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Famous Events For October 26

Famous Events For October 26 – Today In History

What Happened on October 26 in World History?

Early Centuries – October 26 Historic Events – Before 1700

1. October 26, 0740 – Constantinople demolished by an earthquake
2. October 26, 1366 – Comet Tempel-Tuttle comes near the earth
3. October 26, 1387 – agreement for peace entered into by Herman of Kuire, an adventurer in Amsterdam
4. October 26, 1407 – Jewish colony in Krakow assaulted by crowds
5. October 26, 1492 – commencement of use of graphite pencils
6. October 26, 1524 – Milan handed over to France by Spain
7. October 26, 1529 – appointment of Sir Thomas More as chief of England
8. October 26, 1534 – appointment of Joris of Egmont as Bishop of Utrecht approved by Charles V
9. October 26, 1682 – The land adjacent to the Delaware River was handed over to William Penn by the Duke of York

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18th Century – What Happened on October 26 – The 1700s

10. October 26, 1749 – Georgia declares slavery as legal
11. October 26, 1774 – postponement of the first assembly of Congress in Philadelphia
12. October 26, 1774 – Civilian groups planned military preparations in US settlement
13. October 26, 1776 – Benjamin Franklin requests for backing from France for the American Revolution
14. October 26, 1787 – A series of letters to the News Papers were issued seeking approval for the Constitution of the United States
15. October 26, 1795 – and administration with five advisors is fashioned in France

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19th Century – October 26 This Day That Year – The 1800s

16. October 26, 1810 – The western portion of Florida added to the US
17. October 26, 1822 – Dutch language imposed on residents of Brussels by King Willem I
18. October 26, 1825 – The Erie water channel was inaugurated between the Hudson River and Lake Erie
19. October 26, 1830 – Revolutionary Belgian group capture Antwerp
20. October 26, 1850 – Discovery of Northwest Passage from Banks Island to Melville Island by Robert McClure
21. October 26, 1858 – copyright granted to Hamilton Smith for his invention of the machine for washing
22. October 26, 1859 – In an accident on the beach of Anglesey, North Wales the ship Royal Charter, 459 lost their life
23. October 26, 1861 – The Pony Express was forced to close after 19 months after the inauguration of the continental telegraph
24. October 26, 1863 – To augment the medical treatment on the Warfield, a Global assembly was held in Geneva thus paving the way for setting up the Red Cross
25. October 26, 1863 – the founding of the Football Association in England regulating the football game
26. October 26, 1864 – Bill Anderson was murdered by the army of Allies near Albany Missouri
27. October 26, 1868 – Rebels among whites murder many blacks in St Bernard Parish La
28. October 26, 1869 – point to point horserace in American
29. October 26, 1976 – Central army dispatched to Southern Carolina as per orders of the US President
30. October 26, 1881 – shoot-out amongst Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and Clanton at OK Corral, Tombstone, Arizona
31. October 26, 1887 – Detroit defeat St Louis, 10-5 in the World Series
32. October 26, 1896 – agreement for peace between Abyssinia and Italy inked

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20th Century – Important Events On This Day October 26 – The 1900s

33. October 26, 1901 – Criminals use an automobile for the first time to get away from the scene of the crime from a shop in Paris
34. October 26, 1903 – Key System provided a mass transport system to traverse San Francisco Bay
35. October 26, 1905 – formation of the first Workers’ Union in St Petersburg, Russia
36. October 26, 1905 – The amalgamation of Sweden and Norway terminated
37. October 26, 1909 – the assassination of Ito Hirobumi, past Japanese Prime Minister by a Korean separatist in Harbin, China
38. October 26, 1911 – in the 8th World Series Philadelphia A’s triumphs over NY Giants, 4-2
39. October 26, 1912 – Serbian defense takes possession of Skopje (Uskup)
40. October 26, 1912 – Inauguration of an alternative way to pedestrians and cyclists through a tunnel under the river Thames in England
41. October 26, 1913 – installation of Jose Victoriano Huerta Marquez as President of Mexico
42. October 26, 1916 – detention of Margaret Sanger for vulgarity
43. October 26, 1917 – Declaration of war by Brazil against the Allied forces
44. October 26, 1918 – a primitive memorial was donated to the British nation by Cecil Chubb
45. October 26, 1918 – rebellion by soldiers at Harskamp, Veluwe
46. October 26, 1918 – The Chief of the Army in Germany steps down in dissent against the terms and conditions of the truce of the German administration
47. October 26, 1919 – the debut of the musical, “Buddies” by B.C. Hillman in NYC
48. October 26, 1919 – the debut of instrumental music on E minor scale by Edward Elgar in Queen’s Hall London
49. October 26, 1919 – the rejection by US President Woodrow Wilson of the Prohibition Bill was superseded
50. October 26, 1921 – US appoints Solomon Porter Hood as Minister to Liberia

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51. October 26, 1922 – Mussolini and his radical group force the Italian administration to step down
52. October 26, 1922 – appointment of Gertrude Bell to Head the Department of Antiquities in Baghdad, Iraq
53. October 26, 1923 – Dutch parliament disapproves the German Navy Laws by 50-49 votes
54. October 26, 1923 – Ruijs de Beerenbroucj of the Dutch administration steps down
55. October 26, 1926 – debut performance of “Caponsacchi” by Arthur Goodrich in NYC
56. October 26, 1926 – The value of the franc in Belgium becomes constant
57. October 26, 1927 – a musical “Creole Love Song” by Duke Ellington
58. October 26, 1930 – debut dance presentation of “Zolotoy Vyek” by Dmitri Shostakovich in Leningrad
59. October 26, 1933 – Installation of Serraut as head of French administration
60. October 26, 1934 – Red Sox acquires Joe Cronin of Washington Senators; Joe Cronin was on a holiday with his newly wedded wife Mildred Robertson
61. October 26, 1939 – compulsory work assigned to Polish Jews
62. October 26, 1940 – debut trip of P-51 single-seater and bomber aircraft Mustang
63. October 26, 1941 –second discussion meeting of Tito and Draza Mihailovic in Yugoslavia
64. October 26, 1942 – The Japanese fleet attacks the US army close to the Solomon Islands at the War of Santa Cruz
65. October 26, 1943 – During WW II, the Dornier Do 335 “Pfeil” aircraft makes its debut trip
66. October 26, 1947 – The ruler of Jammu and Kashmir accepts the sovereignty of India
67. October 26, 1947 – The British defence vacates Iraq
68. October 26, 1949- The lowest remuneration was fixed at 75 cents from 40 cents as ordered by US President Harry Truman

69. October 26, 1950 – 630 Dutch unpaid assistants start their journey to Korea
70. October 26, 1950- stepping down of Branch Rickey as president of Brooklyn Dodger
71. October 26, 1950 – Establishment of charity organizations by Mother Teresa in Calcutta, India
72. October 26, 1950 – armies of South Korea arrive at Chosan near the Chinese territory
73. October 26, 1951 – history created by Emile Zatopek by running 30,000 m, 25,000m and 15 miles
74. October 26, 1951 – Heavy Weight Champion Rocky Marciano K/O Joe Louis at Madison Square Garden
75. October 26, 1951- Winston Churchill assumes as Prime Minister of the UK for the second time at the age of 86
76. October 26, 1952 – In a first test cricket match between India and Pakistan, Pakistan made its debut victory when Fazal Mahmood claimed 12 wickets
77. October 26, 1953 – Atomic test by Great Britain at Emu Field, Australia
78. October 26, 1954 – commercial release of Chevrolet V-8 machine
79. October 26, 1954 – debut performance on Television of “Disneyland” on ABC
80. October 26, 1954 – the port of Trieste annexed to Italy
81. October 26, 1955 – the first issue of “Village Voice” released in NYC
82. October 26, 1955 – Saudi Arabian natural gas deposits in Boeraimi captured by Britain
83. October 26, 1955 – Ngo Dinh Diem declares himself as President of the Vietnam Republic
84. October 26, 1956 – Establishment of International Atomic Energy regulations by the UN
85. October 26, 1956 – The constitution of Vietnam approved
86. October 26, 1957 – dismissal of Marshal Georgi Zhukov, minister for defense USSR
87. October 26, 1958 – the debut air trip from New York to Paris by PanAm across the Atlantic Ocean
88. October 26, 1958 – Atomic test by US at Nevada Test place
89. October 26, 1960 – The proposal by Washington Senators to convert to Minnesota Twins and licenses at LA and Washington DC for 1961 was accepted by the American League
90. October 26, 1961 – maiden trial hurling of spacecraft to Saturn
91. October 26, 1962 – the release of a studio album, “Please Please Me” and “Ask Me Why” by the Beatles

92. October 26, 1962 – JFK cautions Russia that the USA will not tolerate Soviet rockets in Cuba
93. October 26, 1962 – The proposal by Nikita Khrushchev of Russia that it would pull out rockets from Cuba if the USA terminated its stations in Turkey was rejected by JFK
94. October 26, 1962 – Atomic test by the US at Johnston Island
95. October 26, 1963 – Atomic test below the earth by the US at Fallon, Nevada
96. October 26, 1964 – The last person put to death in Western Australia was Eric Edgar Cooke
97. October 26, 1965 – the title “Most Excellent Order of British Empire” was awarded to the Beatles at Buckingham Palace
98. October 26, 1965 – a group of young girls murder Sylvia Likens
99. October 26, 1966 – debut hurling of rocket Intelsat 2 for communication purposes
100. October 26, 1966  – accidental fire to US aircraft Oriskany at Gulf on Tonkin leaves 43 dead
101. October 26, 1967 – The Shah of Iran on his 48th birthday declares himself king on the Peacock Throne after it was acquired 26 years earlier
102. October 26, 1968 – the hurling of the first European spacecraft Esro 1 from Cape Kennedy
103. October 26, 1968 – TV Transmission channel 36 in Palm Springs, CA on NBC starts airing
104. October 26, 1968 – hurling of rocket Soyuz 3 by the Soviet Union
105. October 26, 1968 – Boxing Champ George Foreman achieved the Gold for the USA at the Mexico Olympic
106. October 26, 1969 – The LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open was achieved by Carol Mann
107. October 26, 1969 – TV transmission channel 40 commences airing in Anniston, AL on CBS
108. October 26, 1970 – an amusing series, “Doonesbury” premieres in 28 dailies
109. October 26, 1970 – Laying of railway track between Lusaka and Drome ash Salaam in Tanzania commences
110. October 26, 1971 – substitution of China in place of Taiwan approved by the UN
111. October 26, 1972 – conducted excursion of Alcatraz commences
112. October 26, 1972 – announcement of peace in Vietnam by Henry Kissinger
113. October 26, 1973 – Egyptian defense was surrounded by the Israeli army at Suez

114. October 26, 1973 – documents in the form of documented cassettes on Watergate were freed at the White House by President Nixon
115. October 26, 1973 – Atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
116. October 26, 1973 – a musical by Wings, “Helen Wheels” premieres
117. October 26, 1974 – the inauguration of the Cleveland Arena for play by Cavaliers of NBA and MISL’s Crunch
118. October 26, 1975 – the first authorized trip of Anwar Sadat, President of Egypt to the USA
119. October 26, 1975 – Atomic test by China at Lop Nor, PRC
120. October 26, 1975 – China achieves its 4th Pan Am Games Gold Medal in baseball defeating Mexico
121. October 26, 1975 – LPGA Gold Inns of America achieved by Mary Bea Porter
122. October 26, 1976- though Transkei won the freedom, it was not accepted beyond South Africa
123. October 26, 1976 – Trinidad and Tobago were recognized as democratic countries
124. October 26, 1977 – spacecraft Enterprise goes through 5th and final trials
125. October 26, 1977 – appointment of Dr. Clifford R. Wharton Jr. as the head of the State University of New York
126. October 26, 1977 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada
127. October 26, 1977 – the final incidence of smallpox was noticed at Merca dist. of Somalia – a mark of achievement in extermination of smallpox
128. October 26, 1978 – Nobel Prize for Peace for 1978 shared by Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat
129. October 26, 1978 – A law entitled Independent Counsel Act is enacted
130. October 26, 1979 – murder of Park Chung-hee, President of South Korea by KCIA chief Kim Je-Kyu. Choi Kyu assumed the presidentship and Kim awarded capital punishment the following May
131. October 26, 1980 – 10th lengthy run for women achieved by Grete Waitz in 2:25:41.3
132. October 26, 1980 – dismissal of Balt Colt by St Louis Cards
133. October 26, 1981 – LA Dodgers defeat NY Yankees, 4-2 in the 78th World Series
134. October 26, 1982 – Cy Young award achieved by Steve Carlton, pitcher, four times
135. October 26, 1982 – There was a shortfall of funds to the tune of $110 trillion in the financial plan of the US for 1982

136. October 26, 1983 – debut performance of “Pack of Lies” by Hugh Whitemore in London
137. October 26, 1983 – Atomic test by USSR at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
138. October 26, 1984 – a heart replacement surgery was conducted on Stephanie Fae Beauclair and he survived for 21 days
139. October 26, 1984 – premiere of “The Terminator” guided by James Cameron and featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton in the US
140. October 26, 1985 – cyclone Juan strikes in US killing 97
141. October 26, 1985 – Doug Harvey was the first defense to have retired his # 2 pullover
142. October 26, 1985 – debut performance of a TV picture “Children of the Night” created on the theme of a sociology scholar Lois Lee’s description of women’s misconduct and erratic application of the rules governing the flesh trade in Los Angeles
143. October 26, 1986 – valedictory for “Into the Light” at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 6 presentations
144. October 26, 1986 – Alain Prost achieved the 37th Formula One WDC by two points
145. October 26, 1987 – the stock value of Dow Jones nosedived by 156.83 points
146. October 26, 1987 – The archbishop who advocated Human rights was killed by the paramilitary group formed to kill political opponents
147. October 26, 1988 – The consultation charges by Donald Trump for 4 months to Mike Tyson amounted to $2,000,000

148. October 26, 1988 – a joint effort by us and the Soviets to save the lives of 2 grey large fish like mammals from the Arctic region, Borrow, AK
149. October 26, 1992 – the plebiscite in Canada rejects the Charlottetown agreement
150. October 26, 1992 – Disorder in providing ambulance service by haphazard application of Computer Aided Dispatch system at London Ambulance Service
151. October 26, 1993 – forming of a new team by NFL – Carolina Panthers in Charlotte
152. October 26, 1993 – Montreal defeats NJ Devils after achieving the first seven plays of 1993
153. October 26, 1994 – a peace agreement between Jordan and Israel inked
154. October 26, 1995 – the murder of Islamic Jihad chief Fathi Shikaki by Mossad followers at his inn in Malta
155. October 26, 1996- The following horses competed for the Horse Racing Breeders’ Cup Champion: Lit de Justice, and Storm Song. Jewel Princes, Da Hass, Boston Harbor, Pilsudski, Alphabet Soup at Woodbine
156. October 26, 1997 – Las Vegas Golf Invitational was achieved by Bill Glasson
157. October 26, 1997- Florida Marlins vanquish Cleveland Indians, 4-3 to achieve the MLB World Service
158. October 26, 1997 – Jacques Villeneuve achieves the 48th Formula One WDC by 39 points
159. October 26, 1999 – the right to vote by inherited aristocrats in the Upper House of Parliament was withdrawn by the House of Lords in the UK

21st Century – October 26 This Day In History – The 2000s

160. October 26, 2000 – NY Yankees vanquish NY Mets, 4-1 to achieve their World Series Championship”. Derek Peter of the NY Yankees was declared the MVP
161. October 26, 2000 – rebellion against President Robert Guei and forcing Bret Hart to step down. Laurent Gbagbo installed as president of Cote d‘Ivoire
162. October 26, 2001 – The USA Patriot Act becomes Law after it was approved by the USA
163. October 26, 2003 – Inferno in California leaves 15 dead, 250000 acres of land destroyed, and 2200 rendered homeless in San Diego. This is the 2nd of its type
164. October 26, 2005 – Chicago White Sox vanquishes Houston Astros, 4-0 in the World Series Championship. Jermaine Dye of Chicago was declared as MVP
165. October 26, 2012 – religious conflicts in West Burma leave 64 people
166. October 26, 2012 – a reckless attack on a place of worship by Muslims in Maymana, Afghanistan leaves 41 dead and 50 wounded
167. October 26, 2012 – Cyclone Sandy lashes in the Bahamas leaving 2 dead and destroying properties worth $ 3000 million
168. October 26, 2012 – The Chinese administration cut off all links to the website of the New York Times given an inquiry about Prime Minister Wen Jiabao
169. October 26, 2013 – St Louis Cardinals were triumphant over the Boston Red Sox to achieve the 2013 World Series, 2-1
170. October 26, 2014 – Dilma Rousseff installed President of Brazil for the 2nd time
171. October 26, 2015 – the debut of “Spectre” the 24th James Bond picture, guided by Sam Mendes and featuring Daniel Craig in London
172. October 26, 2015 – meat stored by curing and salting is declared as cancer-causing food by the World Health Organization

173. October 26, 2015 – a severe earthquake of 7.5 strength strikes northern Pakistan and Afghanistan leaving more than 300 dead
174. October 26, 2017 – President Donald Trump announces that the situation created by opioids is a serious civic health problem
175. October 26, 2017 – A year-long mourning was declared on the demise of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand and he was buried after the mourning period was completed in Bangkok
176. October 26, 2017 – an accidental fire at an explosive manufacturing unit in Tangerang, India leaves 47 dead and wounding several people
177. October 26, 2017 – the fossils of skulls nearly 6000 years old found by researchers near Aitape, Papua New Guinea reveal the incidence of tsunami sufferer
178. October 26, 2017 – installation of the youngest female Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern to form the government in New Zealand

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