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Historical Events Happened In March - 26

Sunday, 14 February 2016

1931  On this day in history iraq &Trans-Jordan sign peace treaty  

1931  On this day in history new Delhi replaces Calcutta as capitol of British-Indies  

1931  Iraq & Trans-Jordan sign peace treaty on March - 26.  

1932  On March - 26 jean Cartan, composer, dies at 25  

1934  On this day in history driving tests introduced in Britain  

1934  On March - 26 grete Gulbransson, writer, dies at 51  

1935  "RvJ" Mitchell &Major Sorley discuss armament of Spitfire fighter aircraft decide on 8 .303 machine guns on this day in history.  

1935  On March - 26 "RvJ" Mitchell & Mjr Sorley discuss armament of Spitfire  

1936  200" telescope lens shipped, Corning Glass Works, New York-Cal Tech on this day in history.  

1936  Mary Joyce ends a 1,000 mile trip by dog in Alaska on this day in history.  

1936  On this day in history 1st parliamentary debate on NZ radio  

1937  Joe DiMaggio takes Ty Cobb's advice &replace his 40 with 36 oz bat on this day in history.  

1937  On March - 26 spinach growers of Crystal City TX, erect statue of Popeye  

1937  On March - 26 william H Hastie becomes first black federal judge (Virgin Islands)  

1937  On March - 26 joe DiMaggio takes Ty Cobb's advice & replace his 40 with 36 oz bat  

1937  On March - 26 albert Relf, cricketer (13 Tests for England 1903-14), commits suicide  

1938  On this day in history nBC radio performance of Howard Hanson's 3rd Symphony  

1940  On this day in history the birth of James Caan, American actor  

1940  Ernest Hemingway & Benjamin Glazer premiere in NYC on March - 26.  

1941  On this day in history hMS YORK, lost Eastern Mediterranean, in Suda Bay, north Crete - badly damaged by Italian explosive motor boats, beached and later wrecked by bombing  

1942  20 tons of gelignite kills 21 in a stone quarry in Easton PA on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history aDM King becomes both Chief of Naval Operations and Commander, U.S. Fleet  

1942  On this day in history german offensive in North-Africa under Colonel-General Rommel  

1942  On March - 26 the first "Eichmann transport" to Auschwitz &Birkenau Camps  

1942  The first 700 Jews from Polish Lvov-district reach concentration camp Belzec on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history 1st "Eichmann transport" to Auschwitz & Birkenau Camps  

1943  On March - 26 battle of Komandorski Islands, Pacific Ocean  

1943  On this day in history second Lieutenant Moananui-a-Kiwi NGARIMU, 28th NZ (Maori) Battalion, won the Victoria Cross at Tebaga Gap, Tunisia  

1943  The first woman to receive air medal (US army nurse Elsie S Ott) on this day in history.  

1943  1st woman to receive air medal (US army nurse Elsie S Ott) on March - 26.  

1944  On March - 26 705 British bombers attack Essen  

1944  The birth of Diana Ross, American singer on March - 26.  

1945  On this day in history british premier Churchill looks over at the Rhine (near Ginsberg)  

1945  On March - 26 generals Eisenhower/Bradley/Patton attack at Remagen the Rhine  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1479  Vasili III, great prince of Moscow (1505-33)/son of Ivan III was born on this day in history.  

1516  Conrad Gessner, Swiss naturalist (d. 1565) was born on this day in history.  

1554  On March - 26 birth of charles of Lorraine, Duke of Mayenne, French military leader (d. 1611)  

1577  Elisabeth of Nassau, daughter of Willem I & Charlotte of Bourbon was born on this day in history.  

1659  On this day in history birth of william Wollaston, Coton England, philosopher  

1671  Giacomo Cesare Predieri, composer was born on March - 26.  

1684  Johann Graf, composer was born on March - 26.  

1698  On this day in history birth of václav Prokop Diviš, Czech theologian and natural scientist (d. 1765)  

Famous Deaths In March - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0304  On March - 26 death of saint Emmanuel, Christian martyr killed under Diocletian  

0752  Stephen II, Catholic Pope (3/22-26/752), dies on March - 26.  

0809  Liudger, missionary/1st bishop of Munster/saint, dies at about 66 on this day in history.  

1130  Death of King Sigurd I of Norway (b. ca. 1090) on March - 26.  

1212  Sancho I, King of Portugal (1185-1212), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

1258  Floris, the Guardian, count-regent of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

1350  On March - 26 alfonso XI, King of Castile & Leon, dies  

1517  On March - 26 death of heinrich Isaac, Flemish composer  

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