adolf Hitler visits Maribor and ordered that Štajerska be made German.

In 1978 the thermoelectric power station Šoštanj IV begins to operate.

In 1986 in the Ukrainian electric power station Černobil 4 the worst nuclear accident ever happened. The main reasons for the accident were a flawed reactor design and poor safety. 120.000 inhabitants were evacuated.

In 1899 in Ljubljana Slovene poet Dragotin Kette dies.

MUSIC HISTORY

1966 - Dusty Springfield is No. 1 on the British singles with 'You Don't Have To Say You Love Me'.

1980 - Blondie is No. 1 on the British singles chart with 'Call Me' (from the film American Gigolo).

1986 - Van Halen is No. 1 on the American album chart with '5150'.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1945 - Tony Murray, singer with The Troggs, (1966 'Wild Thing').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 121 se je rodil Mark Avrelij. Za slovensko zgodovino je pomembno predvsem to, da je kraje med Trojanami in Hrušico ter Emono priključil svoji deseti regiji.

Leta 1933 so ustanovili gestapo, tajno policijo nacistične Nemčije.

Leta 1941 je Hitler obiskal Maribor in ukazal, naj naredijo Štajersko nemško.

Leta 1978 je začela obratovati termoelektrarna Šoštanj.

Leta 1986 se je v elektrarni Černobil v Ukrajini zgodila ena najhujših jedrskih nesreč. Eden od vzrokov za eksplozijo je bila slaba varnost. Evakuirali so približno 120.000 prebivalcev.

Leta 1899 je v ljubljanski Cukrarni umrl slovenski pesnik Dragotin Kette.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1966 - Dusty Springfield je na vrhu britanske lestvice s pesmijo 'You Don't Have To Say You Love Me'.

1980 - Blondie so na 1. mestu britanske lestvice singlov z 'Call Me'.

1986 - Van Halen so na 1. mestu ameriške lestvice albumov z '5150', na njem je tudi 'Why Can't this be Love'.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1945 - Tony Murray, pevec v zasebi The Troggs (1966 'Wild Thing').

Vesna Danilovič Novak