Historical Events In February - 26
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1998 On February - 26 oprah Winfrey beats Texas cattlemen in beef trial
1998 On February - 26 total solar eclipse in Venezuela-Pacific Ocean
1999 On February - 26 ontario Southland commenced operation over the CP Port Burwell subdivision from Ingersoll to Tillsonburg, ON.
2005 Hosni Mubarak the president of Egypt asked parliament to amend the constitution to allow multi-candidate presidential elections before September 205 on this day in history.
2007 The International Court of Justice finds Serbia guilty of failing to prevent genocide in the Srebrenica massacre, but clears it of direct responsibility and complicity in the case on this day in history.
2012 The film The Artist wins five Academy Awards and becomes the first silent film to win since 1927 on February - 26.
2013 A flexible battery capable of being charged wirelessly and folded and stretched is developed on this day in history.
2017 On February - 26 89th Academy Awards: Best Picture "Moonlight" (after mix-up), Best Director Damien Chazelle, Best Actor Casey Affleck , Best Actress Emma Stone
2018 Cold weather nicknamed "the Beast from the East" hits Europe, killing 7 and covering Pompeii in snow on February - 26.
2018 Global Seed Vault in Svalbard, Norway, receives its 1 millionth seed on 10 year anniversary on this day in history.
2018 Global Seed Vault opens in Svalbard, Norway, to help preserve diversity and loss from other genebanks on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history 7.5 magnitude earthquake in central Papa New Guinea kills at least 100
2019 The Indian Air Force launches airstrikes on purported militant camps in Balakot, Pakistan; according to Indian claims, "a very large number of ... terrorists, trainers, senior commanders and groups of jihadis" were killed, although Pakistan denied the claims and a number of neutral sources suggest that this was not the case. The following day, Pakistan retaliated, leading to the shooting down of an Indian MiG-21 fighter, whose pilot was repatriated on March 1. The incidents led to the 2019 Indiaâ€“Pakistan standoff on February - 26.