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Historical Events In August - 26

Monday, 26 July 2021

1963  On this day in history w I beat England 2-1 in series, 1st holders of Wisden Cricket Trophy  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 August - 26 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 August - 26 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 August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  Kay Francis, actress (Charley's Aunt, Play Girl), dies of cancer at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  Guitar guru Jimi Hendrix opens his Electric Ladyland recording studio in New York City on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1972  On August - 26 20th Olympic games open at Munich German FR  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  Jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist, dies at 63 on this day in history.  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  On August - 26 u of Tx (Arlington) is first accredited school to offer belly dancing  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1974  On this day in history 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  Cullen Landis, entertainer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  On August - 26 cardinal Albino Luciani of Venice becomes Pope John Paul I  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  On August - 26 soyuz 31 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 East German) to Salyut 6  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  On August - 26 charles Boyer, actor (Gaslight, Rogues), dies at 78  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  Miliza Korjus, actress (Great Waltz), dies at 71 on this day in history.  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  NASA launches Telesat-F on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  On August - 26 mike Kellin, actor (Honestly Celeste), dies at 61 of cancer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1469  On this day in history birth of ferdinand II of Naples (d. 1496)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1540  King Magnus of Livonia (d. 1583) was born on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

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

1694  On this day in history birth of elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1726  On August - 26 birth of karl Kohaut, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In August - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

1346  Jan de Blinde, King of Bohemia/count of Luxemburg, dies in battle on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1349  Death of Thomas Bradwardine, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1368  On August - 26 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  On August - 26 death of giberto X, Italian mister of Correggio/husband of Veronica Gambara  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1551  Death of Margareta Leijonhufvud, queen of Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1516) on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1572  Death of Petrus Ramus, French philosopher (b. 1515) on August - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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