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 This day in History - January 26
425 Historic Events for January 26
1956

Hank Greenberg and Joe Cronin are elected to Hall of Fame

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1956

Lisa Boray, [Schulte Nordholt], Dutch singer (Lovers Until the End)

Birth
1956

Simon Howard, English large landowner (Castle Howard)

Birth
1957

Ashok Malhotra, cricketer (Indian batsman in 7 Tests 1982-84)

Birth
1957

Bernanos and Poulenc's opera "Dialogue des Carmelites," premieres

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1957

India annexes Kashmir

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1957

Joseph F Cairnes succeeds Lou Perini as Pres of Milwaukee Braves

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1957

Dutch PSP, Pacifist Socialistic Party, forms

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1957

Eddie Van Halen, Nijmegan Neth, rock guitarist (Van Halen-Jump, 1984)

Birth
1957

Shivlal Yadav, cricketer (Indian off-spinner 102 Test wickets 1979-87)

Birth
1958

Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Lake Worth Open Golf Invitational

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1958

Jack Smith takes over for Art Baker as TV host of "You Asked for It"

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1958

Dave Rummells, Cedar Rapids IA, Nike golfer (1993 Buick-2nd)

Birth
1958

Anita Baker, Toledo Oh, singer (Giving You the Best That I Got)

Birth
1958

Norman Lamont Hassan, British reggae musician (UB40-Red Red Wine)

Birth
1958

B James Lowry, rocker (Boys Band)

Birth
1958

Ellen DeGeneres, New Orleans LA, comediene (Ellen Morgan-Ellen)

Birth
1958

H Laskow replaces Moshe Dayan on as Israeli minister of Defense

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1959

KOKH TV channel 25 in Oklahoma City, OK (IND/PBS) begins broadcasting

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1959

Italy govt of Fanfani resigns

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1960

Gary Plummer, NFL linebacker (San Diego Chargers, SF 49ers)

Birth
1960

Jeanette Bolden, LA Calif, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1984)

Birth
1960

Pete Rozelle elected NFL commissioner on 23rd ballot

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1960

Oakland enters AFL

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1960

High-school basketball sensation Danny Heater scores 135 points

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