This Day In History: 03/26/1979 - Israel-Egyptian Peace - HISTORY

This Day In History: 03/26/1979 - Israel-Egyptian Peace

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On this day a peace treaty was signed that ended three decades of war between Egypt and Israel. Egyptian President Anwar el-Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin signed the treaty, and both won a Nobel Peace Prize. Robert Frost the famous American poet was born in San Francisco on this day, and Vladimir Putin was elected the president of Russia. Also, Jonas Salk announced that he had successfully tested a vaccine against Polio.

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