On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 2001

Historical Events

  • The Taliban destroy two giant Buddha statues in Bamyan, Afghanistan.

Famous Deaths

  • Arturo Uslar Pietri, Venezuelan writer (b. 1906)
2001 Highlights

About February 26, 2001

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces