Today in History – 26 September

Today in History - 26 September


The British army launches a major offensive, capturing Philadelphia.


France and Britain sign a trade agreement in London.


Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (Banerji), great Indian educationist, social reformer, litterateur, father of Bengali prose and who gave the Bengalees their first Primer in 1855, was born in the village of Birsingha in Midnapore district of Bengal.


Scotland Yard, the official British criminal investigation organization, was formed.


The first boat is raised in the locks of the Panama Canal.


Rotary Club’s first Indian meeting was held.


Dev Anand, film producer, director and actor, was born.


At Lancashire, Gandhi sees textile workers hurt by Indian boycott but says home spinning must go on.


Gandhiji breaks fast on Indian government’s acceptance of his demand regarding Harijans.


The U.S. Army establishes the Military Police Corps.


Gandhiji was interviewed with Wavell.


Notification to pay equal payment to both men and women workers was promulgated.


Constitution (39th Amendment) Bill 1975, placing election of the President, Vice President, Prime Minister and Speaker of the Lok Sabha beyond the scrutiny of the judiciary, approved by Parliament.


Charan Singh launches a new party called the Lok Dal.


P.T. Usha sets record for 100m (Women) in 11.39 seconds at Jakarta.


Indian Airlines hike fare by 9 percent.


CBI chargesheeted Rao in St. Kitts case.


Atal Behari Vajpayee, Prime Minister, dispatched a team of experts to Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to assess the water storage position.

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