26th March

The events happened on 26th March are :

1979 : Signing of Israel-Egypt peace treaty : The historic peace accord between Israel and Egypt, agreed to by Menachem Begin and Anwar el-Sādāt and negotiated by U.S. President Jimmy Carter at Camp David, Maryland, in September 1978, was signed this day in 1979.

1992 : Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson was sentenced to six years in prison following a rape conviction in Indianapolis, Indiana.

1971 : Members of the Awami League set up a government-in-exile in Calcutta (Kolkata) and declared Bangladesh an independent state.

1930 : Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to become a U.S. Supreme Court justice, was born in El Paso, Texas.

1927 : The Mille Miglia, the famed automobile race across Italy, was inaugurated.

1885 : The first clash of the Riel Rebellion in Canada took place in Duck Lake, Saskatchewan.

1827 : Ludwig van Beethoven died of cirrhosis of the liver in Vienna.

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