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20. Mar 2018 at 20:01 Global On this day

26 March

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In 1707 England and Scotland became one country.

In 1827 in Vienna German composer Ludwig van Beethoven dies. He was almost completely deaf from the year 1818.

In 1871 the Paris Commune was also officially founded.

In 1911 dramatist and poet Thomas Lanier Tennessee Williams is born. His is renowned for his plays A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

In 1954 in the USA open heart surgery is carried out for the first time.

In 1995 the Schengen Agreement comes into force.

In 1999 in Michigan the jury finds Dr. Jack Kevorkian guilty of second degree murder, because he prescribed lethal injections for the terminally ill.

In 2000 Vladimir Putin wins the presidential election in Russia.

MUSIC HISTORY

1969 - Marvin Gaye is No. 1 on the British singles chart with 'I Heard It through the Grapevine'.

1988 - Aswad is No. 1 on the British singles chart with 'Don't Turn Around'.

1988 - Michael Jackson is No. 1 on the American singles chart with 'Man In The Mirror'.

2000 - Santana is at No. 1 on the UK album chart with 'Supernatural' (Smooth, Maria Maria, Corazon espinado).

BORN ON THIS DAY

1917 - Rufus Thomas (1963 ‘Walking The Dog’).

1944 - Diana Ross, also singer with The Supremes (1986 'Chain Reaction').

1948 - Steven Tyler, singer in the group Aerosmith (1989 'Love In An Elevator').

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NA DANAŠANJI DAN

Leta 1707 sta Anglija in Škotska postali ena država.

Leta 1827 je na Dunaju umrl nemški skladatelj Ludwig van Beethoven. Od leta 1818 je bil skoraj popolnoma gluh.

Leta 1871 je bila v Parizu ustanovljena pariška komuna.

Leta 1911 se je rodil dramatik in pesnik Thomas Lanier Tennessee Williams. Uveljavil se je s Tramvajem poželenja in Mačko na vroči pločevinasti strehi.

Leta 1954 so v ZDA izvedli prvo operacijo na odprtem srcu.

Leta 1995 je začel veljati schengenski sporazum.

Leta 1999 so v Michiganu obsodili dr. Jacka Kevorkiana umora, ker je predpisal smrtno injekcijo neozdravljivo bolnemu človeku.

Leta 2000 je na predsedniških volitvah v Rusiji zmagal Vladimir Putin.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1969 - Marvin Gaye je na 1. mestu britanske lestvice singlov z 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine'.

1988 - Aswad so na 1. mestu britanske lestvice singlov z 'Don't Turn Around. '

1988 - Michael Jackson je na vrhu ameriške lestvice singlov z 'Man In The Mirror'.

2000 - Santana je na vrhu britanske lestvice z albumom 'Supernatural', na katerem so tudi Smooth, Maria Maria in Corazon espinado.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1917 - Rufus Thomas (1963 ‘Walking The Dog’).

1944 - Diana Ross, tudi pevka v The Supremes (1986 'Chain Reaction').

1948 - Steven Tyler, pevec v Aerosmith (1989 'Love In An Elevator').

Vesna Danilovič Novak