February 26 Holidays

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Famous Birthdays Today

<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/duke-dennis" 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/64f95d07-58d5-482d-138e-f5541a492000/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Duke Dennis" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">YouTube Star</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/duke-dennis" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Duke Dennis</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>747 BC</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Establishment of Nabonassar Era</div><div class='timeline-text'>According to Ptolemy, the epoch of the Nabonassar Era, which is used for dating historic events, began at noon on this date.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>364 AD</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Valentinian I Becomes Emperor</div><div class='timeline-text'>Valentinian I is proclaimed Roman emperor.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1815</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Napoleon Escapes from Exile</div><div class='timeline-text'>Napoleon Bonaparte escapes from his exile on the island of Elba.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1909</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Kinemacolor Public Debut</div><div class='timeline-text'>Kinemacolor, the first successful color motion picture process, is demonstrated to the public at the Palace Theatre in London.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1919</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Establishment of Grand Canyon National Park</div><div class='timeline-text'>President Woodrow Wilson signs an act of Congress establishing the Grand Canyon National Park.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1960</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Airline Crash in Ireland</div><div class='timeline-text'>A New York-bound Alitalia airliner crashes into a cemetery in Shannon, Ireland, shortly after takeoff, leading to 34 fatalities.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1987</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Iran–Contra Affair Rebuke</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Tower Commission rebukes President Ronald Reagan for not controlling his national security staff during the Iran–Contra affair.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2008</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>New York Philharmonic in Pyongyang</div><div class='timeline-text'>The New York Philharmonic performs in Pyongyang, North Korea; this is the first event of its kind to take place in North Korea.</div></div></div>

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