On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 2000

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Australia clinches first Tri Nations Rugby Series with a 19-18 win over South Africa in Durban; Wallabies centre Stirling Mortlock lands 4 penalties and a conversion

Famous Deaths

  • Akbar Adibi, Iranian scientist (b. 1939)
  • [Douglas] Allen Woody, American bassist (Allman Brothers, Gov't Mule), dies at 44