Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on August 26. From 1900 until now.
August 26 is under the sign of Virgo.
Famous birthdays on this day include Mère Teresa (1910), Chris Pine (1980) and Dylan O'Brien (1991).
Several movies were released around August 26 over the years, such as My Man Godfrey in 1936 directed by Gregory La Cava and Sling Blade in 1996 directed by Billy Bob Thornton.
But much more happened on August 26 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around August 26 over the years?
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Which were the important events of August 26?
- 2018 War in Afghanistan: Afghan authorities say that, in a joint ground and air operation on Saturday night, Afghan and foreign forces killed the head of ISIL/K, along with ten other members of the militant group. (Reuters) (CNN)
- 2017 2017 M1 motorway crash: Several people are dead after two trucks collide with a minibus on the M1 motorway near the town of Newport Pagnell in the English county of Buckinghamshire. (Irish Independent)
- 2016 Kurdish–Turkish conflict (1978–present): Eight Turkish police officers are killed and 40 are injured in a bombing at a police checkpoint in the town of Cizre, with the PKK believed to be responsible. (CNN)
- 2015 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): Two NATO soldiers are shot dead by two men in Afghan military uniforms. (AFP via France24)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 26 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber - Despacito
- 2016 Sia Featuring Sean Paul - Cheap Thrills
- 2015 The Weeknd - Can't Feel My Face
- 2014 MAGIC! - Rude
- 2013 Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines
- 2012 Flo Rida - Whistle
- 2011 Katy Perry - Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)
- 2010 Eminem - Love The Way You Lie
- 2009 The Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling
- 2008 Rihanna - Disturbia
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Top #1 Rock songs
- 2017 Imagine Dragons - Believer
- 2016 twenty one pilots - Heathens
- 2015 WALK THE MOON - Shut Up And Dance
- 2014 Coldplay - A Sky Full Of Stars
- 2013 Imagine Dragons - Radioactive
- 2012 Green Day - Oh Love
- 2011 Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Adventures Of Rain Dance Maggie
- 2010 Linkin Park - The Catalyst
- 2009 Linkin Park - New Divide
Which were the most popular books released around August 26 over the years?
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