August 26 | On this Day

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2016 Japanese film Your Name was released in theaters. This is one of the highest grossing non-English movies in the world. Release Date
2010 Astronaut from United States, William Lenoir died. Death day
2006 West Indian cricketer Clyde Walcott died. Death day
1998 American physicist Frederick Reines died. Death day
1994 Golfer from United States, Bert Yancey died. Death day
1990 Chess grandmaster from Yugoslavia, Rudolf Marić died. Death day
1987 German chemist Georg Wittig died. Death day
1987 Chess grandmaster from Germany, Georg Meier was born. Birthday
1986 Sumo wrestler Ōmatsuda was born. Birthday
1986 Japanese engineer Mutsuo Sugiura died. Death day
1981 Aeropesca Colombia Flight 221 aircraft incident at Garzón, Colombia, killed 50 people. Man-Made Disaster
1978 Papacy of Pope John Paul I began. Papacy began
1974 American aviator Charles Lindbergh died. Death day
1972 The opening ceremony of Games of the XX Olympiad, or 1972 Summer olympics was held in Munich.
1969 Chess grandmaster from England, Aaron Summerscale was born. Birthday
1969 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Alexander Cherniaev was born. Birthday
1959 Chess grandmaster from United States, Michael Rohde was born. Birthday
1959 Astronaut from United States, Kathryn Hire was born. Birthday
1958 Chess grandmaster from Norway, Jonathan Tisdall was born. Birthday
1942 Astronaut from United States, John Blaha was born. Birthday
1932 Astronaut from United States, Joe Engle was born. Birthday
1931 Japanese politician Osachi Hamaguchi died. Death day
1920 Thai politician Prem Tinsulanonda was born. Birthday
1910 Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary Mother Teresa was born. Birthday
1906 Polish American medical researcher Albert Bruce Sabin was born. Birthday
1901 Dutch politician Jan de Quay was born. Birthday
1901 Italian racing cyclist and inventor Tullio Campagnolo was born. Birthday
1883 Eruption of Krakatoa in Indonesia killed more than 30000 people. This is one of the deadliest volcanic eruptions. Natural Disaster
1882 German physicist James Franck was born. Birthday
1873 American inventor Lee DeForest was born. Birthday
1723 Dutch businessman and scientist Antoni van Leeuwenhoek died. Death day
1676 British politician Robert Walpole was born. Birthday
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