Historical Events In September - 26
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
1986 On this day in history antonin Scalia becomes a Supreme Court Justice
1986 On this day in history bobby (Patrick Duffy) returns to Dallas, his death is attributed to his wife Pam's bad dream (erases all of last season)
1986 On September - 26 william Rehnquist becomes Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
1988 Canada`s Ben Johnson stripped of his 100-m gold failing drug test on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history nYC's Rockefeller Center declared a national landmark
1988 Polish communist party picks propaganda chief Rakowski as new PM on September - 26.
1988 US space shuttle STS-26 launched on this day in history.
1989 Pavlos Bakoyannis, Greek parliament leader, murdered in Rome on September - 26.
1990 Motion Picture Assn of America creates new NC-17 rating on this day in history.
1990 On September - 26 soviet parliament agrees on bill allowing religious practices
1990 On September - 26 alberto Moravia, Italian writer (Woman in Red), dies at 82
1991 2 year experimental Biosphere 2 in Oracle Arizona begins on September - 26.
1992 On this day in history ralph Manheim, translator (Mein Kampf), dies at 85
1993 James Boyden, British Labour MP (1959-79), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1994 On September - 26 jessie Kesson, author, dies at 77
1996 U.S. astronaut Shannon Lucid returned to earth after six months in orbit aboard the Russian space station Mir on September - 26.
1996 On September - 26 geoffrey Wilkinson, chemist, dies at 75
2005 On September - 26 death of Jerry Juhl, writer
2005 On this day in history u.S. army reservist Lynndie England is convicted by a military jury on six of seven counts in connection with the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal.
2005 On this day in history helen Cresswell, British author
2006 Diet of Japan elects Shinzo Abe as new Prime Minister of Japan succeeding Junichiro Koizumi on this day in history.
2007 Emperor Akihito formally swears in Yasuo Fukuda as the 91st Prime Minister of Japan on September - 26.
2007 On September - 26 first confirmed deaths resulting from the Myanmar military's crackdown on weeks long anti-government protests. Buddhist monks are arrested and Internet access is cut from the public.
2007 On this day in history in southern Vietnam the Can Tho Bridge, which is under construction, collapses, killing scores of workers.
2012 Syrian army massacres 40 civilians in Thiabieh, Damascus on this day in history.
2014 World Health Organisations estimates that Ebola death toll has reached 3,091 on September - 26.
2017 Saudi Arabia announces it is overturning its ban on women driving - last country in the world to do so on this day in history.
2017 Fights break out in Uganda's parliament during debate to raise presidential age limit on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history world's second-largest gem-quality diamond, the "Lesedi La Rona", sells for $53m