October 26 Holidays

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Monthly Holidays that include October 26

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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/keith-urban" 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/00940859-7006-475c-6413-5da2c9c86a00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Keith Urban" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Country Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/keith-urban" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Keith Urban</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/cm-punk" 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/39009b53-3e9f-4022-67a3-f513cb9e3c00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="CM Punk" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Wrestler</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/cm-punk" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">CM Punk</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/drew-gooden" 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/8182ad72-a464-4220-be8b-b46713d90500/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Drew Gooden" 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/drew-gooden" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Drew Gooden</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/rita-wilson" 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/eb9b6ae3-6f0f-4773-c663-fca3767ecf00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Rita Wilson" 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/rita-wilson" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Rita Wilson</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/seth-macfarlane" 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/e1921145-c3c7-49ac-8dc8-cf2f75ba0800/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Seth MacFarlane" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Voice Actor</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/seth-macfarlane" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Seth MacFarlane</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/adam-collard" 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/dd2426b8-b774-43da-63cb-00a6fc71e600/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Adam Collard" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Reality Star</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/adam-collard" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Adam Collard</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1341</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>John VI Kantakouzenos Declared Emperor</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Byzantine civil war officially began with the proclamation of John VI Kantakouzenos as Byzantine Emperor.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1825</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Erie Canal Opens</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Erie Canal was completed, providing a direct passage from the Hudson River to Lake Erie.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1860</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Italy Unifies</div><div class='timeline-text'>Giuseppe Garibaldi handed over his captured territories to King Victor Emmanuel of Sardinia, marking a pivotal moment in the unification of Italy.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1912</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Thessaloniki Becomes Greek</div><div class='timeline-text'>During the First Balkan War, Ottoman forces lost the city of Thessaloniki to Greece.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1936</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Hoover Dam Begins Operation</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Hoover Dam's first electric generator went into full operation, marking an epic achievement in civil engineering.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1967</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Soyuz 3 Launch</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Soviet Union's Soyuz 3 mission achieved the country's first space rendezvous.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1977</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>End of Smallpox</div><div class='timeline-text'>Ali Maow Maalin, the last known case of natural smallpox, developed a rash in Somalia. This date is considered the anniversary of smallpox eradication.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1994</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Jordan-Israel Peace Treaty</div><div class='timeline-text'>Jordan and Israel signed a peace treaty, an important step towards stability in the Middle East.</div></div></div>

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2012</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Windows 8 Released</div><div class='timeline-text'>Microsoft released Windows 8, making it publicly available on new PCs.</div></div></div>

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