Historical Events In February - 26
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1984 On February - 26 reverend Jesse Jackson acknowledges that he called NYC, "Hymietown"
1984 On this day in history robert Penn Warren, Pulitzer Prize winner, named first US poet laureate
1985 27th Grammy Awards What's Love Got to Do With It, Cyndi Lauper win on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history former Philippines President Ferdinand E Marcos fled in defeat
1986 On this day in history goaltending great Jacques Plante 1929-1986 dies at his home near Geneva at age 57
1987 On February - 26 nASA launches GEOS-H
1987 The first release of Beatles compact discs on February - 26.
1987 The Tower Commission report is issued, chiding President Reagan for his national security staff's actions in the Iran-Contra affair on February - 26.
1987 On February - 26 uSSR resumes nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1988 Christa Rotherburger (GDR) skates ladies world record 1000 meter (1 17.65) on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history christa Rotherburger (GDR) skates ladies world record 1000 meter (1:17.65)
1989 On February - 26 "Jerome Robbins' Broadway" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 634 performances
1989 On this day in history california court throws out most of Margo Adams's $12 million breach-of- contract suit against Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs
1989 Lowest barometric pressure in Netherlands (95.5 hPa) on February - 26.
1990 President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua concedes defeat to election opponent, Violeta Barrios de Chamorro on February - 26.
1990 USSR agrees to withdraw all 73,500 troops from Czechoslovakia by July, 1991 on February - 26.
1990 Cornell Gunther, US musician (Coasters, Poison Ivy), dies at 53 on February - 26.
1991 Asanka Gurusinha scores twin Test Cricket tons vs New Zealand (119 & 102) on this day in history.
1991 Bill Veeck & Tony Lazzeri elected to Baseball Hall of Fame on this day in history.
1991 On February - 26 during the Gulf War, Kuwait City is liberated and Iraq begins its withdrawl
1991 Kuwaiti resistance leaders declare they have control of their capital on this day in history.
1992 Irish Supreme Court rules 14 year old rape victim may get an abortion on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history gerrit Schulte, "Crazy Cyclist", Dutch 6-days bicyclist, dies at 76
1993 On this day in history 2nd tallest building in world, NYC World Trade Center bombed, 7 die
1993 On February - 26 allan Border beats Gavaskar's record for most Test Cricket runs 10,123
1993 On February - 26 six people die and more than a thousand are injured when Islamic extremists explode a bomb in the parking garage of the World Trade Center in New York City.
1993 Terrorist bomb explosion under the World Trade Center, New York on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history constance Ford, US actress (Another World, Burden Hunt), dies at 64
1994 On this day in history actor Dolph Lundgren (34) weds Anette Qviberg in Stockholm
1994 On February - 26 avery Fisher, US audio manufacturer (1st hi-fi), dies at 87
1995 On this day in history barings, England's oldest investment banking company, fails after a securities broker loses over $1 billion gambling on Tokyo stock prices.
1996 On February - 26 audrey Angers, charity pioneer
1997 39th Grammy Awards Change the World Babyface, Beck & LeAnn Rimes win on this day in history.
1997 On February - 26 david Doyle, actor (Charlie's Angels), dies at 67