Historical Events In July - 26
Monday, 20 March 2023
1990 Brent Mydland, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Grass Roots), dies at 38 on July - 26.
1991 Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman) is arrested in Florida, for exposing himself at an adult movie theater on this day in history.
1992 On July - 26 mary Wells, US soul singer (My Guy), dies at 49
1993 Daniel Fuchs, US, screenwriter (Hard Way), dies at 84 on July - 26.
1994 On this day in history marino Iandioro, canned tomato pioneer, dies at 64
1995 On July - 26 eleanore Griffin, screenwriter, dies
1996 Arthur William Raynes McDonald, radar Pioneer/pilot, dies at 93 on July - 26.
1999 On this day in history "Eagles Hell Freezers" Over becomes the best selling music DVD
1999 "Eagles:Hell Freezers" Over becomes the best selling music DVD on this day in history.
2005 Launch for Space Shuttle Discovery "Return To Flight" mission STS-114. This is the first Space Shuttle flight in nearly two and a half years since the breakup of Columbia on its return from mission STS-107 on July - 26.
2005 On this day in history mumbai and Mumbai Conurbation area was submerged in 5-7 ft water due to heavy rains and making nearby dams release water causing massive flood, which virtually stopped the financial capital of India for 4-5 days.
2012 At least 200 people are killed in a day of violence in Syria on July - 26.
2013 57 people are killed in a market bombing in Parachinar, Pakistan on July - 26.
2014 On this day in history taghrooda wins the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes
2017 US President Donald Trump announces policy to ban transgendered people from the military, overturning Obama era changes on July - 26.
2017 On this day in history great Britain announces it will ban gasoline and diesel cars by 2040
2017 3 live king cobras reported found inside potato chip cans by customs officials in Los Angeles on this day in history.
2018 Facebook has the single worst day of any public company on the stock market - losing 19% or $119 billion market value on July - 26.
2018 On July - 26 authorities in Stung Treng province, Cambodia, evacuate 25,000 below collapsed Laos dam as waters rise
2018 On this day in history over 700 immigrant children still separated from their parents in the US as court-imposed deadline to reunite them passes
2018 Sir Paul McCartney performs a secret gig at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, where the Beatles began on July - 26.
2018 On July - 26 observation of a black hole by The Very Large Telescope in Chile proves Albert Einstein 's prediction of "gravitational redshift", published in "Journal Astronomy & Astrophysics"
2018 On this day in history heavy wildfires in Greece leave 87 dead and more than a hundred buildings destroyed.
2018 On July - 26 the share price of Facebook drops by almost 20 percent after the company warns investors that user growth has slowed following the data leak scandal. Over $109 billion is wiped from its market value, the largest single day loss in corporate history.
2019 August 11 - The 2019 Pan American Games are held in Lima, Peru on this day in history.
2020 Body of civil rights activist John Lewis crosses the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma for the last time (beaten there 55 years ago) with a military honor guard as part of a remembrance ceremony on July - 26.
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