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 This day in History - October 26
363 Historic Events for October 26
1940

Mario Orosco, 1st victim of NYC's Zodiac killer (survives)

Birth
1941

Harald Nielsen, Denmark, soccer player (Olympic-silver-1960)

Birth
1941

US savings bonds go on sale

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1941

2nd meeting partisans Tito and Draza Mihailovic in Yugoslavia

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1942

2nd day of Battle of Henderson Field, Guadalcanal

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1942

4th day in battle at El Alamein: Australian breakthrough

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1942

Dietmar Polaczek, composer

Birth
1942

Battle of Santa Cruz: USS SD shoots down a record 32 enemy planes

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1942

John P "Jannie" Roux, South African sect to pres (Botha/De Klerk)

Birth
1942

Bob Hoskins, Suffolk England, actor (Brazil, Who Killed Roger Rabbit?)

Birth
1944

Ries [M] Smits, economist/Dutch MP (CDA)

Birth
1944

Mike Piano, rocker (Sandpipers)

Birth
1945

Pat Conroy, American writer (Great Santini, Prince of Tides)

Birth
1946

Pat Sajak, Chicago, TV host (Wheel of Fortune, Pat Sajak Show)

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1946

Maureen Anderman, actress (Once Upon a Family, Rupture Fatale)

Birth
1946

Keith Hopwood, rock guitarist (Herman's Hermits)

Birth
1946

Ivan Reitman, director/producer (Private Parts, Ghostbusters, Dave)

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1947

Jaclyn Smith, Houston Tx, actress (Kelly-Charlie's Angel, Nightkill)

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1947

Hillary Rodham Clnton, Chicago, lawyer/1st lady (1993-2001)

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1947

Maharajah of Jammu and Kashmir accedes to India

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1948

Marshall Colt, New Orleans La, actor (Eric-Lottery)

Birth
1949

Pres Truman increases minimum wage from 40› to 75›

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1949

Kevin Sullivan, wrestler (WCW/ECW/SMW/NWA/Georgia/CWFI)

Birth
1950

Chuck Foreman, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings)

Birth
1950

T E Srinivasan, cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1981)

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