1552 – Guru Amardas became the third guru of the Sikhs.
1668 – England occupied Bombay.
1780 – British newspaper Brit Gadget and Sunday Monitor were published for the first time on Sunday.
1799 – French ruler Napoleon Bonaparte captured the Jaffa area of Palestine.
1812 – A tremendous earthquake in Venezuela’s largest city, Caracas, destroyed 90 percent of the city and nearly 20,000 people died.
1845 – A patent was granted to the adhesive medicated plaster.
1871 – Paris Commune was founded in the capital of France.
1917 – Britain wins in Gaza war between British and Turks
1934 – Driver tests started in the UK.
1943 – Elsie S Otte gets the U.S. Air Force Medal and she became the first woman to get the medal
1953 – Dr. Jonas Salk announced new vaccine to prevent polio.
1971 – Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declared East Pakistan as an independent country in Bangladesh On March 26, Bangladesh celebrates Independence Day.
1972 – Indian President VV Giri inaugurates the first International Sanskrit Conference.
1973 – The London Stock Exchange began recruiting women for the first time breaking their 200-year history.
1974 – A group of 27 women under the leadership of Gaura Devi in Lata Gaon, Hanwal Valley, Garhwal Himalaya, formed a circle around trees to save the trees, and through this effort they started the Chipko movement in India.
1979 – Israel and Egypt join hands on the peace accord for the cease-fire for 30 years. This agreement was made by the United States.
1992 – Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for rape charges.
1995 – Ending the internal border control between the seven countries of the 15-member European Union.
1998 – China successfully set two satellites of the American Iridium network into Earth’s orbit.
1999 – D. Africa’s President Nelson Mandela announced the dissolution of the country’s first democratic parliament.
2001 – 58 students die in hostel in Kenya
2003 – Pakistan has 200 km Trial of the nuclear missile ‘Abdali’ that killed the distance.
2006 – Closing of 18th Commonwealth Games in Melbourne
2008 – Jagmohan Dalmiya, former Chairman of the Board, was arrested in connection with the fraud of Rs 2.90 crore in the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
2008 – Tata Motors acquires American company ‘Jaguar’ and ‘Land Rover’.
2008 – Yusuf Raza Gilani sworn in as Pakistan’s 25th Prime Minister
2008 – India and Pakistan start talks at the Ministry of External Affairs to release each other’s war prisoners.
Born on 26th March
1893 – Dhirendra Nath Ganguly, famous actor and director of Bengali cinema
1907 – Mahadevi Verma – One of the four main pillars of the shadowy era in Hindi, famous poetess and Hindi literature, was born in Farrukhabad.
1912 – Vimal Prasad Chalihah – freedom fighter, politician and Chief Minister of Assam.
2014 – Tawi Roivas becomes the Prime Minister of Estonia.