Sanskrit Language Day (Sanskrit Diwas). Shravan Purnima.
What Happened Today 26 August In Indian History , Today In Indian History
26 - August - 1303
Alauddin Khilji captured Chittorhgarh after defeating Rana Bhim Singh. Before the capture, Padmini, the beautiful queen along with several hundred females, had sacrificed herself in fire (Jouhar Pratha). This whole battle was fought due to Padmini.
26 - August - 1852
Bombay Association was established.
26 - August - 1874
Ishwar Sharan Munshi, politician and philosopher, was born.