On This Day

What Happened on February 26, 2021

Historical Events

  • Amnesty International Report says that Eritrean troops might have committed crimes against humanity, killing hundreds of civilians, in attack on Ethiopian city of Aksum 28-29 November [1]
  • Toymaker Hasbro announces that the Mr Potato Head brand name will be changed to be gender-neutral

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksandr Klepikov, Russian rower (Olympic gold Soviet Union coxed four 1976), dies at 70
  • Hannu Mikkola, Finnish rally driver (World Rally champion 1983), dies from cancer at 78
  • John Mallard, English medical physicist (developed MRI and PET scans), dies at 94
2021 Highlights

About February 26, 2021

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces