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Flashback to April 26 – Photos from this day in history

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ON April 26…

Liza Minnelli, 3, daughter of Judy Garland and Vincente Minnelli, rides a merry-go-round horse at a birthday party in Hollywood, Ca., April 26, 1949. The woman at right is not identified. (AP Photo)


Hundreds of female members of the Ku Klux Klan march in the Memorial Day parade in Atlanta, Ga., on April 26, 1936. The parade was held in memorial of the Confederate dead. (AP Photo)

In this April 26, 2000, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., tells his son Jack about his time as a Vietnam war P.O.W. as they look into a prison cell at the Hoa Lo prison, nicknamed “The Hanoi Hilton” by American prisoners. McCain was a P.O.W. from October 1967 to March 1973 and spent 3 years locked in the Hoa Lo. McCain, his wife Cindy, and son are visiting Vietnam this week as the country prepares to mark the 25th anniversary of the end of the war on April 30. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)


Albert Einstein being received at the White House in Washington on April 26, 1921 by President Warren G. Harding and Dr. Charles D. Walcott, Sec. of the Smithsonian Institution, and president of the National Academy of Science. (AP Photo)

Maria Shriver Schwarzenegger waves as she poses with her new husband Arnold Schwarzenegger outside St. Francis Xavier Church in Hyannis, Mass., Saturday, April 26, 1986, after the wedding cermony. (AP-photo)

A Parisian model wears a printed scarf around the waist and another draped around the neck like a bib with belts around an exposed midriff, bangles and necklaces. The scarves and accessories are created by Jean Patou Boutique and shown in Paris, France on April 26, 1968. (AP Photo)

Group of American and Russian Army officers and war correspondents toasting each other to celebrate meeting of U.S. and Communist Armies at Torgau, Germany, on the Elbe River on April 26, 1945. The woman in the center is Ann Stringer, American newspaper representative with U.S. forces. (AP Photo)


The three sisters of King Zog at a march past of troops in Tirana, Albania on April 26, 1938, during celebrations for the wedding of their brother and Countess Geraldine Apponyi. From left to right, beginning second from left are: Princess Myzeyen, Ruhijo, and Maxhide. (AP Photo)


Repatriates get their first smell of Japanese cherry blossoms in Japan on April 26, 1950. (AP Photo)


Ron Word, 26, of Chicago, looks at picture of his fiancée, Grace Darlene Torralba, and her family in his Chicago apartment, April 19, 1973. The picture is as close as Word has come to the girl he will fly to marry on May 5 in the Philippines. They met through a pen pal club, and have exchanged only letters and tapes. (AP Photo/Fred Jewell)

Clem Bohn, the American Bird Man, shown in the last picture to be made of him alive on earth, taken just before he entered the airplane for his descent in Paris, France on April 26, 1937. Bohn was killed when making an exhibition descent. He leaped from an airplane at a height of 10,000 feet. His first parachute failed to open after he had done his “flying act,”and he crashed to the ground before his second parachute had time to open. (AP Photo)

Young men with Rebels emblazoned across the backs of their jackets in Atlanta on April 26, 1965 support the cause of segregationist Lester Maddox who led more than 1,000 on a march through downtown Atlanta to “preserve private property rights. The jackets also had Confederate flags below the label Rebels (AP Photo/Joe Caneva)

Albert Einstein being received at the White House in Washington on April 26, 1921 by President Warren G. Harding and Dr. Charles D. Walcott, Sec. of the Smithsonian Institution, and president of the National Academy of Science. (AP Photo)


Group of American and Russian Army officers and war correspondents toasting each other to celebrate meeting of U.S. and Communist Armies at Torgau, Germany, on the Elbe River on April 26, 1945. The woman in the center is Ann Stringer, American newspaper representative with U.S. forces. (AP Photo)


Black power militant H. Rap Brown speaks to the media as he and Stokely Carmichael leave Hamilton Hall where black students take part in a sit-in protest at Columbia University in New York City on April 26, 1968. The protest is against the war in Vietnam and issues concerning the university. (AP Photo)

The Graf Zeppelin over Wembley Stadium in London on April 26, 1930, while the cup final match between huddersfield and arsenal was in progress. (AP Photo)