Ajax Loader On This Day | 26 August

On this day:

1768: James Cook Sails off on HMS Endeavour to “discover” Australia

1966: Namibian War of Independence Begins

Born on this day:

1927: B. V. Doshi, Indian architect (Pritzker Prize 2018), born in Pune

1910: Mother Teresa (Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu), Albanian-born Indian nun and founder of Missionaries of Charity, Nobel Peace Prize winner 1979, born in Skopje, Ottoman Empire

Gone on this day:

2012: A K Hangal, Indian freedom fighter and Bollywood character actor

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