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 This day in History - October 26
363 Historic Events for October 26
1913

Stuart J[ames] Byrne, US, sci-fi author (Star Man, God Man)

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1914

Dylan Thomas, Swansea South Wales, poet

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1914

Jackie Coogan, LA Calif, actor (Uncle Fester-Addams Family)

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1915

Golfredo Corradetti, conductor

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1916

Fran‡ois Mitterand, Jarnac France, President of France (1981-95)

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1916

Margaret Sanger arrested for obscenity (advocating birth control)

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1917

Petrograd Soviet accepts establishment of Military

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1917

Mario Biaggi, (Rep-D-NY, 1969-90)

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1917

Felix the Cat, cartoon character

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1918

Soldier revolt at Harskamp Veluwe

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1919

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Aryamehr, Shah of Iran (1941-79)

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1919

President Wilson's veto of Prohibition Enforcement Bill is overridden

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1919

Edward W Brooke, 1st black senator in over 80 yrs (Sen-R-Mass)

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1919

Elgars "Cello concerto on 85" premieres in Queen's Hall London

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1919

B C Hilliams musical "Buddies," premieres in NYC

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1920

T C Jones, PA, female impersonator

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1921

George Houston, land economist

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1921

Solomon Porter Hood named minister to Liberia

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1922

Italian govt resigns under pressure from fascists and Benito Mussolini

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1923

Dutch 2nd Chamber rejects Fleet laws (50-49 vote)

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1923

Govt-Ruijs de Beerenbrouck resigns

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1924

Tom F Lewis, (Rep-R-Florida, 1983- )

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1925

Jan Wolkers, Dutch sculptor/novelist (Brief American)

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1926

Arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC

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1926

Yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut

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