Historical Events In July - 26
Monday, 20 May 2019
1990 On this day in history brent Mydland, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Grass Roots), dies at 38
1991 On this day in history paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman) is arrested in Florida, for exposing himself at an adult movie theater
1992 On this day in history mary Wells, US soul singer (My Guy), dies at 49
1993 Daniel Fuchs, US, screenwriter (Hard Way), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history marino Iandioro, canned tomato pioneer, dies at 64
1995 Eleanore Griffin, screenwriter, dies on July - 26.
1996 On July - 26 arthur William Raynes McDonald, radar Pioneer/pilot, dies at 93
1999 "Eagles Hell Freezers" Over becomes the best selling music DVD on this day in history.
1999 On this day in history "Eagles:Hell Freezers" Over becomes the best selling music DVD
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 this day in history.
2005 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 on this day in history.
2012 At least 200 people are killed in a day of violence in Syria on this day in history.
2013 On July - 26 57 people are killed in a market bombing in Parachinar, Pakistan
2014 On July - 26 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 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 On this day in history facebook has the single worst day of any public company on the stock market - losing 19% or $119 billion market value
2018 On this day in history 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 On July - 26 sir Paul McCartney performs a secret gig at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, where the Beatles began
2018 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" on July - 26.
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.