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Know what happened on 26th March


Importance of 26th March in History

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

2007
Prohibition of smoking in enclosed public places in Scotland
Great Britain
1999
American pathologist Jack Kevorkian was found guilty of second-degree murder for administering a lethal injection to a terminally ill man in an assisted-suicide campaign
United States
1983
Death of Anthony Blunt, British art historian and Soviet spy .
Great Britain
1979
Israeli Prime Minster Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat signed the Camp David Peace Accord, ending 30 years of war
1971
Eastern Pakistan secedes from Pakistan and becomes Bangladesh
Pakistan
1959
Death of Raymond Chandler, American detective novelist (created the private eye Philip Marlowe)
United States
1958
The US Army launched the Explorer III satellite .
United States
1934
Driving tests were introduced in Britain (voluntary until June 1935)
Great Britain
1933
Death of Eddie Lang, American musician .
United States
1911
Birth of Tennessee Williams, playwright
United States
1902
Death of Cecil Rhodes, explorer and coloniser in Africa.
Great Britain
1881
Birth of Guccio Gucci, founder of the eponymous store.
Italy
1859
Birth of A.E. Housman, British poet
Great Britain
1856
Death of William Bousfield whose execution was so bungled that thereafter prisoners legs were always pinioned. (Bousfield had murdered his wife and three children)
Great Britain
1839
First Henley Royal Regatta staged.
Great Britain
1552
Guru Amar Das became the Third Sikh Guru
India
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