Historical Events on March 26 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 220 of 220

  • 2005 The Taiwanese government calls on 1 million Taiwanese to demonstrate in Taipei, in opposition to the Anti-Secession Law of the People's Republic of China. Around 200,000 to 300,000 attend the walk.
  • 2005 "Doctor Who" returns to BBC TV after 16 years with the debut of Christopher Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor and Billie Piper as Rose
  • 2006 In Scotland the prohibition of smoking in all substantially enclosed public places comes into force
  • 2006 Burma's military junta officially names Naypyidaw, a new city in Mandalay Division, the new capital (Yangon previous capital)
  • 2006 18th Commonwealth Games close in Melbourne, Australia
  • 2012 Macky Sall elected as President of Senegal

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2012 Canadian filmmaker James Cameron becomes the first person to visit Challenger Deep, the deepest point on Earth in over 50 years

Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron

Music releaseMusic Single

2013 Ariana Grande's first single, "The Way", is released

  • 2014 Taavi Rõivas becomes Prime Minister of Estonia
  • 2015 Richard III of England (1452-1485) is reburied at Leicester Cathedral in England, after being discovered under a carpark in Leicester in 2012

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2016 US primary elections: Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders wins Washington, Hawaii and Alaska

US Senator Bernie Sanders
US Senator
Bernie Sanders

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017 Anti-corruption protests in Russia result in hundreds arrested including opposition leader Alexei Navalny

Political Activist Alexei Navalny
Political Activist
Alexei Navalny
  • 2017 Mass protests in Chile over country's privatised pension system
  • 2017 Carrie Lam is first woman elected to lead Hong Kong by Beijing-influenced electorial commission
  • 2018 US, European Union and Ukraine expel more than 100 Russian diplomats in response to Russian use of nerve gas in UK

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 E-commence group Alibaba Group and US car maker Ford unveil a car vending machine without sales people 5 stories high in Guangzhou, China

Alibaba Entrepreneur Jack Ma
Alibaba Entrepreneur
Jack Ma

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 Porn star Stormy Daniels claims she had an affair with Donald Trump in an interview with CBS's 60 Minutes and was later threatened to keep quiet

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2018 US Federal Trade Commission confirms it will investigate Facebook over privacy concerns
  • 2018 "The Black Panther" becomes the highest grossing superhero film in America earning $630.9m
  • 2018 US soldier receives world's first penis and scrotum transplant at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland