On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Minister of Home Affairs Robert Porter resigns from the Stormont government (North Ireland parliament)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Schultz, cricket pace bowler (South African Test)
  • Melissa McCarthy, comedian and actress (Mike and Molly, Spy), born in Plainfield, Illinois
  • Olimpiada Ivanova, Russian athlete