This Day in History on 26 October

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 October. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1890 – Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi, Indian journalist and politician (d. 1931)

1974 – Raveena Tandon, Indian actress, producer, and former model

Death/ Death Anniversary

1965 – Sylvia Likens, 16-year-old group torture/murder victim in Indianapolis (b. 1949)

1999 – Eknath Easwaran, Indian-American author and educator (b. 1910)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History