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Today’s Historical Events on September 26
BC 46, 26th September: Julius Caesar dedicated a temple to his legendary ancestor Venus Genetrix
1777, 26th September: American Revolutionary War: British troops invaded Philadelphia
1905, 26th September: Albert Einstein published the first article on the special theory of relativity
1910, 26th September: Indian journalist Swadeshbhimani Ramakrishna Pillai was arrested and deported for criticizing the Travancore government
1950, 26th September: Indonesia joined the United Nations
1954, 26th September: Toya Maru was swept away by a storm in Japan 1,172 people died
1973, 26th September: The Concorde (turbojet passenger airliner), which travels faster than sound, crossed the Atlantic Ocean in record time without stopping
1984, 26th September: Britain and China agreed that Hong Kong would revert to Chinese rule when the lease expires in 1997
1990, 26th September: Ranganath Mishra became the 21st Chief Justice of India
26 September in Indian History – Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on September 26
1820: Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, an Indian educator, and social reformer
1849: Ivan Petrovich Pavlov, Nobel Prize-winning Russian scientist
1858: Manilal Nathubhai Trivedi, Indian author
1870: Christian X, King of Denmark
1876: Ghulam Kabir Nairang, Indian poet, lawyer, and politician
1888: T S Eliot, American-born British poet, playwright, critic, and Nobel laureate
1889: Martin Heidegger, a German philosopher and a seminal thinker in the Continental tradition of philosophy
1894: Acharya Shankar Dattatreya Javadekar, Indian commentator and philosopher
1909: Bill France Sr, founder of NASCAR
1918: Eric Morley, a British businessman, and the founder of the Miss World pageant
1923: Dev Anand, Indian Hindi film actor, producer, director
1927: James Robert Cade, an American physician, university professor, research scientist, and inventor
1932: Manmohan Singh, an Indian economist, academic, and politician who served as the 13th Prime Minister of India
1943: Ian Chappell, Australian cricketer
1981: Serena Williams, American tennis player
26 September in Indian History – Death Anniversaries of famous people on September 26
1902: Levi Strauss, a German-born American businessman, founder of the Levi Strauss Company
1952: George Santayana, a Spanish philosopher
1954: Kavimani Desigavinayagam Pillai, an Indian Tamil poet
1956: Laxmanrao Kirloskar, an Indian industrialist
1977: Uday Shankar, Indian dancer
1989: Hemant Kumar, Indian singer, composer, and producer
2008: Paul Newman, American actor
26 September in Indian History – what happened in India on 26 September
Rani Rashmoni, great nationalist and social worker, was born in Kona village, 24 Parganas (north), West Bengal.
Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (Banerji), great Indian educationist, social reformer, litterateur, father of Bengali prose and who gave the Bengalees their first Primer in 1855, was born in the village of Birsingha in Midnapore district of Bengal.
R. V. Jagirdar, famous Kannad play writer, was born.
Prat Kumar Sinha, cricket Test empire for 2 tests from 1948-53, was born in Bengal.
Rotary Club’s first Indian meeting was held.
Dev Anand, film producer, director and actor, was born.
At Lancashire, Gandhi sees textile workers hurt by Indian boycott but says home spinning must go on.
Vijay Laxman Manjrekar, cricketer (father of Sanjay, reliable Indian batsman), was born in Bombay.
Gandhiji breaks fast on Indian government’s acceptance of his demand regarding Harijans.
Dr. Manmohan Singh, former finance minister, economist and Governor of R.B.I., was born.
Gandhiji was interviewed with Wavell.
Laxmanrao Kirloskar, great social reformer, industrialist, patriot and founder of the Kirloskar Industries, passed away at the age of 88.
Notification to pay equal payment to both men and women workers was promulgated.
Constitution (39th Amendment) Bill 1975, placing election of the President, Vice President, Prime Minister and Speaker of the Lok Sabha beyond the scrutiny of the judiciary, approved by Parliament.
Uday Shankar (Chowdhury), producer and director of dance-based film ‘Kalpana’, passed away. He was the elder brother of Pandit Ravishankar. His main achievement was the blending of the Indian classical style with the Western Ballet and various folk dances.
Charan Singh launches a new party called the Lok Dal.
P.T. Usha sets record for 100m (Women) in 11.39 seconds at Jakarta.
Ordinance to amend MRTP Act and the Companies Act totally removes pre-entry restrictions on new industrial houses and expansion of the existing ones.
Indian Airlines hike fare by 9 percent.
CBI chargesheeted Rao in St. Kitts case.
High Court rejected Rao’s petition for anticipatory bail in Pathak cheating case.
Deve Gowda, PM, takes oath as Rajya Sabha member. He was the first PM to enter parliament through RS. Indira Gandhi was already a RS member when elected leader in 1966.
Sachin Tendulkar make a record 127 runs against Zimbabwe at Calcutta.
Six selected for Shanti Swaroop award for Science.
Atal Behari Vajpayee, Prime Minister, dispatched a team of experts to Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to assess the water storage position.