This Day in History on 26 August

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 26 August. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1891 – Acharya Chatursen Shastri, Indian author and playwright (d. 1960)

1910 – Mother Teresa, Macedonian-Indian nun, missionary, Catholic saint, and Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1997)

1928 – Om Prakash Munjal, Indian businessman and philanthropist, co-founded Hero Cycles (d. 2015)

Death/ Death Anniversary

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History