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  • Vienna, Austria
    Monday Mar 26, 1827

    Beethoven

    Death

    Vienna, Austria
    Monday Mar 26, 1827

    Beethoven was bedridden for most of his remaining months, and many friends came to visit. He died on 26 March 1827 at the age of 56 during a thunderstorm. His friend Anselm Hüttenbrenner, who was present at the time, said that there was a peal of thunder at the moment of death. An autopsy revealed significant liver damage, which may have been due to heavy alcohol consumption. It also revealed considerable dilation of the auditory and other related nerves.




  • Turkey (then Ottoman Empire)
    Wednesday Mar 26, 1919

    Armenian Genocide

    Morphine overdose

    Turkey (then Ottoman Empire)
    Wednesday Mar 26, 1919

    Morphine overdose: During the Trabzon trial series of the Martial court, from the sittings between 26 March and 17 May 1919, the Trabzons Health Services Inspector Dr. Ziya Fuad wrote in a report that Dr. Saib caused the death of children with the injection of morphine. The information was allegedly provided by two physicians (Drs. Ragib and Vehib), both Dr. Saib's colleagues at Trabzons Red Crescent hospital, where those atrocities were said to have been committed.




  • U.S.
    Saturday Mar 26, 1927

    Anna May Wong

    Mr. Wu

    U.S.
    Saturday Mar 26, 1927

    In Mr. Wu (1927) Wong played a supporting role as increasing censorship against mixed-race onscreen couples cost her the lead. In The Crimson City, released the following year, this happened again.




  • Spain
    Sunday Mar 26, 1939

    Spanish Civil War

    Nationalists started a general offensive

    Spain
    Sunday Mar 26, 1939

    On 26 March, the Nationalists started a general offensive.




  • Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 26, 1940

    Nancy Pelosi

    Birth

    Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 26, 1940

    Pelosi was born in Baltimore to an Italian-American family. She was the only girl and the youngest of seven children of Annunciata M. "Nancy" D'Alesandro (née Lombardi) and Thomas D'Alesandro Jr., who both had Italian roots.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Mar 26, 1964

    Malcolm X

    Met Martin Luther King Jr.

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Thursday Mar 26, 1964

    On March 26, 1964, he met Martin Luther King Jr. for the first and only time‍—‌and only long enough for photographs to be taken‍—‌in Washington, D.C., as both men attended the Senate's debate on the Civil Rights bill.




  • Sijekovac, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Mar 26, 1992

    Bosnian War

    The Sijekovac killings

    Sijekovac, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Mar 26, 1992

    The Sijekovac killings of Serbs took place on 26 March.


  • Germany
    Tuesday Mar 26, 1996

    Michael Ballack

    The Germany National Under-21 Team

    Germany
    Tuesday Mar 26, 1996

    On 26 March 1996, Ballack debuted for the Germany national under-21 team against Denmark, shortly after signing for Chemnitzer FC. In all, he played 19 matches for this side, scoring four goals.


  • Moscow, Russia
    Wednesday Mar 26, 1997

    Vladimir Putin

    Presidential Staff

    Moscow, Russia
    Wednesday Mar 26, 1997

    On 26 March 1997, President Boris Yeltsin appointed Putin deputy chief of Presidential Staff, which he remained until May 1998, and chief of the Main Control Directorate of the Presidential Property Management Department (until June 1998).


  • Bangladesh
    Wednesday Mar 26, 1997

    Muhammad Yunus

    The inaugural ceremony of Grameenphone

    Bangladesh
    Wednesday Mar 26, 1997

    The inaugural ceremony of Grameenphone, the largest telephone service in Bangladesh, took place at Hasina's office on 26 March 1997.


  • Europe
    Wednesday Mar 26, 2008

    Visa Inc.

    Honor All Cards

    Europe
    Wednesday Mar 26, 2008

    On March 26, 2008, the European Commission opened an investigation into Visa's multilateral interchange fees for cross-border transactions within the EEA as well as into the "Honor All Cards" rule (under which merchants are required to accept all valid Visa-branded cards).


  • Barcelona, Spain
    Friday Mar 26, 2010

    Johan Cruyff

    Honorary president of Barcelona

    Barcelona, Spain
    Friday Mar 26, 2010

    On 26 March 2010, Cruyff was named honorary president of Barcelona in recognition of his contributions to the club as both a player and manager.


  • Germany
    Wednesday Mar 26, 2014

    Angela Merkel

    The longest-serving incumbent head of government in the European Union.

    Germany
    Wednesday Mar 26, 2014

    On 26 March 2014, Merkel became the longest-serving incumbent head of government in the European Union.


  • Brazil
    Monday Mar 26, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    The Case ended

    Brazil
    Monday Mar 26, 2018

    On 26 March 2018 the Supreme Federal Tribunal of Brazil upheld the sentence of the Appeal Court, thus ending the case.


  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Monday Mar 26, 2018

    Facebook, Inc.

    The Federal Trade Commission Opened an Investigation Into The Matter

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Monday Mar 26, 2018

    On March 26, the Federal Trade Commission opened an investigation into the matter. The controversy led Facebook to end its partnerships with data brokers who aid advertisers in targeting users.


  • France
    Thursday Mar 26, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    French numbers

    France
    Thursday Mar 26, 2020

    As of 26 March 2020, there have been 29,155 confirmed cases, 1,696 deaths and at least 3,900 recoveries in France.


  • Italy
    Thursday Mar 26, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Italy reach 10,000+ recovery

    Italy
    Thursday Mar 26, 2020

    As of 26 March 2020, there were 80,589 confirmed cases, 8,215 deaths and 10,361 recoveries in Italy, with the majority of those cases occurring in the Lombardy region.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Mar 26, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    U.S. numbers

    U.S.
    Thursday Mar 26, 2020

    As of 26 March 2020, the epidemic was present in all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia. The number of confirmed cases in the US rose to 85,377 with 1,295 deaths.


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