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What Happened on March 26th This Day in History

Year Name
2017 Russia-wide anti-corruption protests in 99 cities. The Levada Center survey showed that 38% of surveyed Russians supported protests and that 67 percent held Putin personally responsible for high-level corruption.
2010 The South Korean Navy corvette Cheonan is torpedoed, killing 46 sailors. After an international investigation, the President of the United Nations Security Council blames North Korea.
2005 Around 200,000 to 300,000 Taiwanese demonstrate in Taipei in opposition to the Anti-Secession Law of China.
1998 During the Algerian Civil War, the Oued Bouaicha massacre sees fifty-two people, mostly infants, killed with axes and knives.
1997 Thirty-nine bodies are found in the Heaven's Gate mass suicides.
1991 Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay sign the Treaty of Asunción, establishing Mercosur, the South Common Market.
1982 A groundbreaking ceremony for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is held in Washington, D.C.
1981 Social Democratic Party (UK) is founded as a party.
1979 Anwar al-Sadat, Menachem Begin and Jimmy Carter sign the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty in Washington, D.C.
1975 The Biological Weapons Convention comes into force.
1971 East Pakistan declares its independence from Pakistan to form Bangladesh and the Bangladesh Liberation War begins.
1970 South Vietnamese President Nguyỿn VĿn Thiỿu implements a land reform program to solve the problem of land tenancy.
1967 Ten thousand people gather for one of many Central Park be-ins in New York City.
1958 The United States Army launches Explorer 3.
1958 The African Regroupment Party is launched at a meeting in Paris.
1954 Nuclear weapons testing: The Romeo shot of Operation Castle is detonated at Bikini Atoll. Yield: 11 megatons.
1945 World War II: The Battle of Iwo Jima ends as the island is officially secured by American forces.
1942 World War II: The first female prisoners arrive at Auschwitz concentration camp in German-occupied Poland.
1939 Spanish Civil War: Nationalists begin their final offensive of the war.
1934 The United Kingdom driving test is introduced.
1931 Swissair is founded as the national airline of Switzerland.
1931 Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union is founded in Vietnam.
1922 The German Social Democratic Party is founded in Poland.
1917 World War I: First Battle of Gaza: British troops are halted after 17,000 Turks block their advance.
1915 The Vancouver Millionaires win the 1915 Stanley Cup Finals, the first championship played between the Pacific Coast Hockey Association and the National Hockey Association.
1913 First Balkan War: Bulgarian forces capture Adrianople.
1885 The Métis people of the District of Saskatchewan under Louis Riel begin the North-West Rebellion against Canada.
1871 The elections of Commune council of the Paris Commune are held.
1839 The first Henley Royal Regatta is held.
1830 The Book of Mormon is published in Palmyra, New York.
1812 An earthquake devastates Caracas, Venezuela.
1812 A political cartoon in the Boston Gazette coins the term "gerrymander" to describe oddly shaped electoral districts designed to help incumbents win reelection.
1636 Utrecht University is founded in the Netherlands.
1552 Guru Amar Das becomes the Third Sikh guru.
1484 William Caxton prints his translation of Aesop's Fables.
1351 Combat of the Thirty: Thirty Breton knights call out and defeat thirty English knights.
1344 The Siege of Algeciras, one of the first European military engagements where gunpowder was used, comes to an end.
1169 Saladin becomes the emir of Egypt.
1027 Pope John XIX crowns Conrad II as Holy Roman Emperor.
908 Emperor Zhu Wen of Later Liang has Li Zhu, the last Tang Dynasty emperor, poisoned.
590 Emperor Maurice proclaims his son Theodosius as co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire.
Famous People Born on March 26

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Year Name
1998 Satoko Miyahara, Japanese figure skater
1971 Paul Williams, English footballer and manager
1884 Georges Imbert, French chemical engineer and inventor (d. 1950)
1965 Trey Azagthoth, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer
1951 Carl Wieman, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate
1917 Rufus Thomas, American R&B singer-songwriter (d. 2001)
1933 Tinto Brass, Italian director and screenwriter
1906 Rafael Méndez, Mexican trumpet player and composer (d. 1981)
1957 Shirin Neshat, Iranian visual artist
1948 Steven Tyler, American singer-songwriter and actor
Famous People Deaths On March 26

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Date Name
1996 David Packard, American engineer and businessman, co-founded Hewlett-Packard (b. 1912)
2014 Marcus Kimball, Baron Kimball, English politician (b. 1928)
1885 Anson Stager, American general and businessman, co-founded Western Union (b. 1825)
2006 Nikki Sudden, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1956)
1992 Barbara Frum, American-Canadian journalist and radio host (b. 1937)
809 Ludger, Frisian missionary
1979 Jean Stafford, American author and academic (b. 1915)
1920 William Chester Minor, American surgeon and lexicographer (b. 1834)
1934 John Biller, American jumper and discus thrower (b. 1877)
1940 Wilhelm Anderson, German-Estonian astrophysicist (b. 1880)