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The 1883 eruption of Krakatoa
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0eUuKM47JY
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t49228808/1883-eruption-of-krakatoa/

The ascent of Triglav was achieved on 26 August 1778
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t50563452/triglav/



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The Battle of Crécy (occasionally written the Battle of Cressy in English) took place on 26 August 1346
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44646400/the-battle-of-crcy/

The traditional date for Julius Caesar's invasion of Great Britain in 55BC (really on the 22-23rd August).
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t47198023/julius-caesar/



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The Ankara University Observatory was officially inaugurated on August 26, 1963 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ankara_University_Observatory

James Cook departed from Plymouth on 26 August 1768
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_voyage_of_James_Cook#Voyage_of_discovery



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Voyager 2 Saturn encounter on August 26, 1981
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1GDhWQbHfQ

Soyuz 15 (Russian: Union 15) was launched on the 26th August 1974
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyuz_15

Soyuz 31 was launched on the 26th August 1974
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyuz_31

The Monitor-E Earth observing satellite was launched August 26, 2005
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monitor-E

Sigmund Werner Paul Jähn became the first German to fly in space on board Soyuz 31 (launched 26 August 1978)
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t50563500/sigmund-jhn/



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Joseph Henry Engle (born August 26, 1932) is a former NASA astronaut.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Henry_Engle

John Elmer Blaha (born August 26, 1942) is a retired United States Air Force colonel and a former NASA astronaut.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Elmer_Blaha

Kathryn Patricia Hire (born August 26, 1959 in Mobile, Alabama) is a NASA astronaut
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathryn_P._Hire

Joseph-Michel Montgolfier (26 August 1740 - 26 June 1810) and Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier (6 January 1745 - 2 August 1799) were the inventors of the Montgolfière-style hot air balloon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montgolfier_brothers

Maxime Allen Faget (August 26, 1921 - October 9, 2004) was the designer of the Mercury capsule
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maxime_Faget

Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier (26 August 1743 - 8 May 1794) was a French nobleman prominent in the histories of chemistry and biology.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t42726205/antoine-laurent-de-lavoisier-1743-1794/

Edward Witten (born August 26, 1951) is an American theoretical physicist 
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44646387/edward-witten/

James Franck (26 August 1882 - 21 May 1964) was a German Jewish physicist and Nobel laureate.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Franck

Johann Heinrich Lambert (August 26, 1728 - September 25, 1777) was a Swiss mathematician, physicist and astronomer.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44646348/johann-heinrich-lambert-1728-1777/

Edmund Weiss (August 26, 1837 - June 21, 1917) was an Austria n astronomer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Weiss



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NGC 6656 was discovered by German amateur astronomer Johann Abraham Ihle on the 26th August 1665 
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t3363424/m22/

NGC 7003 was discovered by German astronomer Heinrich Louis d'Arrest on the 26th August 1864.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58403016/ngc-7003/

NGC 7547 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 26th August 1827. 
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58403008/ngc-7547/



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Meteorites

No historical meteorite falls today



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