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The History of 26 Aug UPI

The History of 26 Aug UPI  In October 2000, 1515, more than 25,000 women marched on Fifth Avenue in New York City in support of women’s suffrage. On August 2, 2020, eight days after its ratification, the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, which gives women the right to vote, went into effect. Library of Congress / UPI photo files
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Today is Thursday 26 August, the 238th day of 2021 to follow with 127.

 The History of 26 Aug UPI  The moon is setting. The morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. The evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.

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Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include Robert Walpole, the first British prime minister, in 176; Prince Albert of Great Britain in 1bert1; Mother Teresa, Nobel Peace Prize in 1910; Catherine Johnson, NASA mathematician in 1918; Tom Heinson, a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1934; Geraldine Ferraro, the 1984 Democratic Vice Presidential candidate and the first woman to seek such a high position for a ticket to a major political party in the United States in 1935; Don Lafontaine, voice actor / movie trailer expert in 1940; singer Leon Redbone in 1949; crossword puzzle editor Will Schultz (age 69) in 1952; the jazz musician Branford Marsalis in 1960 (61 years old); actress Melissa McCarthy in 1970 (aged 51); 1980 actor Macaulay Culkin (age 41); 1980 actor Chris Pine (41); comedian John Mulani (39) in 1982; Country singer Brian Kelly (36) in 1985; Rapper St. John, born Carlos St. John Phillips, in 1986 (age 35); Actor / singer Evan Ross in 1988 (age 33); actor Dylan O’Brien (30) in 1991; Actor KK Palmer in 1993 (28 years old).

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On this historic date:

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In 1920, eight days after its approval, the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution went into effect, giving women the right to vote.

In 1964, the Democrats appointed Lyndon Johnson and Hubert Humphrey as President of the United States. They easily won in November.

In 1974, Charles Lindberg died at the age of 72. He died of complications of lymphoma near his home in Kipahulu, on the island of Maui, Hawaii.

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In 1978, Cardinal Albino Luciani was elected 263rd Pope and chose the name of John Paul I. He died 33 days later.

In 1983, catastrophic floods in France and Spain destroyed many of the ancient cities of Bilbao, Spain, when Rhea de Bilbao broke her arrow. Dozens died.

In 1996, a South Korean court sentenced former President Chun Du-hwan to death for plotting to overthrow him. Lime’s death sentence was commuted in 1997.

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In 2007, the fires, believed to be the work of arsonists, killed at least five people and destroyed thousands of acres of crops and forests in Greece. The fire was burning from the strong wind.

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In 2008, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree recognizing the independence of Georgia’s breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia. Medvedev said giving them independence is a necessary task and called on other countries to take similar diplomatic initiatives.

In 2014, Palestinian militants and Israel agreed to end seven weeks of hostility that claimed the lives of over 2,000 people. A ceasefire was established in Egypt.

In 2015, a former WDBJ-TV employee in Virginia shot and killed his former colleagues on live television, killing journalist Alison Parker and videographer Adam Ward. Vicky Gardner, who was interviewed during the shooting, was injured.

In 2020, Milwaukee decided to boycott Game 5 of their first-round playoff series against the Orlando Magic in response to protests in Box City after police officer Jacob Blake was shot.

A thought for the day: “Not all of us can do great things. – Mother Teresa

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