Historical Events In July - 26
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
1990 On July - 26 brent Mydland, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Grass Roots), dies at 38
1991 Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman) is arrested in Florida, for exposing himself at an adult movie theater on this day in history.
1992 Mary Wells, US soul singer (My Guy), dies at 49 on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history daniel Fuchs, US, screenwriter (Hard Way), dies at 84
1994 On July - 26 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 "Eagles Hell Freezers" Over becomes the best selling music DVD on this day in history.
1999 On July - 26 "Eagles:Hell Freezers" Over becomes the best selling music DVD
2005 On July - 26 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.
2005 On July - 26 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 Taghrooda wins the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes on this day in history.
2017 US President Donald Trump announces policy to ban transgendered people from the military, overturning Obama era changes on this day in history.
2017 On July - 26 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 this day in history.
2018 Authorities in Stung Treng province, Cambodia, evacuate 25,000 below collapsed Laos dam as waters rise on this day in history.
2018 Over 700 immigrant children still separated from their parents in the US as court-imposed deadline to reunite them passes on July - 26.
2018 On July - 26 sir Paul McCartney performs a secret gig at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, where the Beatles began
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 Heavy wildfires in Greece leave 87 dead and more than a hundred buildings destroyed on this day in history.
2018 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 on July - 26.