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
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
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.