What Happened on August 26, 2017

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Half a million people take part in a peace march in Barcelona, following terrorist attacks
  • Hurricane Harvey downgraded to a tropical storm, National Hurricane Center warns of “multiday rainfall disaster”
  • Violent clashes after conviction of spiritual leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh kill 31 in Panchkula, 120 admitted to hospital
  • Women's Rugby World Cup: New Zealand Black Ferns defeat England 41-32 in the final in Belfast