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Events Calendar

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April 25-26

*Newport History Walking Tours, Newport

*Daily Historic Site Tours, Newport

April 26

*Cumberlandite!, Lincoln

*South County Oyster Festival, Narragansett

*Blackstone River Boat Tour, Pawtucket

*URI/NASO 6th Annual Spring Pow-wow, Kingston, South Kingstown

*Spring Fair, Saunderstown, North Kingstown

April 28

*Tuesday Stroll, Bristol

April 29

*Johnston Historical Society General Meeting, Johnston

*Farmhouse Storytime, Bristol

*More events

April 26th in Rhode Island history

1727

*Governor (1698-1727) Samuel Cranston dies in office at the age of 68, having served the longest term—29 years—of any Rhode Island governor, ever.

1862

*General Ambrose E. Burnside captures Fort Macon, North Carolina.

1938

*Governor Quinn discontinues his $500,000 libel suit against former Narragansett Racing Association president Walter E. O'Hara.

1973

*The second Rhode Island Senate night session takes place on the sixtieth legislative day. For the first time in Rhode Island history, it is televised in its entirety.

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