On This Day in History for August 26 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 109 of 109

  • 2012 A Legionella outbreak in Quebec City, Canada, kills 8 and infects 104
  • 2013 All 25,000 applicants to the University of Liberia fail their university entrance examination
  • 2014 Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry informs the WHO of an outbreak of Ebola; later confirmed as a different strain to that affecting west Africa
  • 2014 Israel and Hamas accept another ceasefire
  • 2015 WDBJ TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward are fatally shot live on TV by an ex-colleague in Moneta, Virginia
  • 2017 Hurricane Harvey downgraded to a tropical storm, National Hurricane Center warns of “multiday rainfall disaster”
  • 2017 Violent clashes after conviction of spiritual leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh kill 31 in Panchkula, 120 admitted to hospital
  • 2017 Women's Ruby World Cup: New Zealand Black Ferns defeat England 41-32 in the final in Belfast
  • 2017 Half a million people take part in a peace march in Barcelona, following terrorist attacks

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