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It happened on a… September 26

2017

The video game Fortnite: Battle Royale is released, eventually becoming one of the most popular games worldwide.

2010

TV Period drama “Downton Abbey” premieres in the UK created by Julian Fellowes, starring Hugh Bonnevillle and an ensemble cast

1988

Canada’s Ben Johnson stripped of his 100 Metre Olympic Gold Medal and world record following a positive drug test; forced by the lOC to return the medal and disqualified from the games.

1984

Britain & China initial agreement return Hong Kong to China in 1997

1982

“Knight Rider”, starring David Hasselhoff, debuts on NBC.

1969

The Beatles release “Abbey Road” album.

1965

Queen Elizabeth decorates the Beatles with Order of the British Empire.

1964

“Gilligan’s Island” premiered on CBS-TV. The show aired for the last time on September 4, 1967.

1960

The first televised debate between presidential candidates Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy took place in Chicago, IL.

1946

1st edition of Tintin (Kuifje), publishes until June 1993.

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