August 26 Holidays

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<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/dylan-obrien" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/63a8270c-9c2e-419b-9323-5fbce2256300/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Dylan O'Brien" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">TV Actor</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/dylan-obrien" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Dylan O'Brien</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/chris-pine" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/589a76bb-bceb-495f-727a-f516b2889000/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Chris Pine" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Movie Actor</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/chris-pine" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Chris Pine</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/ayla-woodruff" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/59422dcb-1451-488d-9fd8-ae27b9de7000/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Ayla Woodruff" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Instagram Star</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/ayla-woodruff" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Ayla Woodruff</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/lil-tecca" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/9f7876db-0338-43d9-2805-e561f1a02200/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Lil Tecca" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Rapper</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/lil-tecca" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Lil Tecca</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/cordae" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/406088f0-e28e-4d12-a781-18754dd70300/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Cordae" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Rapper</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/cordae" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Cordae</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/john-mulaney" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/4d2792d6-9c49-4232-3535-511f7c07c000/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="John Mulaney" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Comedian</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/john-mulaney" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">John Mulaney</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/melissa-mccarthy" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/be028b66-50a5-4d55-db97-662539bde300/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Melissa McCarthy" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Movie Actress</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/melissa-mccarthy" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Melissa McCarthy</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/keke-palmer" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/7581bec4-f434-4639-b24e-a90a332b0100/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Keke Palmer" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Movie Actress</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/keke-palmer" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Keke Palmer</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1542</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Orellana's Remarkable Journey</div><div class='timeline-text'>Francisco de Orellana completes his journey across South America, becoming the first person to navigate down the Amazon River.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1768</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cook sets Sail on HMS Endeavour</div><div class='timeline-text'>Captain James Cook embarks on his first voyage of discovery aboard HMS Endeavour, representing a significant moment in global exploration.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1789</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Declaration of Human Rights</div><div class='timeline-text'>The National Constituent Assembly of France approves the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, marking a milestone in human rights history.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1791</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Birth of the Steamboat</div><div class='timeline-text'>John Fitch is granted a United States patent for his steamboat, transforming transportation methods.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1920</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Women's Suffrage Victory</div><div class='timeline-text'>The 19th amendment to the United States Constitution goes into effect, granting women the right to vote.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1972</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>The Munich Olympics Begins</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Games of the XX Olympiad open in Munich, West Germany, marking a momentous event in global sports history.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1977</div></div><div the='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>French Language Charter Adopted</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Charter of the French Language is adopted by the National Assembly of Quebec, preserving the French language and culture in the Canadian province.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1980</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Bomb Disarmed at Nevada Hotel</div><div class='timeline-text'>The FBI successfully disarms a bomb at Harvey's Resort Hotel in Nevada, averting a potential disaster.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2011</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Boeing 787 Certified</div><div class='timeline-text'>Boeing's all-new composite airliner, the 787 Dreamliner, receives certification from the EASA and the FAA, revolutionizing the aviation industry.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2015</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Journalists Remembered</div><div class='timeline-text'>A moment of silence is held in remembrance of two US journalists tragically killed the previous year while conducting a live report in Virginia.</div></div></div>

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