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Importance of 26th February in History

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1998
Death of Theodore Schultz, American economist and Nobel Prize winner .
United States
1995
Nick Leeson brings down Barings
Great Britain
1984
The last remaining US troops occupying Beirut, Lebanon were withdrawn
Lebanon
1950
Death of Sir Harry Lauder, Scottish singer and comedian.
Great Britain
1909
Birth of King Talal of Jordan
Jordan
1908
Birth of Tex Avery, American cartoon animator
United States
1879
Birth of Frank Bridge, English composer.
Great Britain
1857
The Indian Mutiny started after the refusal by the 19th Bengal Native Infantry to use new cartridges rumoured to be greased with pork lard or beef tallow.
India
1846
Birth of William F. Cody, Buffalo Bill, American showman.
United States
1829
Birth of Levi Strauss, American denim tycoon.
United States
1808
Birth of Honoré Daumier, French artist, illustrator, and sculptor
France
1802
Birth of Victor Hugo, French writer.
France
1797
First £1 (and £2) notes issued by Bank of England
Great Britain
1608
Death of John Still, celebrated English Bishop (of Bath and Wells) .
Great Britain
1564
Birth of Christopher Marlowe, English playwright
Great Britain
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