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Acharya Chatursen Shastri

Acharya Chatursen Shastri (आचार्य चतुरसेन शास्त्री) (26 August 1891 – 2 February 1960) was an eminent writer of Hindi, and he wrote many historical fictions, including Vaishali ki Nagarvadhu adapted into a feature film (1948), Vayam Rakshamah (1951), Somnath (1954) and Dharamputra, which was adapted into (feature film| Dharmputra) (1961).

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Adam von Trott zu Solz

Friedrich Adam von Trott zu Solz (9 August 1909 – 26 August 1944) was a German lawyer and diplomat who was involved in the conservative resistance to Nazism.

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Adrian and Natalia of Nicomedia

Saint Adrian (also known as Hadrian) or Adrian of Nicomedia (died 4 March 306) was a Herculian Guard of the Roman Emperor Galerius Maximian.

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Adrian Young

Adrian Samuel Young (born August 26, 1969) is an American drummer, most popularly known as a member of the rock bands No Doubt and Dreamcar.

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Akbar Adibi

Akbar Adibi (Persian: اکبر ادیبی Akbar Adībī) (1939–2000) was an Iranian electronic engineer, VLSI researcher, and university engineering professor.

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Alain Peyrefitte

Alain Peyrefitte (26 August 1925 – 27 November 1999) was a French scholar and politician.

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Alan Parker (musician)

Alan Frederick Parker (born 26 August 1944) is a British guitarist and composer.

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Alauddin Khalji

ʿAlāʾ ud-Dīn Khaljī was the second and the most powerful ruler of the Khalji dynasty that ruled the Delhi Sultanate in the Indian subcontinent.

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Albert Sabin

Albert Bruce Sabin (born Albert Saperstein; August 26, 1906 – March 3, 1993) was a Polish American medical researcher, best known for developing the oral polio vaccine which has played a key role in nearly eradicating the disease.

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Albert, Prince Consort

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel; 26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) was the husband and consort of Queen Victoria.

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Alex Kellner

Alexander Raymond Kellner (August 26, 1924 – May 3, 1996) was an American starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Athletics/Kansas City Athletics (1948–1958), Cincinnati Redlegs (1958), and St. Louis Cardinals (1959).

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Alexander Gordon Laing

Major Alexander Gordon Laing (27 December 179426 September 1826) was a British explorer and the first European to reach Timbuktu via the north/south route.

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Alexander of Bergamo

Saint Alexander of Bergamo (died c. 303) is the patron saint of Bergamo, as well as Capriate San Gervasio and Cervignano d'Adda.

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Alfred Wagenknecht

Alfred Wagenknecht (August 15, 1881 – August 26, 1956) was an American Marxist activist and political functionary.

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Algeria

Algeria (الجزائر, familary Algerian Arabic الدزاير; ⴷⵣⴰⵢⴻⵔ; Dzayer; Algérie), officially the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a sovereign state in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast.

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Alison Steadman

Alison Steadman, (born 26 August 1946) is an English actress.

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Allahshukur Pashazadeh

Haji Allahshükür Hummat Pashazade (Allahşükür Hümmət Paşazadə) Sheikh ul-Islam and Grand Mufti of the Caucasus which includes his native Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Georgia, and Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria, Ingushetia, Chechnya, Karachay–Cherkessia, and Adygea in the Russian Federation.

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Allegra Huston

Allegra Huston (born 26 August 1964) is a writer and editor based in Taos, New Mexico.

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Amaia Montero

Amaia Montero Saldías (born August 26, 1976), also known as the former vocalist of the Spanish pop-band La Oreja de Van Gogh between 1996 and 2007, is a singer/songwriter from Basque Country, Spain.

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Amelia Boynton Robinson

Amelia Isadora Platts Boynton Robinson (August 18, 1911 – August 26, 2015) was an American activist who was a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement in Selma, Alabama and a key figure in the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches.

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American Civil Liberties Union

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nonprofit organization whose stated mission is "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States." Officially nonpartisan, the organization has been supported and criticized by liberal and conservative organizations alike.

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Anahit Tsitsikian

Anahit Tsitsikian (Անահիտ Ցիցիկյան; born Leningrad, August 26, 1926; death Yerevan, May 2, 1999) was the first renowned Armenian female violinist.

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Anatolia

Anatolia (Modern Greek: Ανατολία Anatolía, from Ἀνατολή Anatolḗ,; "east" or "rise"), also known as Asia Minor (Medieval and Modern Greek: Μικρά Ἀσία Mikrá Asía, "small Asia"), Asian Turkey, the Anatolian peninsula, or the Anatolian plateau, is the westernmost protrusion of Asia, which makes up the majority of modern-day Turkey.

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Andreas Glyniadakis

Andreas Glyniadakis (alternate spelling: Gliniadakis) (Greek: Ανδρέας Γλυνιαδάκης; born August 26, 1981) is a Greek professional basketball player for Kymis of the Greek Basket League.

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Angelo Iorio

Angelo Iorio (born 26 August 1982) is an Italian footballer who plays for Serie B club Grosseto.

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António, Prior of Crato

António, Prior of Crato (153126 August 1595; sometimes called The Determined, The Fighter or The Independentist), was a grandson of King Manuel I of Portugal and claimant of the Portuguese throne during the 1580 dynastic crisis.

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Antoine Lavoisier

Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier (also Antoine Lavoisier after the French Revolution;; 26 August 17438 May 1794) CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) was a French nobleman and chemist who was central to the 18th-century chemical revolution and who had a large influence on both the history of chemistry and the history of biology.

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Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

Antonie Philips van Leeuwenhoek FRS (24 October 1632 – 26 August 1723) was a Dutch businessman and scientist in the Golden Age of Dutch science and technology.

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Arechis II of Benevento

Arechis II (also Aretchis, Arichis, Arechi or Aregis) (died 26 August 787) was a Duke of Benevento, in Southern Italy.

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Arnold Fothergill

Arnold James Fothergill (26 August 1854 – 1 August 1932) was an English professional cricketer who played first-class cricket for Somerset and the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in a career which spanned from 1870 until 1892.

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Arthur James Arnot

Arthur James Arnot (26 August 1865 – 15 October 1946) was an Australian electrical engineer and inventor, best known for patenting the world's first electric drill.

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Ashford & Simpson

Ashford & Simpson were a husband-and-wife songwriting-production team and recording duo of Nickolas Ashford (May 4, 1941 – August 22, 2011) and Valerie Simpson (born August 26, 1946).

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Atlanta

Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.

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Aubrey Schenck

Aubrey Schenck (August 26, 1908, New York City – April 14, 1999, Murrieta, California) was an American film producer from the 1940s through the 1970s.

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Audion

The Audion was an electronic detecting or amplifying vacuum tube invented by American electrical engineer Lee de Forest in 1906.

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August 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

August 25 - Eastern Orthodox liturgical calendar - August 27 All fixed commemorations below are observed on September 8 by Orthodox Churches on the Old Calendar.

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Barbet Schroeder

Barbet Schroeder (born 26 August 1941) is an Iranian-born Swiss film director and producer who started his career in French cinema in the 1960s, working together with directors such as Jean-Luc Godard and Jacques Rivette.

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Basel

Basel (also Basle; Basel; Bâle; Basilea) is a city in northwestern Switzerland on the river Rhine.

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Battle of al-Harrah

The Battle of al-Harrah (وقعة الحرة) was a battle fought at al-Harrah on 26 Dhu al-Hijjah 63 H./26 August 683, then lying to the northeast of Medina.

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Battle of Crécy

The Battle of Crécy (26 August 1346), also spelled Cressy, was an English victory during the Edwardian phase of the Hundred Years' War.

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Battle of Las Tres Acequias

The Battle of Les Tres Acequias, fought during the Chilean War of Independence, occurred near San Bernardo on 26 August 1814.

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Battle of Le Cateau

The Battle of Le Cateau was fought on 26 August 1914, after the British and French retreated from the Battle of Mons and had set up defensive positions in a fighting withdrawal against the German advance at Le Cateau-Cambrésis.

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Battle of Manzikert

The Battle of Manzikert was fought between the Byzantine Empire and the Seljuk Empire on August 26, 1071 near Manzikert, theme of Iberia (modern Malazgirt in Muş Province, Turkey).

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Battle of Mons

The Battle of Mons was the first major action of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in the First World War.

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Battle of St. Jakob an der Birs

The Battle of St.

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Battle of the Katzbach

The Battle of the Katzbach on 26 August 1813, was a major battle of the Napoleonic Wars between the forces of the First French Empire under Marshal MacDonald and a Russo-Prussian army of the Sixth Coalition under Prussian Marshal Graf (Count) von Blücher.

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Battle on the Marchfeld

The Battle on the Marchfeld (i.e. Morava Field; Bitva na Moravském poli; Morvamezei csata) at Dürnkrut and Jedenspeigen took place on 26 August 1278 and was a decisive event for the history of Central Europe for the following centuries.

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Bîmen Şen

Bîmen Şen (born Bîmen Dergazaryan in Bursa, Ottoman Empire) was a Turkish composer and lyricist of Armenian descent.

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Beatification

Beatification (from Latin beatus, "blessed" and facere, "to make") is a recognition accorded by the Catholic Church of a dead person's entrance into Heaven and capacity to intercede on behalf of individuals who pray in his or her name.

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Bełżec extermination camp

Bełżec (in Belzec) was a Nazi German extermination camp built by the SS for the purpose of implementing the secretive Operation Reinhard, the plan to eradicate Polish Jewry, a key part of the "Final Solution" which entailed the murder of some 6 million Jews in the Holocaust.

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Ben Bradlee

Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee (1921 –, 2014) was an American newspaperman.

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Benedict Anderson

Benedict Richard O'Gorman Anderson (August 26, 1936 – December 13, 2015) was a political scientist and historian, best known for his 1983 book Imagined Communities, which explored the origins of nationalism.

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Beni Ali massacre

The Beni Ali massacre took place in the mountain hamlet of Beni Ali, 40 miles south of Algiers near Chrea, on 26 August 1997.

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Bernardino Poccetti

Bernardino Poccetti (26 August 1548 – 10 October 1612), also known as Barbatelli, was an Italian Mannerist painter and printmaker of etchings.

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Bernardo O'Higgins

Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme (1778–1842) was a Chilean independence leader who freed Chile from Spanish rule in the Chilean War of Independence.

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Bill Schmitz

Bill Schmitz (March 30, 1954 – August 26, 2013) was an American football coach.

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Black Madonna of Częstochowa

The Black Madonna of Częstochowa (Czarna Madonna or italic, Imago thaumaturga Beatae Virginis Mariae Immaculatae Conceptae, in Claro Monte), also known as Our Lady of Częstochowa, is a revered icon of the Virgin Mary housed at the Jasna Góra Monastery in Częstochowa, Poland.

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Bob de Moor

Bob de Moor is the pen name of Robert Frans Marie De Moor (20 December 1925 – 26 August 1992), a Belgian comics creator.

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Bobby Jurasin

Robert Jurasin (born August 26, 1964) is a former defensive lineman for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 1986–1997 and the Toronto Argonauts in 1998.

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is an American long-haul, mid-size widebody, twin-engine jet airliner made by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

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Brandon McDonald (gridiron football)

Brandon Randolph McDonald (born August 26, 1985) is an American gridiron football cornerback who is currently a free agent.

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Branford Marsalis

Branford Marsalis (born August 26, 1960) is an American saxophonist, composer and bandleader.

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Brant Parker

Brant Julian Parker (August 26, 1920 – April 15, 2007) was an American cartoonist.

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Brendan Harris

Brendan Michael Harris (born August 26, 1980) is an American retired professional baseball infielder.

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Brett Schultz

Brett Nolan Schultz (born 26 August 1970 in East London, Cape Province) is a former South African cricketer who played in nine Tests and one ODI from 1992 to 1997.

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Bryon Baltimore

Bryon Donald Baltimore (born August 26, 1952 in Whitehorse, Yukon) is a former NHL and WHA player.

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Byzantine army

The Byzantine army or Eastern Roman army was the primary military body of the Byzantine armed forces, serving alongside the Byzantine navy.

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Calendar of saints

The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organizing a liturgical year by associating each day with one or more saints and referring to the day as the feast day or feast of said saint.

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Carlos Paião

Carlos Manuel de Marques Paião (born in Coimbra on 1 November 1957 - 26 August 1988 in Rio Maior) was a very popular singer and songwriter from Portugal.

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Caroline Kellett

Caroline Kellett (1960 - 26 August 2014), usually known just as Kellett, was a British journalist who was fashion editor of Tatler and held a number of other positions in British fashion journalism.

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Caroline Pafford Miller

Caroline Pafford Miller (August 26, 1903 – July 12, 1992) was an American writer.

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Carsten Wolf

Carsten Wolf (born 26 August 1964) is an East German racing cyclist, who competed for the SC Dynamo Berlin / Sportvereinigung (SV) Dynamo.

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Catherine Zaccaria

Catherine Zaccaria or Catherine Palaiologina (Αἰκατερίνα Παλαιολογίνα; died 26 August 1462) was the daughter of the last Prince of Achaea, Centurione II Zaccaria.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Ceferino Namuncurá

Blessed Ceferino Namuncurá (August 26, 1886 - May 11, 1905) was a religious student, the object of a Roman Catholic cultus of veneration in northern Patagonia and throughout Argentina.

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Chad

Chad (تشاد; Tchad), officially the Republic of Chad ("Republic of the Chad"), is a landlocked country in Central Africa.

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Chad Kreuter

Chadden Michael Kreuter (born August 26, 1964) is a former catcher in Major League Baseball and the former head coach of the USC Trojans baseball team.

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Charles Boyer

Charles Boyer (28 August 1899 – 26 August 1978) was a French actor who appeared in more than 80 films between 1920 and 1976.

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Charles de Gaulle

Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle (22 November 1890 – 9 November 1970) was a French general and statesman who led the French Resistance against Nazi Germany in World War II and chaired the Provisional Government of the French Republic from 1944 to 1946 in order to reestablish democracy in France.

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Charles II, Count of Alençon

Charles II of Alençon, called the Magnanimous (1297 – 26 August 1346) was the second son of Charles of Valois and his first wife Margaret, Countess of Anjou, and brother of Philip VI of France.

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Charles Lindbergh

Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974), nicknamed Lucky Lindy, The Lone Eagle, and Slim was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, explorer, and environmental activist.

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Charter of the French Language

The Charter of the French Language (La charte de la langue française), also known as Bill 101 (Law 101 or Loi 101), is a 1977 law in the province of Quebec in Canada defining French, the language of the majority of the population, as the official language of the provincial government.

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Chūsei Sone

was a Japanese film director known for his stylish and popular Roman Porno films for Nikkatsu, particularly the first two installments of the Angel Guts series.

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Chen Yi (marshal)

Chen Yi (August 26, 1901 – January 6, 1972) was a Chinese communist military commander and politician.

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Chilean War of Independence

The Chilean War of Independence was a war between pro-independence Chilean criollos seeking political and economic independence from Spain and royalist criollos supporting continued allegiance to the Captaincy General of Chile and membership of the Spanish Empire.

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Chittor Fort

The Chittor Fort or Chittorgarh is one of the largest forts in India.

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Chortkiv

Chortkiv (Чортків; Czortków; טשאָרטקאָוו Chortkov) is a city in Ternopil Oblast (province) in western Ukraine.

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Chris Boardman

Christopher Miles Boardman, MBE (born 26 August 1968) is a British former racing cyclist who won an individual pursuit gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics, broke the world hour record three times, and won three stages and wore the yellow jersey on three separate occasions at the Tour de France.

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Chris Burke (actor)

Christopher Joseph "Chris" Burke (born August 26, 1965) is an American former actor and folk singer.

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Chris Curtis

Chris Curtis (born Christopher Crummey; 26 August 1941 – 28 February 2005) was an English drummer and singer with the 1960s beat band The Searchers.

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Chris Pine

Christopher Whitelaw Pine (born August 26, 1980) is an American actor.

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Christian Bourquin

Christian Bourquin (7 October 1954 – 26 August 2014) was a French politician, a member of the Socialist Party.

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Christopher Isherwood

Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood (26 August 1904 – 4 January 1986) was an English-American novelist.

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Clara Schønfeld

Clara Schønfeld (26 August 1856 - 5 May 1938) was a Danish stage and film actress whose career spanned from the late 19th century through the 1920s.

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Clyde A. Wheeler

Clyde A. Wheeler (March 12, 1921 - August 26, 2013) was an American congressional relations expert, lobbyist, and member of the White House staff.

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Clyde Walcott

Sir Clyde Leopold Walcott, KA, GCM (17 January 1926 – 26 August 2006) was a West Indian cricketer.

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Colin Kazim-Richards

Colin Kazim-Richards (born 26 August 1986), also known as Colin Kâzım, Kâzım or Kâzım Kâzım, is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for Corinthians.

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Colony

In history, a colony is a territory under the immediate complete political control of a state, distinct from the home territory of the sovereign.

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Constantin Brâncoveanu

Constantin Brâncoveanu (1654 – August 15, 1714) was Prince of Wallachia between 1688 and 1714.

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Cristian Mora

Cristian Rafael Mora Medrano (born August 26, 1979 in Vinces, Los Ríos) is an Ecuadorian football goalkeeper who plays for Hong Kong Premier League club South China.

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Crossbow

A crossbow is a type of ranged weapon based on the bow and consisting of a horizontal bow-like assembly mounted on a frame which is handheld in a similar fashion to the stock of a gun.

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Curious George

Curious George is the protagonist of a series of popular children's books by the same name, written by H. A. Rey and Margret Rey.

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Daniel Lévi

Daniel Lévi (born 26 August 1961), is a French singer-songwriter, composer and pianist.

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David Byas

David Byas (born 26 August 1963, Middledale, Kilham, East Riding of Yorkshire, England) is an English first-class cricketer, who played for Yorkshire and latterly Lancashire, in a 17 year first-class career.

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David Lewis (Jesuit priest)

David Lewis (1616 – 27 August 1679) was a Jesuit Catholic priest and martyr who was also known as Charles Baker.

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David Price (baseball)

David Taylor Price (born August 26, 1985) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB).

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Dürnkrut, Austria

Dürnkrut (Kruta, Suchá Kruta, Suché Kruty) is a market town in the district of Gänserndorf in the Austrian state of Lower Austria.

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Declaration of the Rights of the Man and of the Citizen of 1789

The Declaration of the Rights of the Man and of the Citizen of 1789 (Déclaration des droits de l'homme et du citoyen de 1789), set by France's National Constituent Assembly in 1789, is a human civil rights document from the French Revolution.

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Denis D'Amour

Denis "Piggy" D'Amour (September 24, 1959 – August 26, 2005) was a Canadian guitarist.

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Dennis Turner

Dennis Turner, Baron Bilston (26 August 1942 – 25 February 2014) was a Labour and Co-operative politician in the United Kingdom and was a Member of Parliament from 1987 until 2005.

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Dominick Dunne

Dominick John Dunne (October 29, 1925 – August 26, 2009) was an American writer, investigative journalist, and producer.

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Don Bowman (singer)

Don Bowman (August 26, 1937 – June 5, 2013) was an American country music singer, songwriter, comedian and radio host.

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Don LaFontaine

Donald Leroy LaFontaine (August 26, 1940 – September 1, 2008) was an American voice actor who recorded more than 5,000 film trailers and hundreds of thousands of television advertisements, network promotions, and video game trailers.

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Donald Eric Capps

Donald Eric Capps (January 30, 1939 – August 26, 2015) was an American theologian and William Harte Felmeth Professor of Pastoral Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary.

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Dori Caymmi

Dorival Tostes "Dori" Caymmi (born 26 August 1943) is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, guitarist, arranger, and producer.

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Duchy of Benevento

The Duchy of Benevento (after 774, Principality of Benevento) was the southernmost Lombard duchy in the Italian peninsula, centered on Benevento, a city in Southern Italy.

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Dylan O'Brien

Dylan O'Brien (born August 26, 1991) is an American actor.

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Edward Fowler

Edward Fowler (1632 – 26 August 1714) was an English churchman, Bishop of Gloucester from 1691 until his death.

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Edward Witten

Edward Witten (born August 26, 1951) is an American theoretical physicist and professor of mathematical physics at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey.

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Eleanor Dark

Eleanor Dark AO (26 August 190111 September 1985) was an Australian author whose novels included Prelude to Christopher (1934) and Return to Coolami (1936), both winners of the Australian Literature Society Gold Medal for literature, and her best known work The Timeless Land (1941).

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Elisha Williams

Elisha Williams (August 26, 1694 – July 24, 1755) was a Congregational minister, legislator, militia soldier, jurist, and rector of Yale College from 1726 to 1739.

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Elvis Andrus

Elvis Augusto Andrus Torres (born August 26, 1988) is a Venezuelan Major League Baseball shortstop for the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball (MLB).

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Emperor Kōkō

was the 58th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Eric Davies

Eric Quail Davies (26 August 1909 – 11 November 1976) was a South African cricketer who played in five Tests from 1936 to 1939.

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Ernest, Elector of Saxony

Ernest (Meissen, 24 March 1441 – 26 August 1486 in Colditz) was Elector of Saxony from 1464 to 1486.

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Etelka Keserű

Etelka Keserű (née Bérci; 26 August 1925 – 1 April 2018) was a Hungarian economist and politician, who served as Minister of Light Industry between 1971 and 1980.

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European Aviation Safety Agency

The European Aviation Safety Agency or EASA is an agency of the European Union with responsibility for civil aviation safety.

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Fazıl Hüsnü Dağlarca

Fazıl Hüsnü Dağlarca (26 August 1914, Istanbul – 15 October 2008, Istanbul) was one of the most prolific Turkish poets of the Turkish Republic with more than 60 collections of his poems published as of 2007.

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Félix Éboué

Adolphe Sylvestre Félix Éboué (1 January 1884 – 17 March 1944) was a Black French Guianan-born colonial administrator and Free French leader.

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Félix Porteiro

Félix Porteiro (born 26 August 1983 in Castellón) is a Spanish racing driver.

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Federal Aviation Administration

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.

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Ferdinand II of Naples

Ferdinand II (Ferdinando/Ferrante; 26 July 1469 – 7 September 1496) was King of Naples from 1495 to 1496.

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First voyage of James Cook

The first voyage of James Cook was a combined Royal Navy and Royal Society expedition to the south Pacific Ocean aboard HMS ''Endeavour'', from 1768 to 1771.

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Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China (中华人民共和国外交部部长) is the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China and one of the country's most important cabinet posts.

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Francis Chichester

Sir Francis Charles Chichester KBE (17 September 1901 – 26 August 1972) was a pioneering aviator and solo sailor.

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Francisco de Orellana

Francisco de Orellana (1511 – November 1546) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador.

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Francisco San Diego

Francisco Capiral San Diego, D.D., J.C.L. (October 10, 1935 – August 26, 2015) was the Bishop-Emeritus of the Diocese of Pasig, which belongs to the Archdiocese of Manila in the Metro Manila region of the Philippines.

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Frans Hals

Frans Hals the Elder (– 26 August 1666) was a Dutch Golden Age painter, normally of portraits, who lived and worked in Haarlem.

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Franz Werfel

Franz Viktor Werfel (10 September 1890 – 26 August 1945) was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet whose career spanned World War I, the Interwar period, and World War II.

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Frederick Reines

Frederick Reines (March 16, 1918 – August 26, 1998) was an American physicist.

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Frederick V of the Palatinate

Frederick V (Friedrich V.; 26 August 1596 – 29 November 1632) was the Elector Palatine of the Rhine in the Holy Roman Empire from 1610 to 1623, and served as King of Bohemia from 1619 to 1620.

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Gaston Thorn

Gaston Egmond Thorn (3 September 192826 August 2007) was a Luxembourg politician who served in a number of high-profile positions, both domestically and internationally.

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Gene Moore (outfielder)

Eugene Moore, Jr. (August 26, 1909 – March 12, 1978) was an American professional baseball right fielder.

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Georg Wittig

Georg Wittig (June 16, 1897 – August 26, 1987) was a German chemist who reported a method for synthesis of alkenes from aldehydes and ketones using compounds called phosphonium ylides in the Wittig reaction.

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George Band

George Christopher Band OBE (2 February 1929 – 26 August 2011) was an English mountaineer.

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George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville

George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville PC (26 January 1716 – 26 August 1785), styled The Honourable George Sackville until 1720, Lord George Sackville from 1720 to 1770 and Lord George Germain from 1770 to 1782, was a British soldier and politician who was Secretary of State for America in Lord North's cabinet during the American War of Independence.

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Georgia (U.S. state)

Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.

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Georgia Dome

The Georgia Dome was a domed stadium in the southeastern United States.

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Geraldine Ferraro

Geraldine Anne "Gerry" Ferraro (August 26, 1935 March 26, 2011) was an American attorney and Democratic Party politician who served in the United States House of Representatives.

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Gerard Campbell

The Rev.

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Gerd Bonk

Gerd Bonk (26 August 1951 – 20 October 2014) was a weightlifter active for East Germany from 1969 to 1980 who during his career won a silver medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics, a bronze medal at the 1972 Summer Olympics, set two world records and achieved numerous other top-three ranks at World Championships and European Weightlifting Championships.

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Giuseppe Resnati

Giuseppe Resnati (born 26 August 1955) is an Italian chemist with interests in fluorine chemistry and supramolecular chemistry.

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Go Topless Day

Go Topless Day (variously known as National Go Topless Day, International Go Topless Day) is an annual event held to support the right of women to go topless in public on gender-equality grounds.

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Governor

A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state.

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Governor General of Canada

The Governor General of Canada (Gouverneure générale du Canada) is the federal viceregal representative of the.

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Greco-Turkish War (1919–1922)

The Greco-Turkish War of 1919–1922 was fought between Greece and the Turkish National Movement during the partitioning of the Ottoman Empire after World War I between May 1919 and October 1922.

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Greek Orthodox Church

The name Greek Orthodox Church (Greek: Ἑλληνορθόδοξη Ἑκκλησία, Ellinorthódoxi Ekklisía), or Greek Orthodoxy, is a term referring to the body of several Churches within the larger communion of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, whose liturgy is or was traditionally conducted in Koine Greek, the original language of the Septuagint and New Testament, and whose history, traditions, and theology are rooted in the early Church Fathers and the culture of the Byzantine Empire.

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Guillaume Apollinaire

Guillaume Apollinaire (26 August 1880 – 9 November 1918) was a French poet, playwright, short story writer, novelist, and art critic of Polish descent.

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Gustav I of Sweden

Gustav I, born Gustav Eriksson of the Vasa noble family and later known as Gustav Vasa (12 May 1496 – 29 September 1560), was King of Sweden from 1523 until his death in 1560, previously self-recognised Protector of the Realm (Riksföreståndare) from 1521, during the ongoing Swedish War of Liberation against King Christian II of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.

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H. A. Rey

Hans Augusto Rey (September 16, 1898 – August 26, 1977) was a German-born American illustrator and author, known best for the Curious George series of children's picture books that he and his wife Margret Rey created from 1939 to 1966.

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Hans Kammler

Hans Kammler (26 August 1901 – 9 May 1945) was a German civil engineer and SS commander during the Nazi era.

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Harvey's Resort Hotel bombing

The Harvey's Resort Hotel bombing took place on August 26–27, 1980, when three men planted an elaborately booby trapped bomb containing of dynamite at Harvey's Resort Hotel (now "Harveys") in Stateline, Nevada, United States.

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Harveys Lake Tahoe

Harveys Lake Tahoe is a hotel and casino located in Stateline, Nevada.

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Hawkwind

Hawkwind are an English rock band and one of the earliest space rock groups.

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Hélie de Saint Marc

Hélie Denoix de Saint Marc or Hélie de Saint Marc, (11 February 1922 – 26 August 2013) was a senior member of the French resistance and a senior active officer of the French Army, having served in the French Foreign Legion, in particular at the heart and corps of the Foreign Airborne Battalions and Regiments, the heirs of the 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment 2ème REP, a part constituent of the 11th Parachute Brigade.

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Hellmuth Walter

Hellmuth Walter (26 August 1900 – 16 December 1980) was a German engineer who pioneered research into rocket engines and gas turbines.

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Herbert Booth

Herbert Henry Howard Booth (26 August 1862 – 25 September 1926) was the third son of William and Catherine Booth.

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Herero Day

Herero Day (also known as Red Flag Day and Red Flag Heroes' Day, Otjiserandu) is a gathering of the Herero people of Namibia to commemorate their deceased chieftains.

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Hero Cycles

Hero Cycles Limited, based in Ludhiana Punjab, India is a manufacturer of bicycles and bicycle related products.

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Heroes' Day (Namibia)

Heroes' Day is a national public holiday in Namibia.

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Horace Smith-Dorrien

General Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien, (26 May 1858 – 12 August 1930) was a senior British Army officer.

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Hot air balloon

A hot air balloon is a lighter-than-air aircraft consisting of a bag, called an envelope, which contains heated air.

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Howard Clark (golfer)

Howard K. Clark (born 26 August 1954) is an English professional golfer who played on the European Tour for many years and had his most successful period in the mid-1980s.

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Hugh Pelham

Sir Hugh Reginald Brentnall Pelham, (born 1954) is a cell biologist who has contributed to our understanding of the body's response to rises in temperature through the synthesis of heat shock proteins.

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Humilis of Bisignano

Humilis of Bisignano, O.F.M., (Umile da Bisignano) (August 26, 1582 – 26 November 1637) was a 17th-century Franciscan friar who was widely known in his day as a mystic and wonderworker.

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Humphrey Searle

Humphrey Searle (26 August 191512 May 1982) was an English composer.

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Hundred Years' War

The Hundred Years' War was a series of conflicts waged from 1337 to 1453 by the House of Plantagenet, rulers of the Kingdom of England, against the House of Valois, over the right to rule the Kingdom of France.

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Ian Dejardin

Ian A.C. Dejardin (b. 26 Aug 1955) is an art historian who was Director of the Dulwich Picture Gallery in Dulwich, southeast London, England.

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Innocent of Alaska

Saint Innocent of Alaska (August 26, 1797 – March 31, 1879, O.S.), also known as Saint Innocent Metropolitan of Moscow (Russian Святитель Иннокентий Митрополит Московский) was a Russian Orthodox missionary priest, then the first Orthodox bishop and archbishop in the Americas, and finally the Metropolitan of Moscow and all Russia.

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Irving R. Levine

Irving Raskin Levine (August 26, 1922 – March 27, 2009) was an American journalist and longtime correspondent for NBC News.

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Irving Stone

Irving Stone (born Tennenbaum, July 14, 1903, San Francisco, California – August 26, 1989, Los Angeles) was an American writer, chiefly known for his biographical novels of noted artists, politicians and intellectuals; among the best known are Lust for Life (1934), about the life of Vincent van Gogh, and The Agony and the Ecstasy (1961), about Michelangelo.

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Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) was founded by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in May 1979.

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Islamic International Peacekeeping Brigade

The Islamic International Peacekeeping Brigade (Исламская международная миротворческая бригада; abbreviated IIPB), also known as the Islamic International Brigade, the Islamic Peacekeeping Army, was the name of an international Islamist terrorist mujahideen organization, founded in 1998.

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Ivan Mihailov

Ivan Mihailov Gavrilov (Иван Михайлов ГавриловHe is credited in English language sources as Mihailov, while the Bulgarian and Macedonian transliteration schemes would render it Mihaylov and Mihajlov, respectively.; 26 August 1896 – 5 September 1990), sometimes Vancho Mihailov, was a Bulgarian revolutionary in Ottoman and interwar Macedonia, and leader of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO) after 1924.

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Jack Hirshleifer

Jack Hirshleifer (August 26, 1925 – July 26, 2005) was an American economist and long-time professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Jack Sinagra

Jack G. Sinagra (March 18, 1950 – August 26, 2013) was an American Republican Party politician who was the Mayor of East Brunswick, New Jersey and served in the New Jersey Senate from 1992 to 2001, where he represented the 18th Legislative District.

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Jacques Bensimon

Jacques Bensimon (August 26, 1943 – August 26, 2012) was a public film and television director, producer and executive in Canada, working primarily with the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and TFO, the French-language network of TVOntario.

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Jacques Brinkman

Jacques Brinkman (born 26 August 1966 in Utrecht) is a former Dutch field hockey player, who twice won the golden medal with the national squad: at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta and four years later, at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

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Jamal Lewis

Jamal Lewis (born August 26, 1979) is a former American football running back in the National Football League (NFL).

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James Cook

Captain James Cook (7 November 1728Old style date: 27 October14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy.

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James Franck

James Franck (26 August 1882 – 21 May 1964) was a German physicist who won the 1925 Nobel Prize for Physics with Gustav Hertz "for their discovery of the laws governing the impact of an electron upon an atom".

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James Harden

James Edward Harden Jr. (born August 26, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Jan Nevens

Jan Nevens (born 26 August 1958) was a Belgian professional road bicycle racer.

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Jane Merrow

Jane Meirowsky (born 26 August 1941), known professionally as Jane Merrow, is a British actress who was active in the 1960s and 1970s in Britain and the United States.

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Jason Little (rugby union)

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Jayson Nix

Jayson Truitt Edward Nix (born August 26, 1982) is a former American professional baseball utility player.

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Jean-Baptiste L. Romé de l'Isle

Jean-Baptiste Louis Romé de l'Isle (August 26, 1736 – July 3, 1790) was a French mineralogist, considered one of the creators of modern crystallography.

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Jeanie MacPherson

Jeanie MacPherson (May 18, 1886 – August 26, 1946) was an American actress, writer, and director from 1908 until the late 1940s.

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Jeff Parrett

Jeffrey Dale Parrett (born August 26, 1961) was a pitcher for the Montreal Expos (1986–88), Philadelphia Phillies (1989–90 and 1996), Atlanta Braves (1990–91), Oakland Athletics (1992), Colorado Rockies (1993) and St. Louis Cardinals (1995–96).

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Jessica Diggins

Jessica "Jessie" Diggins (born August 26, 1991) is an American cross country skier.

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Jet Black

Jet Black (born Brian John Duffy, 26 August 1938) is an English drummer and founding member of punk rock and new wave band The Stranglers.

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Jim Davis (actor)

Jim Davis (born Marlin Davis, August 26, 1909 – April 26, 1981) was an American actor, best known for his role as Jock Ewing in the CBS prime-time soap opera, Dallas, a role which continued until he was too ill from a terminal illness to perform.

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Jim Wacker

Jim Wacker (April 28, 1937 – August 26, 2003) was an American football coach and college athletics administrator.

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Jimmy Rushing

James Andrew Rushing (August 26, 1901 – June 8, 1972) was an American blues shouter, balladeer, swing jazz singer, and pianist from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, best known as the featured vocalist of Count Basie's Orchestra from 1935 to 1948.

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Joan Elizabeth Bichier des Âges

Joan Elizabeth Lucy Bichier des Âges (Jeanne-Élisabeth-Lucie Bichier des Âges) (5 July 1773 – 26 August 1838) was a French religious sister, commonly referred to as Elizabeth Bichier.

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Joe Hulme

Joseph Harold Anthony Hulme (26 August 1904 – 27 September 1991) was an English footballer and cricketer.

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Joe Solomon

Joseph Stanislaus Solomon (born 26 August 1930, Port Mourant, Berbice, British Guiana, now Guyana) is a former West Indian cricketer who played 27 Tests for the West Indies from 1958 to 1965, scoring 1326 runs, mainly from number six and seven in the batting line-up.

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Johann Franz Encke

Johann Franz Encke (23 September 1791 – 26 August 1865) was a German astronomer.

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Johann Heinrich Lambert

Johann Heinrich Lambert (Jean-Henri Lambert in French; 26 August 1728 – 25 September 1777) was a Swiss polymath who made important contributions to the subjects of mathematics, physics (particularly optics), philosophy, astronomy and map projections.

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John Brunner (novelist)

John Kilian Houston Brunner (24 September 1934 – 25 August 1995) was a British author of science fiction novels and stories.

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John Buchan

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, (26 August 1875 – 11 February 1940) was a Scottish novelist, historian, and Unionist politician who served as Governor General of Canada, the 15th since Canadian Confederation.

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John Fitch (inventor)

John Fitch (January 21, 1743 – July 2, 1798) was an American inventor, clockmaker, entrepreneur and engineer.

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John Goddard (cricketer)

John Douglas Claude Goddard OBE (21 April 1919 – 26 August 1987) was a cricketer who captained the West Indies in 22 of his 27 Tests between 1948 and 1957.

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John J. Gilligan

John Joyce Gilligan (March 22, 1921 – August 26, 2013) was an American Democratic politician from the state of Ohio who served as a U.S. Representative and as the 62nd Governor of Ohio from 1971 to 1975.

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John McAleese

John Thomas "Mac" McAleese, MM (25 April 1949 – 26 August 2011) was a British Army soldier who led an SAS team which stormed the Iranian embassy in London in May 1980 to end the Iranian Embassy siege (Operation Nimrod).

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John Mulaney

John Edmund Mulaney (born August 26, 1982) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer.

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John of Bohemia

John the Blind (Jang de Blannen; Johann der Blinde von Luxemburg; Jan Lucemburský; 10 August 1296 – 26 August 1346) was the Count of Luxembourg from 1309 and King of Bohemia from 1310 and titular King of Poland.

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Jorge Paulo Lemann

Jorge Paulo Lemann (born August 26, 1939) is a Brazilian investor.

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José Manuel Moreno

José Manuel Moreno Fernández (3 August 1916 — 26 August 1978), nicknamed "El Charro", was an Argentine footballer who played as an inside forward for several clubs in Argentina, Mexico, Chile, and Colombia; for many who saw him play, he is one of the greatest players of all time, even along Diego Maradona, Pelé and Alfredo Di Stéfano, and was the first footballer ever to have won first division league titles in four countries (later players to emulate the feat include Jiri Jarosik and Rivaldo).

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José Miguel Carrera

José Miguel Carrera Verdugo (October 15, 1785 – September 4, 1821) was a Chilean general, member of the prominent Carrera family, and considered one of the founders of independent Chile.

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Juan Joseph

Juan Joseph (August 26, 1987 – November 16, 2014) was a professional Arena football quarterback who also played American and Canadian football.

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Judith Rees

Dame Judith Anne Rees, DBE (born 26 August 1944, Nottingham), a distinguished academic geographer, was interim Director of London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) from May 2011 until September 2012.

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Jules Romains

Jules Romains, born Louis Henri Jean Farigoule (26 August 1885 – 14 August 1972), was a French poet and writer and the founder of the Unanimism literary movement.

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Julio Cortázar

Julio Cortázar, born Julio Florencio Cortázar; (August 26, 1914 – February 12, 1984) was an Argentine novelist, short story writer, and essayist.

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Kaleva Church

Kaleva Church (Kalevan kirkko) is a church located in Kaleva, Tampere, Finland, and designed by Reima and Raili Pietilä.

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Karen Spärck Jones

Karen Spärck Jones FBA (26 August 1935 – 4 April 2007) was a British computer scientist who was responsible for the concept of inverse document frequency, a technology that underlies most modern search engines.

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Katherine Johnson

Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson (born August 26, 1918) is an African-American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S. manned spaceflights.

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Kay Francis

Katherine Edwina "Kay" Francis (née Gibbs, January 13, 1905 – August 26, 1968) was an American stage and film actress.

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Kálmán Markovits

Kálmán Markovits (August 26, 1931 – December 5, 2009) was a Hungarian water polo player who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics, 1956 Summer Olympics, and 1960 Summer Olympics.

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Keke Palmer

Lauren Keyana "Keke" Palmer (born August 26, 1993) is an American actress, singer, songwriter and presenter.

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Kelvin Cato

Kelvin T. Cato (born August 26, 1974) is an American retired professional basketball player.

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Kevin Ryan (rugby)

Kevin James Ryan, born 26 August 1934 in Ipswich, Queensland is an Australian, former state parliamentarian and local mayor, barrister and advocate.

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Kidnapping of Jaycee Dugard

The kidnapping of Jaycee Dugard occurred on June 10, 1991, south of South Lake Tahoe, California.

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Knight

A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch, bishop or other political leader for service to the monarch or a Christian Church, especially in a military capacity.

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Krzysztof Wilmanski

Krzysztof Wilmanski (March 1, 1940 – August 26, 2012) was a Polish-German scientist working in the fields of continuum mechanics and thermodynamics.

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Ladislaus IV of Hungary

Ladislaus the Cuman (IV., Ladislav IV., Ladislav IV.; 5 August 1262 – 10 July 1290), also known as Ladislas the Cuman, was king of Hungary and Croatia from 1272 to 1290.

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Lars Stindl

Lars Edi Stindl (born 26 August 1988) is a German professional footballer who plays as a forward for Borussia Mönchengladbach and the Germany national team.

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Laura Branigan

Laura Ann Branigan (July 3, 1952 – August 26, 2004) was an American singer, songwriter, and actress.

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Lee de Forest

Lee de Forest (August 26, 1873 – June 30, 1961) was an American inventor, self-described "Father of Radio", and a pioneer in the development of sound-on-film recording used for motion pictures.

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Lee Hays

Lee Hays (March 14, 1914 – August 26, 1981) was an American folk-singer and songwriter, best known for singing bass with The Weavers.

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Legnica

Legnica (archaic Polish: Lignica, Liegnitz, Lehnice, Lignitium) is a city in southwestern Poland, in the central part of Lower Silesia, on the Kaczawa River (left tributary of the Oder) and the Czarna Woda.

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Leon Redbone

Leon Redbone (born August 26, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor and voice actor specializing in jazz, blues, and Tin Pan Alley classics.

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Liam Botham

Liam James Botham (born 26 August 1977 in Doncaster) is a former rugby player who played rugby union and later rugby league.

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Liniers Counter-revolution

The Liniers Counter-Revolution took place in the Spanish Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata after the May Revolution in 1810.

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List of ambassadors of the United States to Italy

Since 1840, the United States has had diplomatic representation in the Italian Republic and its predecessor nation, the Kingdom of Italy, with a break in relations from 1941 to 1944 while Italy and the U.S. were at war during World War II.

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List of Governors of Ohio

The Governor of Ohio is the head of the executive branch of Ohio's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.

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List of Lawmen and Prime Ministers of the Faroe Islands

This is a list of Lawmen and Prime Ministers of the Faroe Islands.

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List of minor secular observances

This is a list of articles about notable observed periods (days, weeks, months, and years) declared by various governments, groups and organizations to raise awareness of an issue, commemorate a group or event, or celebrate something.

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List of Prime Ministers of Luxembourg

The Prime Minister of Luxembourg is the head of government in Luxembourg.

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Lon Chaney

Leonidas Frank "Lon" Chaney (April 1, 1883 – August 26, 1930) was an American stage and film actor, make-up artist, director and screenwriter.

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Longbow

A longbow is a type of bow that is tall – roughly equal to the height of the user – allowing the archer a fairly long draw, at least to the jaw.

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Lotte Lehmann

Charlotte "Lotte" Lehmann (February 27, 1888 – August 26, 1976) was a German soprano who was especially associated with German repertory.

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Louis I, Count of Flanders

Louis I (– 26 August 1346, ruled 1322–1346) was Count of Flanders, Nevers and Rethel.

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Louis II, Count of Blois

Louis II of Châtillon (d. 26 August 1346, battle of Crécy), son of Guy I, Count of Blois and Margaret of Valois, was count of Blois and lord of Avesnes 1342–1346.

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Louis Muhlstock

Louis Muhlstock, (April 23, 1904 – August 26, 2001) was a Canadian painter best known for his depictions of the Great Depression.

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Louis Philippe I

Louis Philippe I (6 October 1773 – 26 August 1850) was King of the French from 1830 to 1848 as the leader of the Orléanist party.

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Louis XI of France

Louis XI (3 July 1423 – 30 August 1483), called "Louis the Prudent" (le Prudent), was a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 1461 to 1483.

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Luis Salvadores Salvi

Luis Salvadores (born in Lanco, Los Ríos Region, Chile on August 26, 1932 - died in Temuco, Chile on February 1, 2014) was a Chilean basketball player who competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics.

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Lutheranism

Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity which identifies with the theology of Martin Luther (1483–1546), a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer and theologian.

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Macaulay Culkin

Macaulay Carson Culkin (born August 26, 1980) is an American actor, author, painter, podcaster, musician and president of Bunnyears.

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Manolis Papamakarios

Emmanouil "Manolis" "Manos" Papamakarios (Greek: Εμμανουήλ "Μανόλης" "Μάνος" Παπαμακάριος; born August 26, 1980) is a Greek professional basketball player.

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Manuel Abad y Queipo

Manuel Abad y Queipo (August 26, 1751 – September 15, 1825) was a Spanish Roman Catholic Bishop of Michoacán in the Viceroyalty of New Spain at the time of the Mexican War of Independence.

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Manuel Oribe

Manuel Ceferino Oribe y Viana (August 26, 1792 – November 12, 1857) was the 2nd Constitutional president of Uruguay.

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Marcus du Sautoy

Marcus Peter Francis du Sautoy (born 26 August 1965) is a British mathematician, author, and populariser of science and mathematics.

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Margaret Leijonhufvud

Margaret Leijonhufvud (née Margareta Eriksdotter; 1 January 1516 in Ekeberg Castle, Närke – 26 August 1551 in Tynnelsö Castle, Södermanland) was Queen of Sweden from 1536 to 1551 by marriage to King Gustav I.

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Margaret Utinsky

Margaret Elizabeth Doolin Utinsky (August 26, 1900 – August 30, 1970) was an American nurse who worked with the Filipino resistance movement to provide medicine, food, and other items to aid Allied prisoners of war in the Philippines during World War II.

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Mariam Baouardy

Saint Mariam Baouardy, O.C.D. (مريم بواردي, or Mary of Jesus Crucified, 5 January 1846 – 26 August 1878), was a Discalced Carmelite nun of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church.

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Marie-Anne-Catherine Quinault

Marie-Anne-Catherine Quinault (26 August 1695 in Strasbourg – 1793 in Paris) (known as l'aînée) was a French singer and composer.

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Marita Petersen

Marita Petersen (née Johansen; 21 October 1940 in Vágur – 26 August 2001) was the first and to date only female Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands and the first female speaker of the Løgting (Parliament).

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Mark Mangino

Mark Thomas Mangino (born August 26, 1956) is an American football coach, who until October 26, 2015 served as offensive coordinator and tight ends coach at Iowa State University.

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Mateo Musacchio

Mateo Pablo Musacchio (born 26 August 1990) is an Argentine footballer who plays as a central defender for Italian club A.C. Milan.

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Matthias Erzberger

Matthias Erzberger (20 September 1875 – 26 August 1921) was a German publicist and politician, Reich Minister of Finance from 1919 to 1920.

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Mattia Cassani

Mattia Cassani (born 26 August 1983) is an Italian footballer who last played as a defender for Bari.

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Maxwell D. Taylor

General Maxwell Davenport "Max" Taylor (August 26, 1901 – April 19, 1987) was a senior United States Army officer and diplomat of the mid-20th century.

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Medal of Freedom

The Medal of Freedom was a decoration established by President Harry S. Truman to honor civilians whose actions aided in the war efforts of the United States and its allies.

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Medina

Medina (المدينة المنورة,, "the radiant city"; or المدينة,, "the city"), also transliterated as Madīnah, is a city in the Hejaz region of the Arabian Peninsula and administrative headquarters of the Al-Madinah Region of Saudi Arabia.

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Mehriban Aliyeva

Mehriban Aliyeva (Mehriban Arif qızı Əliyeva; born 26 August 1964) is the First Vice President and First Lady of Azerbaijan, the head of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the chairperson of Azerbaijani Culture Friends Foundation, the President of Azerbaijani Gymnastics Federation, the goodwill ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO.

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Melchizedek

Melchizedek, Melkisetek, or Malki Tzedek (Hebrew: malkī-ṣeḏeq, "king of righteousness"; Amharic: መልከ ጼዴቅ malkī-ṣeḏeq; Armenian: Մելքիսեդեք, Melkisetek), was the king of Salem and priest of El Elyon ("God most high") mentioned in the 14th chapter of the Book of Genesis.

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Melissa McCarthy

Melissa Ann McCarthy (born August 26, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer, fashion designer, and producer.

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Melkite Greek Catholic Church

The Melkite (Greek) Catholic Church (كنيسة الروم الملكيين الكاثوليك) is an Eastern Catholic Church in full communion with the Holy See as part of the worldwide Catholic Church.

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Mercedes-Benz Stadium

The Mercedes-Benz Stadium is a multi-purpose retractable roof stadium located in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Michael Cockerell

Michael Roger Lewis Cockerell (born 26 August 1940) is a British broadcaster and journalist.

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Michael Gove

Michael Andrew Gove (born 26 August 1967) is a British Conservative politician, who was Secretary of State for Education from 2010 to 2014 and Secretary of State for Justice from 2015 to 2016.

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Michael IV of Constantinople

Michael IV Autoreianos (Μιχαήλ Ἀυτωρειανός), (? – 26 August 1212) was the Patriarch of Constantinople from 1206 to his death in 1212.

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Michael Jeter

Michael Jeter (August 26, 1952 – March 30, 2003) was an American actor of film, stage, and television.

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Mika Waltari

Mika Toimi Waltari (19 September 1908 – 26 August 1979) was a Finnish writer, best known for his best-selling novel The Egyptian (Sinuhe egyptiläinen).

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Mikhail II of Tver

Mikhail Alexandrovich (Михаил Александрович) (1333 – August 26, 1399) was Grand Prince of Tver and briefly held the title of Grand Prince of Vladimir.

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Minister of Intra-German Relations

The Federal Minister of Intra-German Relations (Bundesminister für innerdeutsche Beziehungen) was a federal cabinet minister of the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany).

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Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China

The Ministry of Education (MOE) of the People's Republic of China is the agency of the State Council of the People's Republic of China that regulates all aspects of the educational system in mainland China, including compulsory basic education, vocational education, and tertiary education.

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Ministry of Justice (France)

The Ministry of Justice is controlled by the French Minister of Justice - Keeper of the Seals (Ministre de la Justice - Garde des Sceaux), a top-level cabinet position in the French Government.

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Missionary

A missionary is a member of a religious group sent into an area to proselytize and/or perform ministries of service, such as education, literacy, social justice, health care, and economic development.

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Moe Tucker

Maureen Ann "Moe" Tucker (born August 26, 1944) is an American musician and singer best known for having been the drummer for the New York City-based rock band the Velvet Underground.

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Moneta, Virginia

Moneta is an unincorporated community in Franklin County and Bedford County, Virginia, United States, along Route 122 between Bedford and Rocky Mount; Route 122 follows a bypass around the community.

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Montgolfier brothers

Joseph-Michel Montgolfier (26 August 1740 – 26 June 1810) and Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier (6 January 1745 – 2 August 1799) were paper manufacturers from Annonay, in Ardèche, France best known as inventors of the Montgolfière-style hot air balloon, globe aérostatique.

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Moondog King

Edward John White (May 18, 1949 – August 26, 2005) was a Canadian professional wrestler, best known as Sailor White and as Moondog King of The Moondogs when he joined the World Wrestling Federation (now WWE) in the early 1980s.

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Moravia

Moravia (Morava;; Morawy; Moravia) is a historical country in the Czech Republic (forming its eastern part) and one of the historical Czech lands, together with Bohemia and Czech Silesia.

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Morgan Ensberg

Morgan Paul Ensberg (born August 26, 1975) is a former infielder in Major League Baseball.

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Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa, known in the Roman Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta (born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu,; 26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997), was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary.

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Murders of Alison Parker and Adam Ward

News reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam Ward, employees of CBS affiliate WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia, United States, were fatally shot on August 26, 2015, while conducting a live television interview near Smith Mountain Lake in Moneta.

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Namibia

Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia (German:; Republiek van Namibië), is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean.

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National Assembly of Quebec

The National Assembly of Quebec (Assemblée nationale du Québec) is the legislative body of the province of Quebec in Canada.

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Nicolae Dobrin

Nicolae Dobrin (26 August 1947 – 26 October 2007) was a Romanian footballer who played as an attacking midfielder.

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Nik Turner

Nicholas "Nik" Turner (born 26 August 1940, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England) is an English musician, best known as a former member of space rock pioneers Hawkwind.

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Nikky Finney

Nikky Finney (born Lynn Carol Finney on August 26, 1957, in Conway, South Carolina) is an American poet.

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Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

The Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex.

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No Doubt

No Doubt is an American ska band from Anaheim, California, that formed in 1986.

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Noah Welch

Noah Paul Welch (born August 26, 1982) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman who currently plays for the Växjö Lakers of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).

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Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish, Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is one of the five Nobel Prizes created by the Swedish industrialist, inventor, and armaments manufacturer Alfred Nobel, along with the prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Physiology or Medicine, and Literature.

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry (Nobelpriset i kemi) is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to scientists in the various fields of chemistry.

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Nobel Prize in Physics

The Nobel Prize in Physics (Nobelpriset i fysik) is a yearly award given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for those who conferred the most outstanding contributions for mankind in the field of physics.

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Olaf Holtedahl

Prof Olaf Holtedahl ForMemRS FRSE (24 June 1885 – 26 August 1975) was a Norwegian geologist (Dr.philos., 1913).

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Oleksiy Kasyanov

Oleksiy Serhiyovich Kasyanov (Олексій Сергійович Касьянов; born 26 August 1985 in Stakhanov) is a Ukrainian decathlete.

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Oliver Colvile

Oliver Newton Colvile (born 26 August 1959) is a British politician.

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Om Prakash Munjal

Om Prakash Munjal (In Punjabi ਓਮਪ੍ਰਕਾਸ਼ ਮੁਂਜਾਲ 26 August 1928 – 13 August 2015) was an Indian businessman, poet and philanthropist.

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Omugulugwombashe

Omugulugwombashe (also: Omugulu-Gwombashe, Omugulu-gwOombashe, and Omgulumbashe, Otjiherero: giraffe leg) is a settlement in the Tsandi electoral constituency in the Omusati Region of northern Namibia.

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Otto Binder

Otto Oscar Binder (August 26, 1911 – October 13, 1974) was an American author of science fiction and non-fiction books and stories, and comic books.

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Ottokar II of Bohemia

Ottokar II (Přemysl Otakar II; c. 1233 – 26 August 1278), the Iron and Golden King, was a member of the Přemyslid dynasty who reigned as King of Bohemia from 1253 until 1278.

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P. J. Kavanagh

P.J. Kavanagh FRSL (6 January 1931 – 26 August 2015) was an English poet, lecturer, actor, broadcaster and columnist.

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Papal conclave, August 1978

The papal conclave of August 1978, the first of the two conclaves held that year, was convoked after the death of Pope Paul VI on 6 August 1978 at Castel Gandolfo.

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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea (PNG;,; Papua Niugini; Hiri Motu: Papua Niu Gini), officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia.

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Pat Sharkey

Patrick Gerald Walter "Pat" Sharkey (born 26 August 1953 in Omagh) is a former Northern Irish international footballer.

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Patrice Oppliger

Patrice A. Oppliger (born 26 August 1963), is the assistant professor of communication at Boston University College of Communication.

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Patrick C. Fischer

Patrick Carl Fischer (December 3, 1935 – August 26, 2011) was an American computer scientist, a noted researcher in computational complexity theory and database theory, and a target of the Unabomber.

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Peggy Guggenheim

Marguerite "Peggy" Guggenheim (August 26, 1898 – December 23, 1979) was an American art collector, bohemian and socialite.

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Pennsylvania Ministerium

The Pennsylvania Ministerium was the first Lutheran church body in North America.

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Peter Bacon Hales

Peter Bacon Hales (November 13, 1950 – August 26, 2014) was an American historian, photographer, author and musician specializing in American spaces and landscapes, the history of photography and contemporary art.

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Petey Williams

Peter Williams III (born August 26, 1981) is a Canadian professional wrestler currently signed to Impact Wrestling where he is a two-time impact X Division Champion and a former captain of Team Canada.

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Petrus Ramus

Petrus Ramus (Pierre de la Ramée; Anglicized to Peter Ramus; 1515 – 26 August 1572) was an influential French humanist, logician, and educational reformer.

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Philadelphia

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Philipp I, Count of Hanau-Münzenberg

Count Philipp I of Hanau-Münzenberg, nicknamed Philipp the Younger, (20 September 1449, at Windecken Castle – 26 August 1500) was a son of Count Reinhard III of Hanau and Countess Palatine Margaret of Mosbach.

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Pinchas Goldstein

Pinchas Goldstein (פנחס גולדשטיין, born 26 August 1939, died 14 August 2007) was an Israeli politician, who served as a member of the Knesset for Likud and the New Liberal Party between 1981 and 1992, and as Deputy Minister of Communications and Deputy Minister of Education and Culture during the early 1990s.

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Polio vaccine

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Pope John Paul I

Pope John Paul I (Ioannes Paulus I; Giovanni Paolo I; born Albino Luciani;; 17 October 191228 September 1978) served as Pope of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City from 26 August 1978 to his sudden death 33 days later.

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Pope Zephyrinus

Pope Zephyrinus (died 20 December 217) was Bishop of Rome or Pope from 199 to his death in 217.

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Prem Tinsulanonda

Prem Tinsulanonda (เปรม ติณสูลานนท์;;; born 26 August 1920) is a retired Thai military officer who served as Prime Minister of Thailand from 3 March 1980 to 4 August 1988, during which time he was credited with ending a communist insurgency and presiding over accelerating economic growth.

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President of South Korea

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President of Uruguay

The President of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay (Presidente de la República Oriental del Uruguay) is the head of state and head of government of Uruguay.

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Priesthood (Orthodox Church)

Presbyter is, in the Bible, a synonym for bishop (episkopos), referring to a leader in local Church congregations.

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Prime Minister of Hungary

The Prime Minister of Hungary (miniszterelnök) is the head of government in Hungary.

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Prime Minister of Thailand

The Prime Minister (นายกรัฐมนตรี) of Thailand is the head of government of Thailand.

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Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.

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Pyotr Todorovsky

Pyotr Yefimovich Todorovsky (Пётр Ефи́мович Тодоро́вский, Петро Юхимович Тодоровський, 26 August 1925 – 24 May 2013) was a Russian film director, screenwriter and cinematographer of Jewish origin.

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Raimon Panikkar

Raimon Panikkar Alemany (November 2, 1918 – August 26, 2010; also known as Raimundo Panikkar and Raymond Panikkar) was a Spanish Roman Catholic priest and a proponent of inter-religious dialogue.

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Rainer Barzel

Rainer Candidus Barzel (20 June 1924 – 26 August 2006) was a German politician of the CDU.

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Ralph Vaughan Williams

Ralph Vaughan Williams (12 October 1872– 26 August 1958) was an English composer.

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Reginald Bartholomew

Reginald Bartholomew (February 17, 1936, Portland, Maine – August 26, 2012, New York City, New York) was an American diplomat and former United States Ambassador to Lebanon (1983–86), Spain (1986–89), and Italy (1993–97).

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Reima and Raili Pietilä

Frans Reima Pietilä (25 August 1923 – 26 August 1993) was a Finnish architect and theorist.

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Repentance Day

Repentance Day, on 26 August, is a public holiday in Papua New Guinea.

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Reuben Kamanga

Reuben Chitandika Kamanga (26 August 1929 – 20 September 1996) was a Zambian liberation freedom fighter, politician and statesman.

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Richard Evatt

Richard Evatt (26 August 1973 – 17 July 2012), also called 'tiger', was a British amateur and professional boxer in the super featherweight division who was unsuccessful in his only opportunity to win a world title.

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Robert Denning

Robert Denning (March 13, 1927 – August 26, 2005) was an American interior designer whose lush interpretations of French Victorian decor became an emblem of corporate raider tastes in the 1980s.

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Robert Vickrey

Robert Remsen Vickrey (August 26, 1926 – April 17, 2011) was a Massachusetts-based artist and author who specialized in the ancient medium of egg tempera.

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Robert Walpole

Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford, (26 August 1676 – 18 March 1745), known before 1742 as Sir Robert Walpole, was a British statesman who is generally regarded as the de facto first Prime Minister of Great Britain.

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Roger Kingdom

Roger Kingdom (born August 26, 1962) is a former sprint hurdler from the United States.

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Roger Nash Baldwin

Roger Nash Baldwin (January 21, 1884 – August 26, 1981) was one of the founders of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

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Rosa Albach-Retty

Rosa Albach-Retty (26 December 1874 – 26 August 1980) was a German-born Austrian movie and stage actress.

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Rubén Arriaza Pazos

Rubén Arriaza Pazos (born 26 August 1979) is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a defensive midfielder.

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Rudolf I of Germany

Rudolf I, also known as Rudolf of Habsburg (Rudolf von Habsburg, Rudolf Habsburský; 1 May 1218 – 15 July 1291), was Count of Habsburg from about 1240 and the elected King of the Romans from 1273 until his death.

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Rudolph, Duke of Lorraine

Rudolph (1320 – 26 August 1346), called the Valiant (le Vaillant), was the Duke of Lorraine from 1329 to his death.

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Russ Alben

Bernard Russ Alben (December 27, 1929 – August 26, 2012) was an American advertising executive and composer.

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Russian Orthodox Church

The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC; Rússkaya pravoslávnaya tsérkov), alternatively legally known as the Moscow Patriarchate (Moskóvskiy patriarkhát), is one of the autocephalous Eastern Orthodox churches, in full communion with other Eastern Orthodox patriarchates.

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Saeko Chiba

is a Japanese voice actress and singer.

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Sahabah

The term (الصحابة meaning "the companions", from the verb صَحِبَ meaning "accompany", "keep company with", "associate with") refers to the companions, disciples, scribes and family of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

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Sally Beamish

Sally Beamish (born 26 August 1956) is a British composer and violist.

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Sam Hardy

Samuel Hardy was an England-international footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

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Santiago de Liniers, 1st Count of Buenos Aires

Jacques de Liniers (July 25, 1753 – August 26, 1810) was a French officer in the Spanish military service, and a viceroy of the Spanish colonies of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata.

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Sándor Wekerle

Sándor Wekerle (14 November 1848, Mór – 26 August 1921, Budapest) was a Hungarian politician who served three times as prime minister.

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Schutzpolizei (Nazi Germany)

The Schutzpolizei des Reiches was the State (Reich) protection police of Nazi Germany, a branch of the Ordnungspolizei.

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Schutzstaffel

The Schutzstaffel (SS; also stylized as with Armanen runes;; literally "Protection Squadron") was a major paramilitary organization under Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP) in Nazi Germany, and later throughout German-occupied Europe during World War II.

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Sebastian Bönig

Sebastian Bönig (born 26 August 1981 in Erding) is a German football coach and former footballer, who currently is the assistant manager of 1. FC Union Berlin.

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Second Chechen War

Second Chechen War (Втора́я чече́нская война́), also known as the Second Chechen Сampaign (Втора́я чече́нская кампа́ния), was an armed conflict on the territory of Chechnya and the border regions of the North Caucasus between the Russian Federation and the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, also with militants of various Islamist groups, fought from August 1999 to April 2009.

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Second-wave feminism

Second-wave feminism is a period of feminist activity and thought that began in the United States in the early 1960s and lasted roughly two decades.

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Secretary of State for Education

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Education (frequently shortened to the Education Secretary) is the chief minister of the Department for Education in the United Kingdom government.

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Secretary of State for the Colonies

The Secretary of State for the Colonies or Colonial Secretary was the British Cabinet minister in charge of managing the United Kingdom's various colonial dependencies.

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Seljuq dynasty

The Seljuq dynasty, or Seljuqs (آل سلجوق Al-e Saljuq), was an Oghuz Turk Sunni Muslim dynasty that gradually became a Persianate society and contributed to the Turco-Persian tradition in the medieval West and Central Asia.

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Shimshon Amitsur

Shimshon Avraham Amitsur (born Kaplan; שמשון אברהם עמיצור; August 26, 1921 – September 5, 1994) was an Israeli mathematician.

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Shirley Manson

Shirley Ann Manson (born 26 August 1966) is a Scottish singer, songwriter, musician and record producer.

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Simone Motta

Simone Motta (born 26 August 1977) is an Italian footballer who plays for Serie D club Tamai.

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Simplicius, Constantius and Victorinus

Simplicius, Constantius and Victorinus (Victorian(us)) (Simplicio, Costanzo e Vittoriano) are venerated as Christian martyrs of the 2nd century.

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Slovenia

Slovenia (Slovenija), officially the Republic of Slovenia (Slovene:, abbr.: RS), is a country in southern Central Europe, located at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes.

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South African Border War

The South African Border War, also known as the Namibian War of Independence, and sometimes denoted in South Africa as the Angolan Bush War, was a largely asymmetric conflict that occurred in Namibia (then South West Africa), Zambia, and Angola from 26 August 1966 to 21 March 1990.

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Sparky Adams

Earl John "Sparky" Adams (August 26, 1894 – February 24, 1989) was a professional Major League Baseball player who played with the Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, and Cincinnati Reds.

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Spencer Street Power Station

Spencer Street Power Station was a Victorian era coal and (later) oil-fired power station which operated on Spencer Street in central Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Stan Van Gundy

Stanley Alan Van Gundy (born August 26, 1959) is an American professional basketball coach, who most recently served as the head coach and president of basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA) from 2014 to 2018.

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Stateline, Nevada

Stateline is a census-designated place (CDP) on the east shore of Lake Tahoe in Douglas County, Nevada, United States.

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Steamboat

A steamboat is a boat that is propelled primarily by steam power, typically driving propellers or paddlewheels.

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Stefanos Manikas

Stefanos Manikas (14 April 1952 – 26 August 2015) was a Greek politician of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement (PASOK) who was Minister of State.

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Stephen J. Dubner

Stephen J. Dubner (born August 26, 1963) is an American journalist who has written seven books and numerous articles.

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Tang Chang

Tang Chang (จ่าง แซ่ตั้ง;陈壮;; 1 May 1934 – 26 August 1990) was a self-taught artist, poet, writer and philosopher of Sino-Thai heritage.

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Ted Knight

Ted Knight (December 7, 1923 – August 26, 1986) was an American actor and voice artist well known for playing the comedic roles of Ted Baxter in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Henry Rush in Too Close for Comfort, and Judge Elihu Smails in Caddyshack.

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Tex Avery

Frederick Bean "Tex" Avery (February 26, 1908 – August 26, 1980) was an American animator, director, cartoonist, and voice actor, known for producing and directing animated cartoons during the golden age of American animation.

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Thalía

Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda (born 26 August 1971), known mononymously as Thalía, is a Mexican singer, songwriter, and actress, who is one of the most successful and influential Mexican singers worldwide.

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The Searchers (band)

The Searchers are an English beat group, which emerged as part of the 1960s Merseybeat scene along with the Beatles, the Hollies, the Fourmost, the Merseybeats, the Swinging Blue Jeans, and Gerry and the Pacemakers.

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Theoderic the Great

Theoderic the Great (454 – 30 August 526), often referred to as Theodoric (*𐌸𐌹𐌿𐌳𐌰𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌺𐍃,, Flāvius Theodericus, Teodorico, Θευδέριχος,, Þēodrīc, Þjōðrēkr, Theoderich), was king of the Ostrogoths (475–526), ruler of Italy (493–526), regent of the Visigoths (511–526), and a patricius of the Roman Empire.

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Theodor Körner (author)

Carl Theodor Körner (23 September 1791 – 26 August 1813) was a German poet and soldier.

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Therese Alshammar

Malin Therese Alshammar (born 26 August 1977 in Solna) is a Swedish swimmer who has won three Olympic medals, 25 World Championship medals, and 43 European Championship medals.

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Thomas Bradwardine

Thomas Bradwardine (c. 1300 – 26 August 1349) was an English cleric, scholar, mathematician, physicist, courtier and, very briefly, Archbishop of Canterbury.

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Timbuktu

Timbuktu, also spelt Tinbuktu, Timbuctoo and Timbuktoo (Tombouctou; Koyra Chiini: Tumbutu), is an ancient city in Mali, situated north of the Niger River.

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Tino Best

Tino la Bertram Best (born 26 August 1981) is a West Indian cricketer.

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Tobe Hooper

Willard Tobe Hooper (January 25, 1943 – August 26, 2017) was an American director, screenwriter, and producer best known for his work in the horror genre.

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Togoland

Togoland was a German protectorate in West Africa from 1884 to 1914, encompassing what is now the nation of Togo and most of what is now the Volta Region of Ghana, approximately 77,355 km2 (29,867 sq mi) in size.

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Togoland Campaign

The Togoland Campaign (9–26 August 1914) was a French and British invasion of the German colony of Togoland in west Africa, which began the West African Campaign of the First World War.

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Tom Heinsohn

Thomas William Heinsohn (born August 26, 1934) is an American retired professional basketball player.

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Tom Ridge

Thomas Joseph Ridge (born August 26, 1945) is an American politician and author who served as the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security from 2001 to 2003, and the first United States Secretary of Homeland Security from 2003 to 2005.

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Torsten Schmitz

Torsten Schmitz (born August 26, 1964 in Crivitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) is a retired German boxer in the Light Middleweight division.

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Tracy Krohn

Tracy W. Krohn (born August 26, 1954 in Houston, Texas) is an entrepreneur and auto racing enthusiast who was a new addition to the 2006 Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest Americans, at #320.

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Triglav

Triglav (Terglau, Tricorno), with an elevation of, is the highest mountain in Slovenia and the highest peak of the Julian Alps.

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UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Ambassador to South Vietnam

After World War II, France attempted to regain control of Vietnam, which they had lost to Japan in 1941.

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United States Constitution

The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.

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United States Secretary of Homeland Security

The United States Secretary of Homeland Security is the head of the United States Department of Homeland Security, the body concerned with protecting the U.S. and the safety of U.S. citizens.

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Vangelis Moras

Evangelos "Vangelis" Moras (Βαγγέλης Μόρας; born 26 August 1981) is a Greek footballer who plays as a centre back for Greek Super League club AEL.

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Vic Dana

Vic Dana (born August 26, 1940, Buffalo, New York) is an American dancer and singer.

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Vice-President of Zambia

The Vice-President of Zambia is the second highest position in the executive branch of the Republic of Zambia.

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Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata

The Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata (Virreinato del Río de la Plata, also called Viceroyalty of the River Plate in some scholarly writings) was the last to be organized and also the shortest-lived of the Viceroyalties of the Spanish Empire in America.

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Vladislav Gussev

Vladislav Gussev (born 26 August 1986 in Tartu) is an Estonian professional footballer.

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W. W. E. Ross

William Wrightson Eustace Ross (June 14, 1894 – August 26, 1966) was a Canadian geophysicist and poet.

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Wallachia

Wallachia or Walachia (Țara Românească; archaic: Țeara Rumânească, Romanian Cyrillic alphabet: Цѣра Рȣмѫнѣскъ) is a historical and geographical region of Romania.

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Walter Bruno Henning

Walter Bruno Henning (August 26, 1908 – January 8, 1967) was a German scholar of Middle Iranian languages and literature, especially of the corpus discovered by the Turpan expeditions of the early 20th century.

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War of Dagestan

The War of Dagestan began when the Chechnya-based Islamic International Peacekeeping Brigade (IIPB), an Islamist group, led by warlords Shamil Basayev and Ibn al-Khattab, invaded the neighboring Russian republic of Dagestan, on 7 August 1999, in support of the Shura of Dagestan separatist rebels.

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War of the Sixth Coalition

In the War of the Sixth Coalition (March 1813 – May 1814), sometimes known in Germany as the War of Liberation, a coalition of Austria, Prussia, Russia, the United Kingdom, Portugal, Sweden, Spain and a number of German states finally defeated France and drove Napoleon into exile on Elba.

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Wayne Simmonds

Wayne Simmonds (born August 26, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player and alternate captain for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL).

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Will Shortz

Will Shortz (born August 26, 1952 in Crawfordsville, Indiana) is an American puzzle creator and editor, and crossword puzzle editor for The New York Times.

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William James

William James (January 11, 1842 – August 26, 1910) was an American philosopher and psychologist, and the first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States.

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William Joseph Behr

William Joseph Behr (26 August 1775 – 1 August 1851), German publicist and writer.

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Wolfgang Sawallisch

Wolfgang Sawallisch (26 August 1923 – 22 February 2013) was a German conductor and pianist.

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Women's Equality Day

Nancy Pelosi, Anna Eshoo, Barbara Lee and Jackie Speier on the 96th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, when women won the right to vote. Women's Equality Day is celebrated in the United States on August 26 to commemorate the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the United States Constitution, which prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex.

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Women's Strike for Equality

The Women’s Strike for Equality was a strike which took place in the United States on August 26, 1970.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yazid I

Yazīd ibn Mu‘āwiya (يزيد بن معاوية بن أبي سفيان.; 64711 November 683), commonly known as Yazid I, was the second caliph of the Umayyad caliphate (and the first one through inheritance).

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Yun Posun

Yun Posun (or; August 26, 1897 – July 18, 1990) was a Korean independence activist and politician, who served as President of South Korea from 1960 to 1962 before being replaced by the long-serving Park Chung-hee as a result of the May 16 coup in 1961.

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Zadok Malka

Zadok Malka is a former Israeli footballer.

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Zhou Ji

Zhou Ji (born August 26, 1946) is a Chinese politician.

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Zona Gale

Zona Gale (August 26, 1874 – December 27, 1938) was an American novelist, short story writer, and playwright.

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1071

Year 1071 (MLXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1214

Year 1214 (MCCXIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1278

Year 1278 (MCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1303

Year 1303 (MCCCIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1346

Year 1346 (MCCCXLVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1349

Year 1349 (MCCCIL) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1399

Year 1399 (MCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1444

Year 1444 (MCDXLIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1462

Year 1462 (MCDLXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1469

Year 1469 (MCDLXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1486

Year 1486 (MCDLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full Julian calendar for the year).

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1500

Year 1500 (MD) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1542

Year 1542 (MDXLII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1548

Year 1548 (MDXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1551

Year 1551 (MDLI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1572

Year 1572 (MDLXXII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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1582

Year 1582 (MDLXXXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar, and a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Proleptic Gregorian calendar.

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1595

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1596

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1666

This is the first year to be designated as an Annus mirabilis, in John Dryden's 1667 poem so titled, celebrating England's failure to be beaten either by the Dutch or by fire.

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1676

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1694

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1695

It was also a particularly cold and wet year.

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1714

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1723

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1728

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1736

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1740

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1743

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1748

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1751

In Britain and its colonies, 1751 only had 282 days due to the Calendar Act of 1750.

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1768

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1775

The American Revolution begins this year, with the first military engagement being the April 19 Battles of Lexington and Concord on the day after Paul Revere's now-epic ride.

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1778

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1785

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1789

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1791

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1792

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1797

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1810

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1813

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1814

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1819

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1826

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1850

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1854

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1856

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1862

This year was named by Mitchell Stephens as the greatest year to read newspapers.

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1865

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1873

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1874

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1875

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1878

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1880

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1882

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1883

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1883 eruption of Krakatoa

The 1883 eruption of Krakatoa in the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) began in the afternoon of Sunday, 26 August 1883 (with origins as early as May of that year), and peaked in the late morning of Monday, 27 August when over 70% of the island and its surrounding archipelago were destroyed as it collapsed into a caldera.

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1885

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1891

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1894

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1897

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1898

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1900

As of March 1 (O.S. February 17), when the Julian calendar acknowledged a leap day and the Gregorian calendar did not, the Julian calendar fell one day further behind, bringing the difference to 13 days until February 28 (O.S. February 15), 2100.

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1901

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1903

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1904

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1906

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1908

According to NASA reports, 1908 was the coldest recorded year since 1880.

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1909

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1910

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1911

A highlight was the race for the South Pole.

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1914

This year saw the beginning of what became known as World War I, after an heir to the Austrian throne was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist.

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1915

Below, the events of World War I have the "WWI" prefix.

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1918

This year is famous for the end of the First World War, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, as well as for the flu pandemic, that killed 50-100 million people worldwide.

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1919

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1920

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1921

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1922

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1923

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1924

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1925

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1926

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1928

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1929

This year marked the end of a period known in American history as the Roaring Twenties after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 ushered in a worldwide Great Depression.

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1930

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1931

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1932

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1934

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1935

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1936

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1937

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1938

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1939

This year also marks the start of the Second World War, the largest and deadliest conflict in human history.

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1940

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1941

Below, the events of World War II have the "WWII" acronym.

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1942

Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

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1943

Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

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1944

Below, events of World War II have the "WWII" prefix.

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1945

This year also marks the end of the Second World War, the deadliest conflict in human history.

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1946

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1947

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1949

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1951

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1952

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1953

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1954

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1955

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1956

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1957

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1958

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1959

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1960

It is also known as the "Year of Africa" because of major events—particularly the independence of seventeen African nations—that focused global attention on the continent and intensified feelings of Pan-Africanism.

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1961

As MAD Magazine pointed out on its cover for the March 1961 issue, this was the first "upside-up" year — i.e., one in which the numerals that form the year look the same as when the numerals are rotated upside down, a strobogrammatic number — since 1881.

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1962

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1963

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1964

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1965

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1966

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1967

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1968

This was the year of the Protests of 1968.

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1969

The year is associated with the first manned landing on the Moon (Apollo 11).

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1970

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1971

The world population increased by 2.1% this year, the highest increase in history.

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1972

Within the context of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) it was the longest year ever, as two leap seconds were added during this 366-day year, an event which has not since been repeated.

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1973

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1974

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1975

It was also declared the International Women's Year by the United Nations and the European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.

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1976

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1977

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1978

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1979

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1980

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1981

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1982

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1983

The year 1983 saw both the official beginning of the Internet and the first mobile cellular telephone call.

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1985

The year 1985 was designated as the International Youth Year by the United Nations.

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1986

The year 1986 was designated as the International Year of Peace by the United Nations.

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1987

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1988

In the 20th century, the year 1988 has the most Roman numeral digits (11).

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1989

1989 was a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe, starting in Poland and Hungary, with experiments in power sharing, coming to a head with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November, and the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia, embracing the overthrow of the communist dictatorship in Romania in December, and ending in December 1991 with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

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1990

Important events of 1990 include the Reunification of Germany and the unification of Yemen, the formal beginning of the Human Genome Project (finished in 2003), the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the separation of Namibia from South Africa, and the Baltic states declaring independence from the Soviet Union amidst Perestroika.

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1991

It was the year that is usually considered the final year of the Cold War that had begun in the late 1940s.

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1992

1992 was designated as.

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1993

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1995

This was the first year that the Internet was entirely privatized, with the United States government no longer providing public funding.

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1997

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1998

1998 was designated as the International Year of the Ocean.

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1999

1999 was designated as the International Year of Older Persons.

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2000

2000 was designated as.

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2001

2001 was designated as.

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2003

2003 was designated the.

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2004

2004 was designated as.

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2005

2005 was designated as.

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2006

2006 was designated as.

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2007

2007 was designated as.

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2009

2009 was designated as.

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2010

2010 was designated as.

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2011

2011 was designated as.

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2012

2012 was designated as.

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2013

2013 was designated as.

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2014

2014 was designated as.

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2015

2015 was designated as.

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2017

2017 was designated as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.

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526

Year 526 (DXXVI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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683

Year 683 (DCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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787

Year 787 (DCCLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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887

Year 887 (DCCCLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.

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26 August, 26/8, 26th August, 8/26, Aug 26, August 26, 1688, August 26th.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/August_26

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