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 This day in History - January 26
425 Historic Events for January 26
1949

WHIO TV channel 7 in Dayton, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1950

Betsy van den Arend, Dutch [Betje], actress (Miss Hobbs), dies at 78

Death
1950

Jorg Haider, Austrian polical leader (Austrian Freedom Pary)

Birth
1950

David Strathairn, actor (LA Confidential, Eight Men Out)

Birth
1950

India becomes a republic ceaseing to be a British dominion

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1951

Mel Ott and Jimmie Foxx elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Event
1951

Walt Willey, Ottawa Ill, actor (Jackson Montgomery-All My Children)

Birth
1951

Andy Hummell, Memphis Tn, rock bassist (Big Star)

Birth
1951

David Briggs, rock guitarist (Little River Band-Help is on it's Way)

Birth
1951

Jarmila Kratochvilova, Czech, 400m/800m runner (Olympic-silver-1980)

Birth
1952

Mario Runco Jr, Bronx NY, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 44, 54, 77)

Birth
1952

Thomas Edward Henderson, SC, basketballer (Olympic-silver-1972)

Birth
1952

Louis van Deyssel, Dutch writer (Diary of Franc Rozelaar), dies at 87

Death
1953

Martinus Nijhoff, Dutch poet/translator (spelling), dies at 58

Death
1953

Andr‚e C van Es, Dutch MP (PSP)

Birth
1953

Bert Heerink, Amsterdam, rock vocalist

Birth
1953

Lucinda Williams, singer

Birth
1954

Ground breaking begins on Disneyland

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1954

Martin Dunn, British editor (Today)

Birth
1954

Carl J Eldh, Swedish sculptor, dies at 80

Death
1954

Kim Hughes, cricketer (brilliant Australian batsman 1977-84)

Birth
1955

Lucia Mendez, Mexico, spanish singer (Lucia es Luna Moreno)

Birth
1956

Porkkala military base returned to Finland by USSR

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1956

Buddy Holly's 1st formal recording session

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1956

7th Winter Olympic games open in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

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