On This Day – 26 April

Posted on: Fri 26 Apr 2019

The naturalist, botanist and explorer Alfred Russel Wallace departs for South America in 1848 on a trip that would lead to one of the greatest contributions to science.

In 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident causes disaster in the Ukraine.

Blondie was at No. 1 on the U.K singles charts with their hit song Call Me.



Produced by Alistair McKinnon

Image source: Wikimedia Commons


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