August 26 in history

26/08/2009

On August 26:

1894 the second Maori King, Tukaroto Matutaera Potatau Te Wherowhero Tawhiao, died.

1898 US art collector Betty Guggenheim was born.

1910 Mother Teresa was born.

 

Mother Teresa of Calcutta
Agnesë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu

 

 1970 Betty Friedan led a women’s strike for equality.


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