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  1. On August 26, 1990, Stevie Ray Vaughn described a disturbing dream to his band mates in which he witnessed his own funeral. The next day, he tragically died in a helicopter crash.

  2. On 18 August 1913, in Monte Carlo Casino, 26 roulette spins in a row landed on black. The odds of such an occurrence are 1 in 66.6 million. Many gamblers lost millions of francs as they continually (and incorrectly) reasoned that red was due to come up next.

  3. On 26 August 2016 in Hardangervidda, Kingdom of Norway, a "herd of wild reindeer was struck by lightning." More than 300 (three hundred) reindeer died "in what wildlife officials say was a highly unusual massacre by nature."

  4. About a man who who lived in the departure lounge of Terminal One in Charles de Gaulle Airport from 26 August 1988 until July 2006

  5. The world record for teddy bear skydiving was set on August 26, 2013 when a bear named Babbage was released from a weather balloon at 127,953 feet

  6. The British attacked the American defensive positions at around 11 pm on August 26, which caught the Americans off guard.

  7. Earliest notable rock-and-roll performance at Red Rocks Amphitheater outside Denver, CO was by The Beatles on August 26, 1964, it was the only concert not sold out during their US tour.

  8. She helped organize the Women's Strike for Equality on August 26, 1970, which happened to be the fiftieth anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth. Amendment (Women's Suffrage/right to vote) to the United States Constitution.

  9. On August 25, 1922, the highest-scoring game in major-league history took place: the Chicago Cubs defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 26–23, a total of 49 runs.

  10. Armenian-American gymnast Houry Gebeshian, 26, will be the first female gymnast to represent the Republic of Armenia at the Summer Olympics in Brazil in August .

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The papacy of Pope John Paul I lasted one month, from August 26, 1978, to September 28, 1978

Popular Design News of the Week: August 20, 2018 – August 26, 2018

Mehran Karimi Nasseri is an Iranian refugee who lived in the departure lounge of Terminal One in Charles de Gaulle Airport from 26 August 1988 until July 2006. His story was the inspiration for the 2004 Steven Spielberg film The Terminal.

August 1 is #WorldWideWebDay which celebrates the birth of the web in 1991. 26 years later, this is what happens on the web in a day

The first MLB baseball game shown on TV was on August 26, 1939 - Dodgers vs. Reds, they split a double-header.

Donald Trump, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton are all 72 this year. Trump: June 14, 1946; George W. July 6; Clinton August 19; Hillary will be 71 on October 26.

A man lived in the departure lounge of Terminal One in Charles de Gaulle Airport from 26 August 1988 until July 2006, the man was an Iranian refugee and there has been a book and a movie about this incident!

Coke was the first soft drink to be consumed in space on July 12, 1985, astronauts tested the “Coca-Cola Space Can” aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger. Six years later, on August 26, 1991, the Company and Soviet space agency NPO Energia successfully tested the Coca-Cola Space Can on board.

The last battle of WWII ended at the Hutou Fortress in northern China on August 26, 1945, 11 days after Japan surrendered to the Allies. The USSR and Japan fought over the fortress for 17 days.

About the The U.S. 1970 Women's Strike that advocated for political rights and social equality. It took place on August 26, 1970 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment. The 100th anniversary will be this coming August 28th.

About Mehran Karimi Nasseri, an Iranian refugee, who lived in the departure lounge of Terminal One in France's Charles de Gaulle Airport from August 26, 1988 until July, 2006. His story was made into the film "The Terminal" starring Tom Hanks and directed by Steven Speilberg.

About Mehran Karimi Nasseri, an Iranian refugee who lived in the departure lounge of Terminal One in Charles de Gaulle airport from 26 August 1988 until July 2006.

Numbers retired for any reason the organization wants, such as the Angel’s 26 for Gene Autry being the 26th man, the Cardinals 85 for owner August Bush (it was his age at the time) and the Indians 455 for the most number of consecutive sell outs.