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Historical Events In August - 26

Friday, 10 July 2020

1963  On this day in history w I beat England 2-1 in series, 1st holders of Wisden Cricket Trophy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Larry Keating, actor (George Burns Show, Roger-Mr Ed), dies at 67 on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1966  Art Baker, TV host (You Asked For It), dies at 67 on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1967  On this day in history andres Sas, composer, dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1970  Guitar guru Jimi Hendrix opens his Electric Ladyland recording studio in New York City on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1971  On August - 26 dutch Queen Juliana & Prince Bernhard visit Indonesia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  Francesco Santoliquido, composer, dies at 88 on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On this day in history opening ceremonies usher in the summer Olympics games in Munich, West Germany.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On August - 26 summer Olympics open in Munich, West Germany  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1972  On this day in history jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On August - 26 david Eisenhower last sports column  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On August - 26 u of Tx (Arlington) is first accredited school to offer belly dancing  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  David Eisenhower writes his last sports column on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Aviator Charles Lindbergh dies in Hawaii at age 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Soyuz 15 carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 3 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On August - 26 charles Lindbergh, aviator, dies at 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Cullen Landis, entertainer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Lotte (Krause-)Lehmann, German soprano (More than singing), dies at 88 on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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 Whatsapp

1978  On August - 26 soyuz 31 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 East German) to Salyut 6  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Charles Boyer, actor (Gaslight, Rogues), dies at 78 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1981  Lee Hays, rocker, dies of a heart attack on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On August - 26 nASA launches Telesat-F  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On this day in history mike Kellin, actor (Honestly Celeste), dies at 61 of cancer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1469  Ferdinand II of Naples (d. 1496) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1596  On August - 26 birth of frederik V, king of Bohemia (White Mountain)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1627  Thomas Bullis, composer was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1676  On this day in history birth of robert Walpole, (Whig) British PM (1721-42) [NS=Sept 5]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1687  Willem the Fesch, Dutch violinist/composer (Joseph) was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1726  On this day in history birth of karl Kohaut, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1278  Ottokar II, King of Bohemia (1253-78), dies in battle on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1349  On August - 26 death of thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1368  Engelbrecht van der Mark, prince-Bishop of Luik (1345-64), dies on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1518  Death of Giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara on August - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1551  On August - 26 death of margareta Leijonhufvud, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1516)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1572  Death of Petrus Ramus, French philosopher (b. 1515) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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