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 This day in History - October 26
363 Historic Events for October 26
1956

UN's International Atomic Energy Agency statute approved

Event
1957

USSR fires defense minister, Marshal Georgi Zhukov

Event
1957

N Kazantzakis, writer, dies

Death
1957

Vatican Radio begins broadcasting

Event
1958

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1958

PanAm flies 1st transatlantic jet trip-NY to Paris

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1960

Brian Hansen, NFL punter (NY Jets)

Birth
1960

AL approves Washington Senators move to become Minnesota Twins and announces franchises in LA and Wash DC for 1961

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1961

Milan Stojadinovic, premier of Yugoslavia (1935-39), dies at 73

Death
1961

Edgar Mayne, cricketer (4 Tests for Australia around WWI), dies

Death
1961

1st Saturn launch vehicle made a flight test

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1961

Mark Bucek, Winter Pak FL, Nike golfer (1994 Gary Player Tour)

Birth
1962

Beatles tape "Please Please Me" and "Ask Me Why"

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1962

JFK warns Russia US will not allow Soviet missiles to remain in Cuba

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1962

Nikita Khrushchev sends note to JFK offering to withdraw his missiles from Cuba if US closed its bases in Turkey offer is rejected

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1962

Roger Kingdom, Vienna Ga, 110m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1984, 88)

Birth
1962

US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island

Event
1962

Louise Beavers, actress (Beulah-Beulah), dies at 64

Death
1962

Hattie McDaniel actress (Gone With the Wind), dies at 67

Death
1962

Carey Elwes, London England, actor (Glory, Princess Bride)

Birth
1962

Dylan McDermott, Waterbury CT, actor (Jersey Girl, Steel Magnolias)

Birth
1963

Tony Casillas, NFL defensive tackle (NY Jets, Dallas Cowboys)

Birth
1963

US performs underground nuclear test at Fallon Nevada

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1963

Kerri Lynne Rosenberg, Burlington Ia, Miss Iowa-America (1991-top 10)

Birth
1963

Natalie Merchant, US singer/songwriter (10,000 Maniacs)

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