The following is a list of notable world figures who died on April 26th.

  1. 1865 - John Wilkes Booth, American actor and assassin (shot) (b. 1838)
  2. 1964 - E. J. Pratt, Canadian poet born Newfoundland (b. 1882)
  3. 1976 - Sid James, British comedian (b. 1913)
  4. 1989 - Lucille Ball, American actress and comedian (b. 1911)
  5. 2003 - Peter Stone, American writer (b. 1930)
  6. 2004 - Hubert Selby Jr., American author (b. 1928)
  7. 2005 - Mason Adams, American actor (b. 1919)
  8. 2005 - Blade Icewood, American rapper (b. 1977)