On this day: April 26

POSTED: 8:18 AM PDT April 25, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT April 25, 2013 
Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant 1986 explosion

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.