Sunday 26 August 2007
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston.
In UK The Way I Are by Timbaland featuring Doe & Keri Hilson was in the top 5 hits.
Juno, directed by Jason Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007
while Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer 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 August 2007 ?
- RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
- Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
- Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
Famous Birthdays:See famous people born on 26 August
- Ramon Zamora: Filipino martial arts actor (Born 1935).
- Gunmen raid a farm in Putumayo in Colombia killing 9 people with authorities blaming FARC. (Associated Press in International Herald Tribune)
- 2007 Midwest flooding: Tornadoes hit parts of central and southeast Ohio as hundreds of thousands of people in the Midwest are without power. (AP via Fox News)
- A series of explosions in Mogadishu, Somalia kills three people. (AFP via ABC News Australia)
- The Islamist militant group Fatah al-Islam seeks to extract its wounded from the Nahr al-Bared Palestinian refugee camp. (Reuters Alertnet)
- An Antonov plane carrying tin ore crashes in Kongolo, Tanganyika District of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (Wikinews)
- Five Iraqi Shia, Sunni and Kurdish political parties sign a deal forming a new ampquotModerates Frontampquot supporting Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki (BBC)
- The equine influenza outbreak spreads in Australia threatening the Spring Carnival including the Melbourne Cup. (Reuters via the Washington Post)
- Bird flu breaks out at a German farm. (Washington Post)
- 25 August 2007 Hyderabad bombings
- Seven more unexploded bombs are found in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India a day after the bombings. (Reuters via News Limited)
- The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy blames Pakistani and Bangladeshi terrorists for the bombings. (Bloomberg)
- 2007 Greek fires:
- The fires threaten Olympia, the site of the Ancient Olympic Games. (Financial Times via MSNBC)
- Greek authorities arrest and charge two people in connection with the fires. (CNN)
- The Greek Government offers a reward of €1,000,000 to help catch arsonists. (BBC)
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