What Happened on September 26, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Swiss pilot and inventor Yves Rossy becomes first person to fly a jet engine-powered wing across the English Channel.

Famous Deaths

  • Marc Moulin, Belgian musician and journalist (b. 1942)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Paul Newman, American actor (Hud, Hombre, Hustler), racing car driver and popcorn mogul (Newman's Own), dies of lung cancer at 83

Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor & Entrepreneur
Paul Newman