Friday 26 February 2016US date format: 2/26/2016, UK date format: 26/2/2016
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 26, 2016). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat).
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Love Yourself by Justin Bieber.
Accidentally Engaged, directed by Letia Clouston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016
while The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Born This Way.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Hulk: Deathwing or Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
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- Officials of FIFA meet in Zürich for the 2016 FIFA Extraordinary Congress to select a new President of FIFA to replace Sepp Blatter. Gianni Infantino is elected with a majority of votes in the second round of voting. (BBC) (Los Angeles Times)
- The United States Air Force unveils the Northrop Grumman B-21 long-range strategic bomber at the Air Force Association’s annual Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Florida. The B-21 is designed to replace the aging fleet of B-1 Lancer and B-52 bombers. (The Washington Post)
- Hashim Thaçi is elected the President of Kosovo by the Parliament amid violent protests. (BBC)
- Voters in Ireland go to the polls for a general election. Exit polls indicate that the ruling coalition of Fine Gael party led by Enda Kenny and the Labour Party will fall short of re-election with 34% of the vote between them. (BBC), (AAP via News Limited)
- Irish general election, 2016: Voters in Ireland go to the polls for a general election. Exit polls indicate that the ruling coalition of Fine Gael party led by Enda Kenny and the Labour Party will fall short of re-election with 34% of the vote between them. (BBC), (AAP via News Limited)
- Voters in Iran go to the polls for a Islamic Consultative Assembly and Assembly of Experts elections. (New York Times)
- Iranian elections, 2016: Voters in Iran go to the polls for a Islamic Consultative Assembly and Assembly of Experts elections. (New York Times)
- The University of California, Berkeley alerts 80,000 people of a cyber-attack on a system that stores Social Security and bank account numbers. There is no evidence the hacker(s) took any personal information. (Reuters)
- A gunman from a rural area near Belfair, Washington (U.S.), kills four members of his family, including two children, and, after a multi-hour standoff with police, also kills himself. A 12-year old girl, who was not shot, is alive. (The Seattle Times)
- Following yesterday's Constitutional Court of Turkey ruling that their rights had been violated, two Turkish journalists, jailed on terrorism charges, are released after 92 days in prison. (AFP via GlobalPost) (Journal of Turkish Weekly)
- Eleven prison inmates are killed in Papua New Guinea while trying to break out of Buimo jail in Lae as part of a 90 person jail break. (BBC)
- United Nations special envoy Staffan de Mistura says, assuming the ceasefire holds, he will reconvene formal peace talks in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, March 7. (The Daily Telegraph)
- The United Nations Security Council, via resolution 2268, endorses the truce which has been agreed to by nearly 100 rebel factions. The ceasefire does not apply to military actions against terrorist organizations, such as ISIL and Jabhat al-Nusra (al-Qaeda in Syria). (RT) (text via U.S. State Dept.)
- The Syrian cessation of hostilities truce is in effect, as of midnight, Saturday, local Syrian time (10:00 p.m. UTC Friday/5:00 p.m. EST Friday). (Reuters)
- Because of the risk of Zika virus infection, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends pregnant women consider not traveling to Brazil for the 2016 Summer Olympics in August, and/or for the 2016 Summer Paralympics the following month. (Reuters) (CDC)
- Air Kasthamandap Flight 9N-AJB, from Nepalgunj headed to the Jumla District, crashes in a field in the Kalikot District mountains in northern Nepal, killing the two pilots and injuring all nine passengers, one seriously. (CNN) (The Kathmandu Post)
- A federal appeals court rules in favor of Samsung on several issues arising out of that company's long-running patent dispute with Apple, overturning a $120 million jury verdict in Apple's favor in 2014. (Reuters)
- Dow Chemical agrees to pay $835 million to settle a decade-long, price-fixing, class-action dispute. Dow states that the uncertainty about the U.S. Supreme Court makeup following Justice Antonin Scalia's death means there is an "increased likelihood for unfavorable outcomes for business involved in class action suits." The urethane chemicals case, from 2005, was against a number of companies; Dow had been the only defendant not to settle. (Reuters) (Reuters via Winnipeg Sun)
- Seven Libyan National Army soldiers are killed fighting ISIL militants in Benghazi. (Reuters)
- Libyan Civil War (2014–present): Seven Libyan National Army soldiers are killed fighting ISIL militants in Benghazi. (Reuters)
Sport Games on 26 February 2016
Jupiler LeagueFootball (Belgium)
- Gent - Lokeren : 3 - 1
Bundesliga 1Football (Germany)
- FC Koln - Hertha : 0 - 1
Bundesliga 2Football (Germany)
- Nurnberg - Greuther Furth : 2 - 1
- Paderborn - RB Leipzig : 0 - 1
- Union Berlin - Karlsruhe : 2 - 1
La Liga Primera DivisionFootball (Spain)
- Eibar - Las Palmas : 0 - 1
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- Ginza - J Balvin
- Solo Con Verte - Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga
- Hasta El Amanecer - Nicky Jam
- El Perdon - Nicky Jam & Enrique Iglesias
- Encantadora - Yandel
- Borro Cassette - Maluma
- Por Que Terminamos? - Gerardo Ortiz
- Culpa Al Corazon - Prince Royce
- Ya Te Perdi La Fe - La Arrolladora Banda el Limon de Rene Camacho
- Despues de Ti Quien - La Adictiva Banda San Jose de Mesillas
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- Gilead Sciences GILD: opens at $90.61
- Union Pacific UNP: opens at $80.09
- United Technologies UTX: opens at $100.21
- HP Inc. HPQ: opens at $10.44
- 1 CNY = 1.3069 SEK
- 1 CHF = 8.5978 SEK
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