What Happened on February 26, 2016

Historical Events

  • Iranian elections: reformers and moderates win control of parliament

Famous Deaths

  • Andy Bathgate, professional ice hockey player (New York Rangers, 1958 NHL MVP), dies at 83
  • Eri Klas, Estonian conductor (Netherlands Radio Symphony; Aarhus Symphony; Estonian National Opera, 1975-95), and educator, dies at 76
  • Howard Quilling, American classical composer (From Quiet Beginnings), and educator, dies at 80
2016 Highlights

About February 26, 2016

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Yourself - Justin Bieber
  • UK #1 Song: 7 Years - Lukas Graham