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  • Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Friday Jul 26, 1822

    Simón Bolívar

    Guayaquil Conference

    Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Friday Jul 26, 1822

    On 26 and 27 July 1822, Bolívar held the Guayaquil Conference with the Argentine General José de San Martín, who had received the title of "Protector of Peruvian Freedom" in August 1821 after partially liberating Peru from the Spanish.




  • Sceaux, France
    Friday Jul 26, 1895

    Marie Curie

    Marriage

    Sceaux, France
    Friday Jul 26, 1895

    On 26 July 1895 Pierre Curie married Marie in Sceaux (Seine).




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jul 26, 1911

    W. E. B. Du Bois

    First Universal Races Congress

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jul 26, 1911

    In 1911 Du Bois attended the First Universal Races Congress in London and he published his first novel, The Quest of the Silver Fleece.




  • Munich, Germany
    Tuesday Jul 26, 1921

    Adolf Hitler

    Rejoined the Party

    Munich, Germany
    Tuesday Jul 26, 1921

    Hitler announced he would rejoin on the condition that he would replace Drexler as party chairman, and that the party headquarters would remain in Munich. The committee agreed, and he rejoined the party on 26 July as member 3,680. Hitler continued to face some opposition within the NSDAP: Opponents of Hitler in the leadership had Hermann Esser expelled from the party, and they printed 3,000 copies of a pamphlet attacking Hitler as a traitor to the party.




  • Pernambuco, Brazil
    Saturday Jul 26, 1930

    Brazilian Revolution of 1930

    João Pessoa was Assassinated

    Pernambuco, Brazil
    Saturday Jul 26, 1930

    On July 26, 1930, João Pessoa was assassinated by João Dantas in Recife for political and personal reasons. This became the flashpoint for armed mobilization. João Dantas and his brother-in-law & accomplice, Moreira Caldas, were found beheaded in their cell at the House of Detention (today the House of Culture) in 1930.




  • Poland
    Wednesday Jul 26, 1944

    World War II

    Polish Committee of National Liberation

    Poland
    Wednesday Jul 26, 1944

    The Soviets formed the Polish Committee of National Liberation to control territory in Poland and combat the Polish Armia Krajowa.




  • Potsdam, Germany
    Thursday Jul 26, 1945

    Hirohito

    the Potsdam Declaration

    Potsdam, Germany
    Thursday Jul 26, 1945

    On July 26, 1945, the Allies issued the Potsdam Declaration demanding unconditional surrender. The Japanese government council, the Big Six, considered that option and recommended to the Emperor that it be accepted only if one to four conditions were agreed upon, including a guarantee of the Emperor's continued position in Japanese society. The Emperor decided not to surrender.


  • Spain
    Saturday Jul 26, 1947

    Francisco Franco

    Franco proclaimed Spain a monarchy

    Spain
    Saturday Jul 26, 1947

    On 26 July 1947 Franco proclaimed Spain a monarchy, but did not designate a monarch.


  • Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
    Sunday Jul 26, 1953

    Raúl Castro

    Attack on Moncada Barracks

    Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
    Sunday Jul 26, 1953

    In 1953, Raúl served as a member of the 26th of July Movement group that attacked the Moncada Barracks; he spent 22 months in prison as a result of this action.


  • Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
    Sunday Jul 26, 1953

    Fidel Castro

    Moncada Attack

    Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
    Sunday Jul 26, 1953

    Castro gathered 165 revolutionaries for the mission, ordering his troops not to cause bloodshed unless they met armed resistance. The attack took place on 26 July 1953, but ran into trouble; 3 of the 16 cars that had set out from Santiago failed to get there. Reaching the barracks, the alarm was raised, with most of the rebels pinned down by machine gun fire. Four were killed before Castro ordered a retreat. The rebels suffered 6 fatalities and 15 other casualties, whilst the army suffered 19 dead and 27 wounded. Meanwhile, some rebels took over a civilian hospital; subsequently stormed by government soldiers, the rebels were rounded up, tortured and 22 were executed without trial.


  • Wales, UK
    Saturday Jul 26, 1958

    Prince Charles

    The Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester

    Wales, UK
    Saturday Jul 26, 1958

    Charles was created Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester on 26 July 1958, though his investiture was not held until 1 July 1969, when he was crowned by his mother in a televised ceremony held at Caernarfon Castle.


  • Paris, France
    Saturday Jul 26, 1975

    Carlos the Jackal

    A Parisian house party

    Paris, France
    Saturday Jul 26, 1975

    On 26 June 1975, Carlos's PFLP contact, Lebanon-born Michel Moukharbal, was captured and interrogated by the French domestic intelligence agency, the DST. When two unarmed agents of the DST interrogated Carlos at a Parisian house party, Moukharbal revealed Carlos's identity. Carlos then shot and killed the two agents and Moukharbal, fled the scene, and managed to escape via Brussels to Beirut.


  • Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, Mexico
    Saturday Jul 26, 1986

    Diego Maradona

    The Dream

    Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, Mexico
    Saturday Jul 26, 1986

    Maradona captained the Argentine national team to victory in the 1986 World Cup in Mexico, winning the final in Mexico City against West Germany.


  • Fresno, California, U.S.
    Sunday Jul 26, 1998

    Dwayne Johnson

    Fully Loaded: In Your House

    Fresno, California, U.S.
    Sunday Jul 26, 1998

    The Rock resumed his feud with Triple H, as the two had a two out of three falls match at Fully Loaded: In Your House for the Intercontinental title, which The Rock retained in controversial fashion.


  • Barcelona, Spain
    Sunday Jul 26, 2009

    Zlatan Ibrahimović

    Arriving In Barcelona

    Barcelona, Spain
    Sunday Jul 26, 2009

    After Inter agreed terms with Eto'o and Barcelona with Ibrahimović, Barcelona announced Ibrahimović would arrive on 26 July 2009.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 26, 2017

    Donald Trump

    Bona Fide

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Jul 26, 2017

    On June 26, 2017, the Supreme Court ruled that the ban could be enforced on visitors who lack a "credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States".


  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 26, 2018

    Facebook, Inc.

    The First company To Lose Over $100 Billion Worth of Market Capitalization In One Day

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 26, 2018

    On July 26, Facebook became the first company to lose over $100 billion worth of market capitalization in one day, dropping from nearly $630 billion to $510 billion after disappointing sales reports.


  • Jeffersontown, Kentucky, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 26, 2018

    Papa John's Pizza

    John Schnatter Filed a Lawsuit against Papa John's Pizza

    Jeffersontown, Kentucky, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 26, 2018

    On July 26, 2018, John Schnatter filed a lawsuit against Papa John's Pizza to give him access to the company's books and records after they fired him from the company after the teleconference call scandal. He describes the company's procedures as an "unexplained and heavy-handed way" to cut ties between him and the company that he founded. In addition to preventing him from accessing information, the corporation has also implemented a poison pill strategy in order to limit Schnatter's chances of buying back a majority stake in the company.


  • Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Friday Jul 26, 2019

    September 11 (9/11) Attacks

    A Letter Presented by the Lawyers of Khaled Sheikh Mohammed

    Manhattan, New York, U.S.
    Friday Jul 26, 2019

    A letter presented by the lawyers of Khaled Sheikh Mohammed in the U.S. District Court, Manhattan on 26 July 2019 indicated that he was interested in testifying about Saudi Arabia’s role in the 9/11 attacks and helping the victims and families of the victims of 9/11 in exchange for the United States not seeking the death penalty against him. James Kreindler, one of the lawyers for the victims, raised question over the usefulness of Mohammed.


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