Historical Events on March 26 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 209 of 209

  • 2006 In Scotland the prohibition of smoking in all substantially enclosed public places comes into force.
  • 2006 The military junta ruling Burma officially named Naypyidaw, a new city in Mandalay Division, as the new capital. Yangon had formerly been the nation's capital.
  • 2006 18th Commonwealth Games close in Melbourne, Australia
  • 2012 Macky Sall elected as President of Senegal

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2012 Canadian filmmaker James Cameron becomes the first person to visit Challenger Deep, the deepest point on Earth in over 50 years

Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron

Music releaseMusic Single

2013 Ariana Grande's first single, "The Way", is released

  • 2014 Taavi Rõivas becomes Prime Minister of Estonia
  • 2015 Richard III of England (1452-1485) is reburied at Leicester Cathedral in England, after being discovered under a carpark in Leicester in 2012

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2016 US primary elections: Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders wins Washington, Hawaii and Alaska

US Senator Bernie Sanders
US Senator
Bernie Sanders