Historical Events on August 26th, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Tournament

15 year-old New Zealand golfer, Lydia Ko, becomes the youngest LPGA Tour event winner and the first amateur winner since 1969

Golfer Lydia Ko
Lydia Ko
  • 17 villagers in Afghanistan's Kajaki district are beheaded by an unknown organization
  • 36 people are killed in a bus crash in Yan'an, China
  • A Legionella outbreak in Quebec City, Canada, kills 8 and infects 104