Saturday 26 April 2008
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis.
In UK American Boy by Estelle featuring Kanye West was in the top 5 hits.
What Happens in Vegas, directed by Tom Vaughan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 April 2008 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 26 April
- The death toll from a fire in a mattress factory in the Hay Hassani district of Casablanca rises to 55. (Reuters via ''The Washington Post'')
- The 26 members of the Spanish FV ''Playa de Bakio'' are released by Somali pirates. (eiTB)
- Canada's largest transit agency the Toronto Transit Commission is shut down by a surprise transit strike. (Bloomberg News)
- 2008 Turkish incursion into northern Iraq: The Turkish Armed Forces attack Kurdistan Workers Party positions in northern Iraq. (Reuters via ABC News)
- Nauruan elections are held after the dissolution of Parliament on April 18. (Radio New Zealand)
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