September 26 in History – What happened on 26 September in Past

26 September - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on September 26, the day number in a year is 269 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 270. September 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.

September 26 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1087William II, son of William the Conqueror, was crowned King of England.
1087William II, the third son of William I, sat on the throne of England. He remained the emperor until 1100.
1580British sailor Francis Drake traveled all over the world by sea and returned home to England.
1687The Parthenon in Athens was partially destroyed during an armedconflict between the Venetians under Francesco Morosini and Ottomanforces.
1733France, Spain and Sardinia signed anti-German agreements.
1772Passed the bill in New Jersey, which would require a license to practice medicine.
1786Eden Accord: A commercial treaty was signed between the states of Great Britain and France.
1815Russia, Prussia and Austria signed the Holy Alliance.
1820The famous Indian social reformer, educationist and freedom fighter Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was born. He was one of the pillars of the Renaissance of Bengal. It was due to his high scholarly scholarship that he was given the title of Vidasagar.
1872First temple built in New York City.
1872The first Shriners Temple called Mecca) established in New York City.
1874The first Grand International Rifle Match was held.
1901The body of Abraham Lincoln, the first president of America, was buried in concrete several feet thick.
1907New Zealand declared its independence.
1907New Zealand and Newfoundland became states.
1923Bollywood actor Devanand was born in Punjab, Pakistan).
1932Mahatma Gandhi conceded to breaking his death fast after 6 days and 5 hrs. This is after the British Government had approved most of the compromise plan on the privileges of Indian Untouchables, “shudras”, in the legislative elections.
1932Manmohan Singh, the 13th Prime Minister of the country, was born in a village in the Punjab province of undivided India.
1933As gangster Machine Gun Kelly surrendered to the FBI, hesupposedly shouted out, 'Don't shoot, G-Men ('government men')!', whichbecame a nickname for FBI agents.
1936Japanese Marines are now in control of the Shanghai district of China. This follows the deaths of 4 Japanese citizens in Shanghai. Japan in a statement has stated, 'We must protect our citizens'.
1942The Holocaust-Nazi official August Frank issued a memorandumcontaining a great deal of operational detail in how Jews should be'evacuated'.
1950Donesia took membership of the United Nations.
1953Sugar ration was abolished in Britain.
1959Japan was struck by Typhoon Vera, the strongest and deadliesttyphoon on record to make landfall on the country with US$600 million indamages and over 4,000 deaths.
1959The most powerful storm in Japan's history, Ve 'Vera \', killed 4580 people and left 1.6 million people homeless.
1960The monarchical rule of northern Yemen ended. On this day, the army commander Abdullah Sallal brought an end to the monarchical governance by a military revolt, after which democracy was established.
1968The Beatles completed recording John Lennon's song 'HappinessIs a Warm Gun', regarded by band members as one of few true 'Beatles'songs on the album The Beatles.
1973The Supersonic Concorde passenger airplane completed the Atlantic journey in a record time of just 3 hours 32 minutes.
1980Afghanistan's Marxist regime and it's soviet defenders are improving security in Kabul. This is in response to a new wave of terrorist attacks led by Moslem anti-communist tribesman. The terrorist group also carried out a successful attack on a power station earlier this week by the rebels.
1980The terrorist attack in the city of Octoburfest killed 13 people and injured 211.
1983The racing yacht Australia II, captained by John Bertrand, wonthe America's Cup, ending the New York Yacht Club's 132-year defense ofthe trophy.
1983Soviet Lieutenant Colonel Stanislav Petrov averted a possible worldwide nuclear war by deliberately certifying what otherwise appearedto be an impending attack by the United States as a false alarm.
1990The Italian novelist Alberto Moravia died. He was born in Rome, Italy, in the year 1907.
2007A lack of chlorine for water sanitation in Iraq has led to an outbreak of cholera. This contagious disease has spread and has now reached Baghdad.
200762 workers died as a construction bridge collapsed in Vietnam's southern crest of Cannatho.
2008Swiss pilot and inventor Yves Rossy became the first person tofly a jet engine-powered wing across the English Channel.
2009The Spanish government officially reveals plans to liberalize the country's law concerning abortion.
2010America's Department of Defense has confessed to buying almost 10,000 copies of a memoir by U.S. Army Reserve officer Anthony Shaffer, later destroying all of them in an attempt to destroy secret information.
2010Scottish aid worker Linda Norgrove and three Afghan colleagueswere kidnapped by members of the Taliban in the Kunar Province ofeastern Afghanistan.
2011300 students protest the increase in student tuition fees, by gathering at an Auckland University building.
2012Trade unions in Greece call a general strike in protest against continuing austerity measures.
2013An agreement is made between the U.S. and Russia to draw up a UN Security Council resolution to eliminate chemical weapons in Syria.
2014As the Ebola epidemic spreads, the World Health Organization (WHO) has requested Ebola vaccine doses from GlaxoSmithKline (Glaxo); the company offered the vaccine to WHO in March, but the offer was rejected as human trials of the vaccine had not yet been carried out.

Famous Birthdays of September 26:

YearName / Profession / Country
1991Alma Jodorowsky / Actress / France
1927Robert Cade / Physician / United States of America
1905Millito Navarro / Baseball Player / Puerto Rico
1941Martine Beswick / Actress / United Kingdom
1969Paul Warhurst / Footballer / United Kingdom
1979Naomichi Marufuji / Wrestler / Japan
1907Anthony Blunt / Historian / United Kingdom
1960Uwe Bein / Footballer / Germany
1953Dolores Keane / Actress / Ireland
1895Jürgen Stroop / General / Germany
1958Rudi Cerne / Journalist / Germany
1991Dan Preston / Footballer / United Kingdom
1840Louis-Olivier Taillon / Politician / Canada
1876Edith Abbott / Economist / United States of America
1966Jillian Reynolds / Actress / Canada
1984Nev Schulman / Photographer / United States of America
1945Bryan Ferry / Writer / United Kingdom
1937Jerry Weintraub / Producer / United States of America
1820Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar / Painter / India
1931Vijay Manjrekar / Cricketer / India
1923Dev Anand / Actor / India
1958Richard B. Weldon / Politician / United States of America
1946Louise Simonson / Author / United States of America
1973Marty Casey / Writer / United States of America
1981Christina Milian / Writer / United States of America
1969Holger Stanislawski / Footballer / Germany
1995Miloš Veljković / Footballer / Serbia
1918Eric Morley / Business Man / United Kingdom
1934Neil Coles / Architect / United Kingdom
1979Jon Harley / Footballer / United Kingdom

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1 comment

  1. नमस्कार जी,
    मै आपके सामान्य ज्ञान का प्रशंसक हूँ ।हिन्दी का प्रतियोगी होने के कारण मुझे हिन्दी भाषा में ही सामान्य ज्ञान भेजने की कृपा करावे।पहले आपका मेल हिन्दी में ही आता था पर अब किसी वजह से बन्द हुआ है ।कृपया कर के वापिस प्रारंभ करावे।
    आदर सहित।
    विक्रम कुमार गर्ग

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