On This Day in History - August 26
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|What Happened On This Day In History - August 26|
0580 August 26
Chinese invents toilet paper
1920 August 26
Women in the United States were given the right to vote.
1973 August 26
10-year-old Mary Boitano is 1st woman to win 6.8-mile Dipsea Race in Marin County, California, beating a field of 1,500 runners
1982 August 26
NASA launches Telesat-F
1994 August 26
The first battery operated heart was implanted inside a male patient in Britain. The man, however, died from kidney failure nine months after the operation.