Sunday, February 26, 2012
FEB 26th THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On February 26
I don't want to demonize anyone, but anyone who hurts this country in a time like this, well - let's just say you will be spotlighted.
Bill O' Reilly, 2003
Feb 26 Birthdays
William Buffalo Bill Cody
Feb 26 In History
The United States lifts a ban on travel to Libya, ending travel restrictions to the nation that had lasted for 23 years.
Tim Berners-Lee introduces the World Wide Web, via the first web browser.
A televised kidney transplant is shown
First passenger ship equipped with radar
First NYC subway line opens (pneumatic powered)
This Day in Business
Barings Bank, the United Kingdom's oldest investment bank, collapses after Nick Leeson loosing $1.4 billion.
This Day in Entertainment
Fox announces renewal of The Simpsons for 2 more years, making it longest-running TV series.
This Day in Geography
The Grand Canyon is established as a national park by Congress.
This Day in Sports
Baseball interfered with by Steve Bartman during Chicago Cubs playoff game is destroyed.
February 26th Holiday
Saviours' Day - Celebrates the birth of Nation of Islam founder, Master Wallace Fard Muhammad.
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