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 This day in History - December 26
359 Historic Events for December 26
1954

Ozzie Smith, Mobile AL, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)

Birth
1954

"The Shadow," airs for last time on radio

Event
1954

Cleveland Browns win NFL Championship, beating Detroit 56-10

Event
1955

RKO is 1st to announce sale of its film library to TV

Event
1955

Cleveland Browns win NFL Championship, beating LA 38-14

Event
1956

Holmes Herbert, actor (The Kiss), dies at 74

Death
1956

Gail Tatterson, WBL center (NY Stars)

Birth
1956

Karen Smith, WBL forward (NY Stars)

Birth
1957

Roger Sessions' 3rd Symphony premieres in London

Event
1957

Artur Malawski, composer, dies at 53

Death
1958

Harry Redman, composer, dies on 89th birthday

Death
1959

Lesley Tomlinson, Derbyshire England, cyclist (Olympics-96)

Birth
1960

Phila Eagles beat Green Bay Packers 17-13 in NFL championship game

Event
1960

Musical "Do re mi" with Phil Silvers premieres in NYC

Event
1960

"Do Re Mi" opens at St James Theater NYC for 400 performances

Event
1960

Eduard Ludwig, German architect (Hansa quarter, Berlin), dies at 54

Death
1961

Charlie Frank, cricketer (S Af Test centurion v Aust 1921-22), dies

Death
1961

Tahnee Welch, [La Tahn Renee Welch], San Diego CA, actress (Cocoon)

Birth
1961

Storm Davis, Dallas Texas, pitcher (KC Royals)

Birth
1963

"Gorgeous George" Wagner, wrestler, dies

Death
1963

"Double Dublin" opens at Little Theater NYC for 4 performances

Event
1963

US furnishes cereal to USSR

Event
1963

Beatles release "I Want To Hold Your Hand"/"I Saw Her Standing There"

Event
1963

Lars Ulrich, Danish/US heavy metal drummer (Metallica-Kill 'em All)

Birth
1964

Buffalo Bills beat San Diego Chargers 20-7 in AFL championship game

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