Today in History: February 26
Events that you need to remember
1993: WORLD TRADE CENTER IS BOMBED
A truck bomb built by terrorists explodes in the parking garage of New York’s World Trade Center, killing six people and injuring more than 1,000 others.
1983: MICHAEL JACKSON’S “THRILLER” ALBUM GOES #1
Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” goes on to become No.1 on the US album chart.
1965: NORMAN BUTLER ARRESTED
Norman Butler is arrested for the murder of Malcom X
1952: WINSTON CHURCHILL ANNOUNCES BRITAIN HAS ITS OWN ATOMIC BOMB
Prime Minister Winston Churchill announces that Britain had developed its own atomic bomb.
1815: NAPOLEON ESCAPES FROM THE ISLAND OF ELBA
Napoleon Bonaparte escapes from exile on the Island of Elba and heads back to France in a bid to regain power.