What Happened on February 26, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Last US marines in multinational peacekeeping force in Lebanon left Beirut
  • Rev Jesse Jackson acknowledges that he called NYC "Hymietown"
  • Robert Penn Warren, Pulitzer Prize winner, named 1st US poet laureate

Famous Birthdays

  • Emmanuel Adebayor, Togolese footballer
  • Natalia Lafourcade, Mexican singer

Famous Weddings

  • Pak Awang (84) marries 80th spouse