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Know what happened on 26th July


Importance of 26th July in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 26th July special in the world history.


देश और दुनिया के इतिहास के पन्‍नों में 26 जुलाई कई कारणों से महत्वपूर्ण है, उनमें से ये सभी प्रमुख हैं:-
  • 1826 में लिथुआनिया में हिंसा में कई यहूदी मरे।
  • 1844 में भारत के प्रमुख शिक्षाविद् गुरुदास बनर्जी का जन्म हुआ था।
  • 1945 में ब्रिटेन के प्रधानमंत्री पद से विंस्टन चर्चिल ने इस्तीफा दिया।
  • 1956 में मिस्र ने स्वेज नहर पर कब्ज़ा किया। 
  • 1965 में मालदीव स्वतंत्र हुआ। इस पर ब्रिटेन का कब्जा था।
  • 1974 में फ्रांस ने मुरूओरा द्वीप में परमाणु परीक्षण किया
  • 2008 में गुजरात के अहमदाबाद शहर में 21 धमाके हुए। इस हादसे में 56 लोग मारे गए और 200 से ज्यादा जख्मी हुए।

1958
Debutantes were presented at the British royal court for the last time .
Great Britain
1952
Death of Eva Perón, First Lady of Argentina who has become a cult figure since her death.
Argentina
1945
Labour win the UK General Election and Winston Churchill was out of office despite his great war leadership.
Great Britain
1928
Birth of Stanley Kubrick, American film director and producer.
United States
1908
Birth of Salvador Allende, President of Chile (1970–73) .
Chile
1908
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was founded .
United States
1897
Birth of Paul Gallico, American writer.
United States
1894
Birth of Aldous Huxley, Author
Great Britain
1891
The islands of Tahiti were annexed by France.
France
1885
Birth of André Maurois, French writer.
France
1882
First performance of Parsifal, Richard Wagner's last completed Opera. The premier at Bayreuth was just over six months before his death.
Germany
1865
Birth of Rajanikanta Sen, Indian poet and composer whose songs are still popular in India today.
India
1856
Birth of George Bernard Shaw, Playwrite
Ireland
1830
Death of King George IV.
Great Britain
1803
First public railway opened; the horse-drawn Surrey Iron Railway ran for 9 miles from Wandsworth to Croydon.
Great Britain
1758
French and Indian War: The siege of the Fortress of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia ended when the French surrendered.
1745
First known women's cricket match took place near Guildford, Surrey. There may have been earlier contests, but their is no record of them.
1471
Death of Pope Paul II
Italy
1469
Battle of Edgecote
Great Britain
0796
Death of Offa of Mercia, whose dyke built along the Welsh border is still a feature of the landscape (and a great long distance walk).
United Kingdom
0432
Death of Pope Celestine I.
Italy
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