On This Day - April 26

PUBLISHED: 13:35 26 April 2007 | UPDATED: 15:05 12 May 2010

1986 Radioactive material leaked from a damaged nuclear reactor at Chernobyl in Ukraine. 1995 A row broke out over the National Lottery paying £12.5 million for the pre-war papers of Winston Churchill

1986 Radioactive material leaked from a damaged nuclear reactor at Chernobyl in Ukraine. 1995 A row broke out over the National Lottery paying £12.5 million for the pre-war papers of Winston Churchill


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