February 26th is officially celebrated as Levi Strauss Day and Tell a Fairy Tale Day.
We made it to day 57 of the year and there’s 308 days left to go until we reach the new year.
By the end of today, we would’ve passed the first five million seconds of 2022.
Celebrate this day by checking out these past historic events that all happened February 26, including the beginning of an historical sport, advances in war and technology and so much more.
Did you know that on this day in 1983, Michael Jackson’s album “Thriller” hit number 1 on the Billboard Top LPs & Tapes chart? The album spent a record 37 weeks topping the charts.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about February 26th in history!
What Events Happened On February 26 In History?
Famous Quotes Said On February 26
Who said what today throughout history? Here are the most famous things people have said on February 26th.
“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.”
– Albert Einstein
Famous People Born On February 26
If today is your birthday, you have this in common with Johnny Cash. Find out more about what famous people were born on this day.
1932 Johnny Cash
- Died On:
- Sep 12, 2003 (Age 71)
- Born In:
- Arkansas, USA
South Korean Rapper
- 31 years old
- Born In:
- Seoul, South Korea
1982 Nate Ruess
- 40 years old
- Born In:
- Iowa, USA
1802 Victor Hugo
Special Holidays On February 26
Are you looking for something to do today? Well, here’s a few special days that might just give you some ideas.
Levi Strauss Day
Without a doubt, jeans are the most popular, versatile, and hard-working pants you can own. Today is Levi Strauss Day, so celebrate today by donning your favorite pair or even brave double denim with a jacket to pair.Read More
National Tell a Fairy Tale Day
Let your imagination run wild, if just for a day because it’s Tell a Fairy Tale Day today! Whether you tell someone else a story, read one, or listen to someone else telling one, it doesn’t really matter; just free your inner child today.
February 26 Birthday Facts, Zodiac & Birthstone
For those of you who were born on February 26, your zodiac sign is Pisces.
Pisces is represented by the symbol of the fish, which illustrates their free-flowing nature.
Anyone born in February has the Amethyst birthstone. Ancient Greeks believed that the Amethyst protected the person wearing it from drunkenness and helped keep the wearer sober-minded.
For those of you who were born on February 26, you were likely conceived the previous year on June 5.