Tuesday, August 25, 2020

History Of 26 August | On This Day In World

History Of 26 August | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 26 August are as follows: -

➧ 1303: Alauddin Khilji captured Chittorgarh.

➧ 1541: Sultan Suleiman of Turkey captured Buda and Hungary.

➧ 1676: Robert Walpole, the first Prime Minister of Britain, is born.

➧ 1910: Birth of Mother Teresa awarded Bharat Ratna.

➧ 1914: Bengal revolutionaries attack the British fleet in Calcutta and loot 50 mauzers and 46 thousand rounds.

➧ 1920: Women get suffrage in America.

➧ 1977: The 20th Olympic Games begin in the city of Munich, Germany.

➧ 1978: John Paul became Pope of the Roman Catholic Church.

➧ 1982: NASA launches Telesat-F.

➧ 1988: Myanmar's non-violent leader Aung San Suu Kyi reached Rangoon with a front.

➧ 1999: Michael Johnson set a world record in the 400 meter race.

➧ 2002: Ten-day Earth Summit begins in Johannesburg, South Africa.

➧ 2004: Germany win their first Olympic women's field hockey gold medal in Athens with a 2–1 win against the Netherlands.

➧ 2007: US-led forces kill 12 Taliban along the Pak-Afghan border.

➧ 2013: All 25,000 applicants of the University of Liberia failed the university entrance exam.

➧ 2015: W. in Virginia, USA D. B. J. TV journalist Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward shot dead by former aide.

➧ 2017: Violent clashes in Panchkula after conviction of spiritual leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, 31 killed, 120 hospitalized.

➧ 2017: Women's Rugby World Cup: The New Zealand Black Ferns defeated England 41–32 in the final in Belfast.

➧ 2018: Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop resigns after losing the battle to the Liberal Party leadership.

➧ 2019: Indonesia's President Joko Widodo proposes to relocate the island's sunken and over-crowded capital, Jakarta, to the island of Borneo (Kalimantan).

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