Historical Events In August - 26
Monday, 30 November 2020
1963 On this day in history w I beat England 2-1 in series, 1st holders of Wisden Cricket Trophy
1963 Larry Keating, actor (George Burns Show, Roger-Mr Ed), dies at 67 on August - 26.
1964 LBJ nominated at Democratic convention in Atlantic City, NJ on August - 26.
1964 Italians CP selects Luigi Longo as chairman on August - 26.
1966 Balt Orioles Roznovsky & B Powell are 4th to hit consecutive pinch HRs on this day in history.
1966 On August - 26 art Baker, TV host (You Asked For It), dies at 67
1967 Beatles, Mick Jagger & Marienne Faithful meet Maharishi Mahesh Yogi on August - 26.
1967 Andres Sas, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1968 Kay Francis, actress (Charley's Aunt, Play Girl), dies of cancer at 65 on this day in history.
1970 Guitar guru Jimi Hendrix opens his Electric Ladyland recording studio in New York City on August - 26.
1971 On August - 26 dutch Queen Juliana & Prince Bernhard visit Indonesia
1971 Francesco Santoliquido, composer, dies at 88 on this day in history.
1972 On August - 26 opening ceremonies usher in the summer Olympics games in Munich, West Germany.
1972 On August - 26 summer Olympics open in Munich, West Germany
1972 On August - 26 20th Olympic games open at Munich German FR
1972 On this day in history jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist, dies at 63
1973 On August - 26 david Eisenhower last sports column
1973 U of Tx (Arlington) is first accredited school to offer belly dancing on this day in history.
1973 David Eisenhower writes his last sports column on this day in history.
1974 Aviator Charles Lindbergh dies in Hawaii at age 72 on August - 26.
1974 On this day in history soyuz 15 carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 3
1974 On August - 26 charles Lindbergh, aviator, dies at 72
1975 Cullen Landis, entertainer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1976 Lotte (Krause-)Lehmann, German soprano (More than singing), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1977 On August - 26 hA Rey, author of popular constellation book, dies at 78
1978 On August - 26 cardinal Albino Luciani of Venice becomes Pope John Paul I
1978 John Paul I (formerly Cardinal Albino Luciani of Venice) is elected Pope of the Roman Catholic church, following the death of Paul VI on August - 26.
1978 Soyuz 31 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 East German) to Salyut 6 on August - 26.
1978 Charles Boyer, actor (Gaslight, Rogues), dies at 78 on August - 26.
1980 On August - 26 miliza Korjus, actress (Great Waltz), dies at 71
1981 Space Shuttle vehicle moves to Launch Complex 39A for STS-2 mission on this day in history.
1981 On August - 26 lee Hays, rocker, dies of a heart attack
1982 NASA launches Telesat-F on this day in history.
1983 On this day in history mike Kellin, actor (Honestly Celeste), dies at 61 of cancer