March 26 in History
1885March 26, 1885:
Eastman Film Co. creates the first-ever commercial moving picture film.
1924March 26, 1924:
Bernard Shaw premieres the play titled "Saint Joan" in the city of London at the New Theatre. The play is produced by English actor and director Lewis Casson and features English actress Sybil Thorndike.
1937March 26, 1937:
William Henry Hastie begins work as first black-American federal judge in Virgin Islands.
1973March 26, 1973:
CBS premieres the award-winning television soap opera titled "The Young & the Restless".
- March 26, 1973:
English playwright and entertainer, Noël Coward, dies.
1990March 26, 1990:
Akira Kurosawa, renowned Japanese filmmaker, receives the “Lifetime Achievement” prize at the Academy Award.
1992March 26, 1992:
American boxer, Mike Tyson starts serving a 10-year-jail sentence after he was found guilty of raping Desiree Washington, a beauty pageant.
1994March 26, 1994:
Norwegian Bonnie Blair sets the new world record for the 500m women’s skating event after recording a time of 38.99sec.
2013March 26, 2013:
American singer, Ariana Grande, releases maiden single titled "The Way".
2018March 26, 2018:
Marvel Studio’s blockbuster, "The Black Panther", becomes America’s top-earning superhero movie after grossing a total of $630.9m.