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Ephemeris of October 26: What happened in the world on a day like today

Ephemeris of October 26: What happened in the world on a day like today

Ephemeris of October 26: What happened in the world on a day like today

On October 26, 1998, the presidents of Ecuador, Jamil Mahuad, and Peru, Alberto Fujimori, signed a peace agreement in Brasilia that put an end to 170 years of border disputes.


1547.- Battle of Huarina (Peru): Gonzalo Pizarro’s forces defeat those sent by Carlos I of Spain.

1838.- Transfer of the mortal remains of the one who was “emperor” of Mexico, Agustin Iturbideto the cathedral of the capital.

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1885.- Louis Pasteur announces his work on immunization against rabies at the Paris Academy of Sciences.

1896.- It is signed the Addis Ababa Treaty by which Italy recognizes the independence of Abyssinia, now the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

1905.- Sweden recognizes Norway as an independent state.

1955.- The general Ngo Dinh Diem proclaims the Republic of Vietnam in Saigonknown as South Vietnam, and he becomes the first president of it.

1958.- Inaugural flight of the Boeing 707 Clipper Americaof Pan Am, between New York and Paris.

1965.- The four members of the rock band The Beatles receive the Order of the British Empire in London.

1994.- Jordan and Israel, in the presence of the US, sign a peace treatypreceded by the Washington declaration of July 25 and which ended 46 years of belligerence between the two countries.

1997.- Legislative elections in Argentina. The justicialistas lose the absolute majority.

1998.- The presidents of Ecuador, Jamil Mahuad, and of Peru, Alberto Fujimori, A peace agreement is signed in Brasilia that puts an end to 170 years of border disputes.

1999.- In the United Kingdom, the House of Lords approves the bill that advocates ending the right to seats and hereditary votes of the nobles in that Upper House.

2001.- The US President, George W. Bush signs the new anti-terrorism law, that allows intervening communications through the Internet.

2002.- Russian special forces storm the Dubrovka Theater in Moscowwhere a Chechen command was holding more than 800 people hostage.

2004.- The Supreme Court of Argentina validates the mandatory conversion to pesos of deposits in dollars applied in 2002.

2006.- the american president George W. Bush signs the law to build a wall on the Mexican border.

2008.- Former Colombian congressman Óscar Tulio Lizcano is rescued by the Armyafter more than eight years in power by the FARC guerrillas.

2009.- The view opens International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) against former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic.

2010.- 454 people die and about 90 are missing after the magnitude 7.5 earthquake on the Richter scale and subsequent tsunami that hit the Indonesian island of Sumatra.

2011.- The Mexican authorities announce the arrest of Adrián Ramírez Soriaalleged leader of the Center cartel.

2012.- Microsoft launches its Windows 8 operating system.

2012.- Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is sentenced to 4 years in prison by the Criminal Court of Milan for a crime of tax fraud in the “Mediaset Case”.

2014.- Dilma Rousseff is re-elected president of Brazil.

2017.-the american president Donald Trump allows the publication of more than 2,800 classified documents on the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

2019.- in the Vatican, the Synod on the Amazon approves the proposal to be able to ordain married men as priests in the most isolated areas of that region.

2020.- US scientists from NASA find unequivocal data on the detection of water on the Moon and bags that can hold it.

2021.- Princess Mako of Japan marries commoner Kei Komuro and leaves the Japanese imperial family, losing its status.

2021.- Milton Nascimento, one of the most recognized representatives of Brazilian Popular Music, announces his retirement for 2022 with a tour.


1912.- Don SiegelAmerican film director and producer.

1916.- Francois MitterrandPresident of France (1988-1995).

1919.- Mohamed Reza Pahlevi, Shah of Iran.

1942.- Milton NascimentoBrazilian composer and singer.

1953.- Jaclyn SmithAmerican actress.

1955.- Baltasar GarzonSpanish magistrate.

1959.- Evo Morales Aymapresident of Bolivia.


1998.- José Augusto Cardoso PiresPortuguese writer.

2006.- Rogerio DupratBrazilian musician.

2007.- Arthur KornbergAmerican Nobel laureate in Medicine 1959.

2018.- Ana González de RecabarrenChilean activist.

2019.- Robert EvansAmerican film producer.

2021.- Walter Smithlegendary football manager for Glasgow Rangers.

2021.- Roh Tae-wooformer South Korean president.

Source: Elcomercio

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