Friday, September 25, 2020

History Of 26 September | On This Day In World

History Of 26 September | On This Day In World

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

➧ 1087: William II becomes Emperor of England.

➧ 1820: Indian social reformer, educationist and freedom fighter Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was born.

➧ 1872: First temple built in New York City.

➧ 1910: Indian journalist Swadeshbhimani Ramakrishna Pillai is arrested after publishing criticism of Travancore and the exiled government.

➧ 1923: In Bayern, Gustav Reiter von Kara declares independence from Berlin.

➧ 1932: Former Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh was born.

➧ 1950: UN troops capture Seoul from North Korean soldiers.

➧ 1950: Indonesia joins the United Nations.

➧ 1960: First televised debate between two presidential candidates in the US, John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon.

➧ 1973: The Supersonic Concorde passenger airplane completed the Atlantic journey in a record time of just 3 hours 32 minutes.

➧ 1986: Britain and China reach an agreement on Hong Kong.

➧ 2002: France opposes unilateral action against Iraq.

➧ 2004: US decides to give technology to India for civilian space programs.

➧ 2007: 62 workers died due to the demolition of an under-construction bridge in the southern city of Kaintho, Vietnam.

➧ 2007: Shinzo Abe formally ends his first term as Prime Minister of Japan.

➧ 2009: Poojaashree Venkatesh defeated Rashmi Chakraborty. Won the title of women's tennis tournament.

➧ 2011: Wangari Mathai, the founder of the Green Belt movement in Kenya, died, becoming the first African woman to receive the Nobel Prize in 2004.

➧ 2016: First US presidential debate: Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton vs. Republican Donald Trump at Hofstra University.

➧ 2017: Saudi Arabia announced that it was imposing a ban on women's driving - becoming the last country in the world to do so.

➧ 2019: WHO announced 800,000 children will be vaccinated in the Congo in nine days, the world's largest measles epidemic, which has killed more than 3,500 people.

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