This Day In History 26 March
On this day in 1160 Saladin was announced Emir of Egypt – Faud I of Egypt was born on the same date in 1868.
In 1971 Bangladesh, then known as East Pakistan declared its independence, sparking the Bangladesh Liberation War. The country holds its Independence and National Day to day to mark the event.
Finally, happy birthday to British actor Kiera Knightley.