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Historical Events In August - 26

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1984  On this day in history julie Stevens, actress (Lorelei-Big Town), dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On this day in history typhoon Ike in Philippines killing 1,474 people  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Ryan White, the 13-year-old AIDS patient barred from attending school in Kokomo, Indiana, begins attending middle school via computer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Pieter Jongeling, Dutch MP/editor (GPV, Netherlands Daily), dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On August - 26 jennifer Levin, strangled by Robert Chambers in Central Park  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history john Goddard, cricketer (West Indian captain 1948-53), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On August - 26 paul Francis Lloyd, entertainer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history trumbull Conn, is first US team since 1983 to win Little League WS  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Henk Heidweiller, ambassador of Suriname, dies on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  2 slain college students found in Gainesville Florida on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1991  On this day in history royal Brett Saberegen no-hits White Sox 7-0  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Bob the Moor, Flemish comic strip artist (Kuifje), dies on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On this day in history rockin Dopsie Sr, Jazz-Fusion singer (Zydeco), dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On this day in history tariq Yunus, actor (Bollywood, Ashanti, Deceivers), dies at 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  David James Moore, educationalist, dies at 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  On August - 26 alejandro Lanusse, army officer/politician, dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  On August - 26 jean Michel Jarre's "Space of Freedom" concert in Gdansk, Poland commemorating the 25th anniversary of the creation of Solidarnosc ("Solidarity" trade union)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  15 year-old New Zealand golfer, Lydia Ko, becomes the youngest LPGA Tour event winner and the first amateur winner since 1969 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  25,000 applicants to the University of Liberia fail their university entrance examination on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2014  Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry informs the WHO of an outbreak of Ebola; later confirmed as a different strain to that affecting west Africa on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On August - 26 hurricane Harvey downgraded to a tropical storm, National Hurricane Center warns of “multiday rainfall disaster”  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Violent clashes after conviction of spiritual leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh kill 31 in Panchkula, 120 admitted to hospital on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On August - 26 women's Ruby World Cup: New Zealand Black Ferns defeat England 41-32 in the final in Belfast  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On August - 26 half a million people take part in a peace march in Barcelona, following terrorist attacks  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Pope Francis asks for forgiveness in speech on child abuse in Dublin, during first official visit to Ireland since 1979 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history emmerson Mnangagwa is sworn in as President of Zimbabwe  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Danny Boyle pulls out of directing the next James Bond film due to 'creative differences' on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history gamer at a Madden NFL 19 gaming tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, loses then returns to shoot two dead and wound nine  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Moroccan pop singer Saad Lamjarred arrested in Saint-Tropez, France on a rape allegation on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop resigns after losing Liberal Party leadership contest on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  Boxing match between YouTubers KSI and Logan Paul ends in a draw in Manchester, England on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On this day in history archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, former US Vatican Ambassador, claims Pope Francis knew of and ignored sex abuse allegations against Cardinal Theodore McCarrick  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2019  Indonesian President Joko Widodo proposes moving the country's sinking and over-crowded capital from Jakarta to the island of Borneo (Kalimantan) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1469  On August - 26 birth of ferdinand II of Naples (d. 1496)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1540  King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  Frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain) was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1627  On this day in history birth of thomas Bullis, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  Robert Walpole, (Whig) British PM (1721-42) [NS=Sept 5] was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1687  On August - 26 birth of willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1694  On this day in history birth of elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1726  On this day in history birth of karl Kohaut, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1278  Ottokar II, King of Bohemia (1253-78), dies in battle on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1346  On this day in history jan de Blinde, King of Bohemia/count of Luxemburg, dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1349  On August - 26 death of thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1368  Engelbrecht van der Mark, prince-Bishop of Luik (1345-64), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1486  On August - 26 ernst I, ruler of Saxon (1464-86), dies at 45  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1518  On August - 26 death of giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1551  On this day in history death of margareta Leijonhufvud, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1516)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1572  Death of Petrus Ramus, French philosopher (b. 1515) on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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