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 This day in History - January 26
425 Historic Events for January 26
1960

Danny Heater scores 135 pts in basketball game (Boys' HS)

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1961

1st woman "personal physician to president"-JG Travell

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1961

"Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley peaks to #1

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1961

Morris Nichols, cricketer (41 wkts in 14 Tests for Eng 1930-39), dies

Death
1961

Wayne Gretzky, Brantford Ont, NHL great scorer (Oiler, King, Rangers)

Birth
1962

David Diamond's 7th Symphony, premieres in Philadelphia

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1962

Canadian Marine Service renamed Coast Guard

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1962

Bishop Burke of Buffalo Catholic dioceses declares Chubby Checker's

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1962

Charles "Lucky" Luciano, NYC Mafia gangster, dies at 65

Death
1962

Tim May, cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1987-95)

Birth
1962

Tom Keifer, rock guitarist/vocalist (Cinderella-Heartbreak Station)

Birth
1962

Fran Lhotka, composer, dies at 78

Death
1962

"Twist" is impure and bans it from all Catholic schools

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1962

US launches Ranger 3, misses Moon by 22,000-mi (37,000-km)

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1962

Roshan Guneratne, cricketer (wicketless in only Test SL v Aust 1983)

Birth
1963

"Milk and Honey" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 543 perfs

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1963

Major League Rules Committee votes to expand strike zone

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1963

John Sigvard Olsen, comedian (Olsen and Johnson), dies at 70

Death
1963

Andrew Ridgeley, England, rock guitarist (Wham-Wake Me Up)

Birth
1963

Simon O'Donnell, cricketer (Deniliquin NSW ODI all-rounder 1985-90)

Birth
1963

Jazzie B, [Beresford Romeo], English rapper (Soul II Soul-Feel Free)

Birth
1965

Tim McDonald, safety (San Francisco 49ers)

Birth
1965

Allison Hossack, Manitoba, actress (Olivia-Another World)

Birth
1965

Ali Mansoer, premier of Persia, murdered

Death
1965

South Vietnam milt coup under general Nguyen Khanh

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