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Historical Events In August - 26

Saturday, 13 August 2022

1963  W I beat England 2-1 in series, 1st holders of Wisden Cricket Trophy on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  On this day in history larry Keating, actor (George Burns Show, Roger-Mr Ed), dies at 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1964  On this day in history lBJ nominated at Democratic convention in Atlantic City, NJ  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1964  Italians CP selects Luigi Longo as chairman on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On this day in history balt Orioles Roznovsky & B Powell are 4th to hit consecutive pinch HRs  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On this day in history art Baker, TV host (You Asked For It), dies at 67  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  Beatles, Mick Jagger & Marienne Faithful meet Maharishi Mahesh Yogi on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1967  Andres Sas, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  On August - 26 kay Francis, actress (Charley's Aunt, Play Girl), dies of cancer at 65  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  On this day in history guitar guru Jimi Hendrix opens his Electric Ladyland recording studio in New York City.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  Dutch Queen Juliana & Prince Bernhard visit Indonesia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  On August - 26 francesco Santoliquido, composer, dies at 88  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  Opening ceremonies usher in the summer Olympics games in Munich, West Germany on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  Summer Olympics open in Munich, West Germany on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  20th Olympic games open at Munich German FR on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On August - 26 jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist, dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  David Eisenhower last sports column on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  U of Tx (Arlington) is first accredited school to offer belly dancing on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On this day in history david Eisenhower writes his last sports column  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  On August - 26 aviator Charles Lindbergh dies in Hawaii at age 72.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  Soyuz 15 carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 3 on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  On August - 26 charles Lindbergh, aviator, dies at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  On this day in history cullen Landis, entertainer, dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  Lotte (Krause-)Lehmann, German soprano (More than singing), dies at 88 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  HA Rey, author of popular constellation book, dies at 78 on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  Cardinal Albino Luciani of Venice becomes Pope John Paul I on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  Soyuz 31 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 East German) to Salyut 6 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  On this day in history charles Boyer, actor (Gaslight, Rogues), dies at 78  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  On this day in history miliza Korjus, actress (Great Waltz), dies at 71  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  Space Shuttle vehicle moves to Launch Complex 39A for STS-2 mission on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  Lee Hays, rocker, dies of a heart attack on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  On this day in history nASA launches Telesat-F  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  Mike Kellin, actor (Honestly Celeste), dies at 61 of cancer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1469  On August - 26 birth of ferdinand II of Naples (d. 1496)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1540  On August - 26 birth of king Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1596  Frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1627  Thomas Bullis, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1676  On August - 26 birth of robert Walpole, (Whig) British PM (1721-42) [NS=Sept 5]  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1687  On August - 26 birth of willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1694  Elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755) was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1726  Karl Kohaut, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1278  On August - 26 ottokar II, King of Bohemia (1253-78), dies in battle  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1346  On this day in history jan de Blinde, King of Bohemia/count of Luxemburg, dies in battle  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1349  On this day in history death of thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1368  On this day in history engelbrecht van der Mark, prince-Bishop of Luik (1345-64), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1486  On August - 26 ernst I, ruler of Saxon (1464-86), dies at 45  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1518  Death of Giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1551  Death of Margareta Leijonhufvud, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1516) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1572  On this day in history death of petrus Ramus, French philosopher (b. 1515)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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