This was 57th day of the year and 308 days remained in the year.
February 26 in History
Grand Canyon National Park was established.
RADAR (Radio Detection and Ranging) was first demonstrated by Robert Watson-Watt.
A bomb exploded at the World Trade Center in New York. The blast killed six people and injured more than 1,000.
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