Dec.26, Marie Curie and her husband Pierre Curie discover Radioactivity

1898 – Marie Curie and her husband Pierre Curie discover Radioactivity.

1957 – Afro-Asian conference opens in Cairo.

2003 – A destructive earthquake hit Qom in Iran, leaves a big number of people dead.

2004 – More than 230,000 people, mostly in southern Asia, were killed by a tsunami triggered by a 9.1-magnitude earthquake beneath the Indian Ocean.

Born Today:

1893 – Chinese communist leader Mao Zedong was born in Hunan province.

Passed away:

1972 – Harry S. Truman, the 33rd president of the United States, died at age 88.

1974 – Syrian renowned singer Farid al-Atrash.

2006 – Gerald R. Ford, the 38th president of the United States.


Check Also

Sept. 12th, Hong Kong Disneyland opened

Damascus, SANA- Today in History Sept.12th: 1683- The failure of the last attempts of the …