According to Gregory calendar, on August 26, the day number in a year is 239 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 240. August 26 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 26 August in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1071The Byzantine-Selzook Wars-Celljuk Ottoman, led by Alp Arslangopted Byzantine Emperor Romanos IV in the Battle of Mansicirt.
1303Alauddin Khilji captured Chittorgarh.
1346Hundred-year war-English forces established a military contingent of English long bow at the French combination of Cross Bond Armad Nights in the Crey Battle.
1676The first Prime Minister of Britain, Robert Walpole, was born.
1743The famous French chemist Anthony Levaizier was born. He is called the father of modern chemistry. He discovered oxygen.
1748The First Lutheran Sect of North America, Pennsylvania Minister, was established in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1748The first Lutherna sect in North America, Pennsylvania was established in the Miniumum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1767The construction of the Tynes Palace began in New Bern, North Carolina.
1768HMS Endeavor left Pulimuth, England, in which explorer James Cook's first visit began.
1789The French Revolution was approved by the National Constituent Assembly, defineing a set of individual and collective rights of the people, the declaration of man and a citizen of authority.
1810Juan Jose Castaili ordered the execution of Santiago Delers during the freedom struggle of Argentina.
1883The biggest explosion in human history occurred when Aropian destroyed the volcanic island of Kraktao (volcano).
1883A large -scale explosion destroyed the volcanic island of Crakatoa, leading to so much ash that by next year the average global temperature fell to 1 ° C (2.2 ° F).
1894Netherlands Social Democratic Workers Party SDAP) was established.
1910Nobel Peace Prize-awarded Mother Teresa was born in Skopji, Yugoslavia.
1920After the 19th Constitutional Amendment, women got the right to vote.
1920The Nineteenth Parliament of the United States Constitution passed the guarantee of women's suffrage.
1928In a cafe in Paisley, Scotland, May Donogue found a snail in a bottle of ginger beer, which launched a landmark civil action matters, one of the British common law, Donogahu Vetavenson.
1929America manufactured the first roller coaster.
1945It has been revealed that more than 25,000 mice were used in the Manhattan project, to see if radiation will have any bad effect on workers in nuclear bomb plants.
1966The South African Defense Force launched an attack against Swapo Guerrilla Fighters in Omgulugombavashe, with Namibia's freedom struggle.
1968The National Convention of the American Democratic Party began at Chicago's In-Statistical Amphitheater, which brings out the anti-Vietnam protesters and police during a four-day struggle.
1968The US Democratic Party's National Convention began at the International Amphitheater in Chicago, with four days of clashes between the anti -Vietnam protesters and the police.
1970Daughter Freedan and the National Organization for women organized a women's strike for equality in New York City, in which 20,000 women opposed the continuous decrease of gender equality.
1975Dr. Narayan Subbarao Hardikar, a freedom fighter, journalist and Padma Bhushan, died.
1977The National Assembly of Quebec declared French as the only language in Cubec.
1982NASA launches Telesat-F.
1994Battery was used for the first time to drive human heart.
1999Michael Johnson set a world record in the 400 meter race.
200260,000 representatives and politicians from 174 countries around the world have come together for the latest Earth Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.
2004The US Census Bureau has revealed new figures that have kept the amount of poor people in the US 35.9 million, which is an increase of more than 1 million.
2006NASA on Friday postponed the launch pad of Space Shuttle for 24-hour Space Shuttle Atlantis (STS-115), although there was no damage.
2007Greece announced emergency due to several forest fire, over 200, having havoc in different parts of the country. By the time there was a fire in September 2007, 84 people died. Many fire was considered to be on fire.
2008Russia identifies the freedom of Abkazia and South Oseshia.
2008More than a week after the ceasefire in the Southeosetia war, Russia unilaterally recognized the freedom of South Asia.
2010German HIV positive pop singer Nadja Benaisa is convicted of damaging a person infected with HIV who had unprotected sex with him, without knowing his situation.
2011Scientists at the University of Swineburn Technology in Melbourne have revealed their discovery of J1719–143, a planet that perfectly revolves around diamonds - it has been found to have such a planetary mass for the second time.
2012Hindi film actor AK Hangal passed away.
2012In the city of Quebec in Canada, 8 people died and 104 died after being vulnerable to Legiionolosis disease.
2013All 25,000 applicants applying to Liberia University fail in their entrance examination.

Important Historical Events of 26 August in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1928Om Prakash Munjal, an Indian businessman and philanthropist, co-founder of Hero Cycles, was born.

Important Days of 26 August National & International Days 🏁

Day/ObservanceLevel
International Women's Equality DayInternational Day
Mother Teresa BirthdayNational Day
Women's Equality DayNational Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 26 August 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1910Mother Teresa / Saint / India
1891Acharya Chatursen Shastri / Author / India
1891Acharya Chatursen Shastri / Writer / India
1910Mother Teresa / Missionary / India
1910Mother Teresa / Social Worker / India
1927Bansi Lal / Politician / India
1928Om Prakash Munjal / Business Man / India
1951Luizinho Faleiro / Politician / India

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