February 26th-This Day In History

February 26 is the 57th day of the year. There are 308 days remaining until the end of the year This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Wednesday or Thursday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Saturday (56).

+ 1815 – Napoleon Bonaparte escapes from Elba.

+ 1919 – President Woodrow Wilson signs an act of Congress establishing the Grand Canyon National Park.

+ 1929 – President Calvin Coolidge signs an executive order establishing the 96,000 acre Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.

+ 1966 – Apollo program: Launch of AS-201, the first flight of the Saturn IB rocket

( Births )

+ 1829 – Levi Strauss, German-American fashion designer, founded Levi Strauss & Co. (d. 1902)

+ 1846 – Buffalo Bill, American soldier and hunter (d. 1917)

+ 1852 – John Harvey Kellogg, American surgeon, co-created Corn flakes (d. 1943)

+ 1866 – Herbert Henry Dow, Canadian-American businessman, founded the Dow Chemical Company (d. 1930)

+ 1916 – Jackie Gleason, American actor and singer (d. 1987)

+ 1920 – Tony Randall, American actor, director, and producer (d. 2004)

+ 1928 – Fats Domino, American singer-songwriter and pianist (d. 2017)

+ 1932 – Johnny Cash, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor (d. 2003)

+ 1953 – Michael Bolton, American singer-songwriter and actor

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