THIS DAY IN HISTORY 26/02


This day in #history 26/02

FEBRUARY 26TH

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1832 – Polish constitution abolished/ replaced by
Tsar Nicholas I

1935 – RADAR – Radio Detection & Ranging 1 st
demonstrated ( Robert Watson – Watt)

1971 – Secretary -General U Thant signs United
Nations proclamation of the vernal equinox as
Earth Day.

1980 – Egypt & Israel exchange ambassadors for
1st time

2005 – Hosni Mubarak the president of Egypt
orders the constitution changed to allow multi –
candidate presidential elections before September 2005 by asking Egyptian parliament to amend Article 76 of the constitution.

2013 – A flexible battery capable of being charged
wirelessly and folded and stretched is developed

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1802 – Victor Hugo , France, author (Hunchback of Notre Dame, Les Miserables)

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1852 – John Harvey Kellogg , surgeon, inspired
flaked cereal industry

1946 – Ahmed H . Zewail, Egyptian chemist, Nobel laureate

1978 – Abdoulaye Diagne -Faye , Senegalese
footballer

1984 – Emmanuel Adebayor, Togolese footballer

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1986 – Makelele , Brazilian footballer

FAMOUS DEATHS

1813 – Robert R . Livingston, US diplomat (Decl of Independence), dies at 66

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1961 – Mohammed V , ibn Yusuf, sultan/King of
Morocco, dies at 51

1981 – Munabi , assistant to Uganda president
Obote, murdered

2004 – Boris Trajkovski , President of the Republic of Macedonia (b . 1956)

FAMOUS WEDDING

1984 – Pak Awang (84) marries 80 th spouse

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