This day in history - September 26

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This day in history - September 26.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, September 26, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on September 26 revolved around events relating to the Coronation of King William II, Completed Circumnavigation of the Earth by Sir Francis Drake, Damage to The Parthenon in Athens, First Acting Secretary of State of the United States, Arrest of Machine Gun Kelly, Launch of RMS Queen Mary, Ending of Sugar Rationing, First Televised Presidential Debate, Release of the Beatles Album Abbey Road and 1973 Record Breaking Concorde Flight. Many famous people were associated with these critical events including King William II, Sir Francis Drake, Unfortunately not recorded, John Jay and Thomas Jefferson, George and Kathryn Kelly, Percy Bates, Winston Churchill, John.F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr and Jean Franchi and Gilbert Defer.

Coronation of King William II - September 26, 1087: On this day in history, September 26, 1087, significant events took place today in England, respecting the Coronation of King William II. King William II of England began his reign on September 9, 1087 after the death of his father William the Conqueror. He was crowned on September 26 and reigned until his death on August 2, 1100. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 26, 1087 were King William II. Facts on this day in History September 26: Events on this day in history: Coronation of King William II *** Date: September 26, 1087 *** Place: England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 11th Century *** This day in history ***

Completed Circumnavigation of the Earth by Sir Francis Drake - September 26, 1580: On this day in history, September 26, 1580, momentous events took place today in Plymouth, England, with regard to the Completed Circumnavigation of the Earth by Sir Francis Drake. Sir Francis Drake arrived in Plymouth, England on September 26 having circumnavigated the Earth. He accomplished this feat aboard his ship 'Golden Hind', which had been called the Pelican until he renamed it during the voyage. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 26, 1580 were Sir Francis Drake. Facts on this day in History September 26: Events on this day in history: Completed Circumnavigation of the Earth by Sir Francis Drake *** Date: September 26, 1580 *** Place: Plymouth, England *** Category: Exploration *** Historical Period: 16th Century *** This day in history ***

Damage to The Parthenon in Athens - September 26, 1687: On this day in history, September 26, 1687, important events took place today in Athens, Greece, surrounding the Damage to The Parthenon in Athens. During a bombardment by venetians on September 26, 1687, an ammunition dump inside the Parthenon was ignited. The ammunition, which was being stored by the Ottomans, exploded causing severe damage to the Parthenon. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 26, 1687 were Unfortunately not recorded. Facts on this day in History September 26: Events on this day in history: Damage to The Parthenon in Athens *** Date: September 26, 1687 *** Place: Athens, Greece *** Category: War *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

First Acting Secretary of State of the United States - September 26, 1789: On this day in history, September 26, 1789, crucial events took place today in United States of America, relating to the First Acting Secretary of State of the United States. On September 26, 1789, John Jay was appointed Acting United States Secretary of State. He was succeeded by Thomas Jefferson on March 22, 1790. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 26, 1789 were John Jay and Thomas Jefferson. Facts on this day in History September 26: Events on this day in history: First Acting Secretary of State of the United States *** Date: September 26, 1789 *** Place: United States of America *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Arrest of Machine Gun Kelly - September 26, 1933: On this day in history, September 26, 1933, momentous events took place today in Memphis, Tennessee, USA, with regard to the Arrest of Machine Gun Kelly. Special Agents of the FBI carried out a raid on premises in Memphis Tennessee on the Morning of September 26, 1933. During the raid, the gangster George 'Machine Gun' Kelly and his wife Kathryn were arrested for the kidnap of Charles F. Urschel. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 26, 1933 were George and Kathryn Kelly. Facts on this day in History September 26: Events on this day in history: Arrest of Machine Gun Kelly *** Date: September 26, 1933 *** Place: Memphis, Tennessee, USA *** Category: Crime *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Launch of RMS Queen Mary - September 26, 1934: On this day in history, September 26, 1934, important events took place today in Clydebank, Scotland, surrounding the Launch of RMS Queen Mary. The ocean liner RMS Queen Mary was built in Clydebank for the Cunard-White Star Line, whose Chairman was Sir Percy Bates. She was launched on September 26, 1934 and remained in service until December 9, 1967. RMS Queen Mary now serves as a museum ship in Long Beach, California, USA. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 26, 1934 were Percy Bates. Facts on this day in History September 26: Events on this day in history: Launch of RMS Queen Mary *** Date: September 26, 1934 *** Place: Clydebank, Scotland *** Category: Transport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Ending of Sugar Rationing - September 26, 1953: On this day in history, September 26, 1953, important events took place today in United Kingdom, in respect of the Ending of Sugar Rationing. The rationing of sugar, which had been in place since World War II, ended On September 26, 1953, while Winston Churchill was Prime Minister. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 26, 1953 were Winston Churchill. Facts on this day in History September 26: Events on this day in history: Ending of Sugar Rationing *** Date: September 26, 1953 *** Place: United Kingdom *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Televised Presidential Debate - September 26, 1960: On this day in history, September 26, 1960, critical events took place today in Chicago, USA, regarding the First Televised Presidential Debate. The first televised debate took place in Chicago, USA and featured John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. This presidential debate was held on September 26, 1960. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 26, 1960 were John.F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon. Facts on this day in History September 26: Events on this day in history: First Televised Presidential Debate *** Date: September 26, 1960 *** Place: Chicago, USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Release of the Beatles Album Abbey Road - September 26, 1969: On this day in history, September 26, 1969, important events took place today in London, England, in respect of the Release of the Beatles Album Abbey Road. Apple Records released the Beatles' studio album Abbey Road on September 26, 1969. The Beatles, consisting of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, appeared on the sleeve. The iconic photograph showed the four walking across Abbey Road, in London, on a zebra crossing. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 26, 1969 were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. Facts on this day in History September 26: Events on this day in history: Release of the Beatles Album Abbey Road *** Date: September 26, 1969 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Music *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

1973 Record Breaking Concorde Flight - September 26, 1973: On this day in history, September 26, 1973, important events took place today in Atlantic Ocean, surrounding the 1973 Record Breaking Concorde Flight. On September 26, 1973, Concorde left Washington, USA and headed for Paris, France. The transatlantic flight, undertaken by pilots Gilbert Defer and Jean Franchi, was achieved in a record breaking time of 3 hours 32 minutes with an average speed of 954 miles per hour. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: September 26, 1973 were Jean Franchi and Gilbert Defer. Facts on this day in History September 26: Events on this day in history: 1973 Record Breaking Concorde Flight *** Date: September 26, 1973 *** Place: Atlantic Ocean *** Category: Transport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

This day in history - September 26

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