Historical Events In August - 26
Thursday, 26 May 2022
1963 W I beat England 2-1 in series, 1st holders of Wisden Cricket Trophy on this day in history.
1963 On August - 26 larry Keating, actor (George Burns Show, Roger-Mr Ed), dies at 67
1964 On August - 26 lBJ nominated at Democratic convention in Atlantic City, NJ
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 August - 26.
1966 On this day in history art Baker, TV host (You Asked For It), dies at 67
1967 Beatles, Mick Jagger & Marienne Faithful meet Maharishi Mahesh Yogi on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history andres Sas, composer, dies at 67
1968 On this day in history kay Francis, actress (Charley's Aunt, Play Girl), dies of cancer at 65
1970 On August - 26 guitar guru Jimi Hendrix opens his Electric Ladyland recording studio in New York City.
1971 Dutch Queen Juliana & Prince Bernhard visit Indonesia on August - 26.
1971 On this day in history francesco Santoliquido, composer, dies at 88
1972 On this day in history opening ceremonies usher in the summer Olympics games in Munich, West Germany.
1972 Summer Olympics open in Munich, West Germany on this day in history.
1972 On August - 26 20th Olympic games open at Munich German FR
1972 Jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist, dies at 63 on August - 26.
1973 On August - 26 david Eisenhower last sports column
1973 On this day in history u of Tx (Arlington) is first accredited school to offer belly dancing
1973 David Eisenhower writes his last sports column on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history aviator Charles Lindbergh dies in Hawaii at age 72.
1974 On August - 26 soyuz 15 carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 3
1974 Charles Lindbergh, aviator, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1975 Cullen Landis, entertainer, dies at 80 on August - 26.
1976 Lotte (Krause-)Lehmann, German soprano (More than singing), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1977 HA Rey, author of popular constellation book, dies at 78 on this day in history.
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 Miliza Korjus, actress (Great Waltz), dies at 71 on August - 26.
1981 On this day in history space Shuttle vehicle moves to Launch Complex 39A for STS-2 mission
1981 On this day in history lee Hays, rocker, dies of a heart attack
1982 On this day in history nASA launches Telesat-F
1983 Mike Kellin, actor (Honestly Celeste), dies at 61 of cancer on this day in history.