On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 2000

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Anti-globalization protests in Prague (some 20,000 protesters) turned violent during the IMF and World Bank summits.
  • M/S Express Samina sinks off Paros in the Agean sea killing 80 passengers.

Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Salma bint Al Abdullah II of Jordan, born in Amman, Jordan

Famous Deaths

  • Baden Powell, Brazilian guitarist (b. 1937)
  • Richard Mulligan, American actor (Soap, Empty's Nest, Big Bus), dies at 67