A look at the highlights this day September 26:

1986  – Fashion designer Calvin Klein (43) weds socialite Kelly Rector in a civil ceremony in Italy

1999 – Actress-singer and former beauty queen Vanessa L Williams (36) weds Los Angeles Lakers’ basketball player Rick Fox (30) at Church of the Holy Trinity in New York

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2006 – Facebook was opened to everyone at least 13 years or older with a valid email address.

1969  – The Beatles last album, Abbey Road, is released.


1961 –  Nineteen-year-old Bob Dylan makes his New York singing debut at Gerde’s Folk City.

2014 – As the Ebola epidemic spreads, the World Health Organization (WHO) has requested Ebola vaccine doses from GlaxoSmithKline (Glaxo); the company offered the vaccine to WHO in March, but the offer was rejected because the vaccine had not been tested on humans.

2014 – Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, announce the birth of their first child, Charlotte, making grandparents of former U.S. presidential couple Bill and Hillary Clinton

1921 – Author of Jagua Nana, The Drummer Boy and The Passport of Mallam Llia Cyprian Ekwensi is born in Minna. He died November 4, 2007 in Enugu

1992 – A Nigerian Air Force C-130 crash – C-130H Hercules crashed three minutes after take-off from Lagos, Nigeria killing all 159 on board

2013 – Boko Haram Militants kill a pastor and two of his kids

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Love Note Day – Although it’s traditional, writing a note to your loved one is actually very sweet and romantic. Try it today and give a pleasant surprise.


There, eleven steps closer to knowing history.

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