Es passierte an einem 26 February

1952 : Atomic bomb

On 26 February 1952, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill announced that the UK had developed its own atomic bomb.

1990 : Free elections in Nicaragua

On February 26, 1990, in Nicaragua, the Sandinistas lost the elections in favor of the National Opposition Union (Unión Nacional Oppositora, UNO) led by Violeta Barrios de Chamorro.

1991 : Kuwait City freed

On 26 February 1991, the city of Kuwait City was liberated and the Iraqi President Saddam Hussein announced the withdrawal of his troops from Kuwait.

1993 : Car Bomb World Trade Center

On February 26, 1993, a car bomb exploded in the basement of the north tower of the World Trade Center. 6 people were killed and 100 others were injured.

2009 : withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq

On February 26, 2009, Obama announced to Congress the full withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq by August 2010.

Zitat des Tages : 26 February

Winston Churchill
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.

Geburtstage : 26 February

François Arago, French mathematician (1786)
Victor Hugo, French writer (1802)
Honoré Daumier, French painter and sculptor (1808)
Levi Strauss, German-born clothing designer (1829)
William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill), American soldier and bison hunter (1846)
John Harvey Kellogg, American doctor, inventor of corn flakes (1852)
Emile Coué, French psychologist (Coué method) (1857)
Aleksandras Stulginskis, President of Lithuania (1885)
Jean Bruller, French writer (Vercors) (1902)
Giulio Natta, Italian chemist, Nobel laureate (1903)
Madeleine Carroll, English actress (1906)
Tex Avery, American cartoonist (1908)
Jackie Gleason, American actor and writer (1916)
Theodore Sturgeon, American science fiction author (1918)
Betty Hutton, American actress (1921)
Margaret Leighton, English actress (1922)
Noboru Takeshita, Prime Minister of Japan (1924)
Ariel Sharon, Prime Minister of Israel (1928)
Fats Domino, American musician (1928)
Johnny Cash, American singer (1932)
Ahmed H. Zewail, Egyptian chemist, Nobel laureate (1946)
Elizabeth George, American novelist (1949)
Helen Clark, Prime Minister of New Zealand (1950)
Michael Bolton, American singer (1953)
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of Turkey (1954)
Michel Houellebecq, French novelist (1958)
Virginie Lemoine, French comedian (1961)
Mark Dacascos, American actor and martial artist (1964)
Ed Quinn, American actor (1968)
Hélène Ségara, French singer (1971)
Sébastien Loeb, French rally driver (1974)
Abdoulaye Diagne-Faye, Senegalese footballer (1978)
Pedro Mendes, Portuguese footballer (1979)
Teresa Palmer, Australian model and actress (1986)

Sie haben uns verlassen 26 February

Giuseppe Tartini, Italian composer (1770)
Otto Wallach, German chemist, Nobel laureate (1931)
Levi Eshkol, Prime Minister of Israel (1969)
Fernandel, French actor (1971)
James Algar, American director (1998)
Jef Raskin, American computer scientist (2005)

Tipp des Tages : 26 February

Bad smell of drains

To prevent odors from drains, put cooking oil in them. Oil will remain on the surface and limit the return of unpleasant odors.

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