August 26 holidays in 2020
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August 26 2019 holidays
Historical Events on August 26
The French realize that their armored knights and crossbows are no match for English longbows at the Battle of Crecy during the 100 Years War.
The commision to carve the Pietà is given to
the Pennsylvania Ministerium – the first Lutheran denomination to be established in North America is founded in the city of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania.
Aboard the HMS Endeavour – Capt. James Cook sets sail from England.
The first ascent of Triglav – the highest mountain in Slovenia – is recorded on this day.
A U.S patent for the steamboat is given to John Fitch.
The Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S Constitution takes effect on this day granting women the right to vote.
Charles de Gaulle enters the city of Paris, France during World War II.
The battle of Omugulugwombashe becomes the first battle of the Namibian War of Independence .
The National Assembly of Quebec adopts the Charter of the French Language.
Albino Luciani is elected by the papal conclave and is named Pope John Paul I.
100 people are killed at the Beni Ali Massacre in Algeria.
A disgruntled coworkers kills two journalists while they were performing a live report in Moneta, Virginia.
Famous Birthdays on August 26
English computer scientist Karen Spärck Jones is born in
American lawyer and politician Geraldine Ferraro is born in
American political scientist Benedict Anderson is born in
American singer-songwriter Don Bowman is born in
American comedian, actress and screenwriter Melissa McCarthy is born in
Australian rugby player Jason Little is born in
American actor Macaulay Culkin is born in
American actor Chris Pine is born in
German footballer Sebastian Bönig is born in
Barbadian cricketer Tito Best is born in
American ice hockey player Noah Welch is born in
American comedian, writer and actor John Mulaney is born in
American baseball player Jayson Nix is born in
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