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 This day in History - January 26
425 Historic Events for January 26
1914

Vatican puts Belgian Nobel winner Maeterlinck's works in their index

Event
1915

William Hopper, NYC, actor (Paul Drake-Perry Mason)

Birth
1915

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colo established

Event
1916

Lothar Jensch, composer

Birth
1918

Nicolae Ceausescu, Romanian president (1967-90)

Birth
1918

Pres Hoover calls for "wheatless" and "meatless" days for war effort

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1919

K C Ibrahim, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests India v WI 1948-49)

Birth
1920

Amadeo Modigliani's mistress jumps out of a window

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1920

John Logan Gorlay, journalist

Birth
1920

Derek Bond, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Nicholas Nickelby)

Birth
1920

Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered

Death
1921

Soccer team GVAV of Groningen Neth forms

Event
1921

Toronto St Pat Corb Denneny scores 6 goals vs Hamilton Tigers

Event
1921

Frantisek Chaun, composer

Birth
1921

Akio Morita, Kasugaya Japan, CEO (Sony)

Birth
1921

Johannes Driessler, composer

Birth
1922

Luigi Denza, composer, dies at 75

Death
1922

Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Pastoral Symphony," premieres in London

Event
1922

Michael Bentine, England, author/comedian (Reluctant Jester)

Birth
1923

Anne Jeffreys, NC, actress (Dick Tracy, Topper, General Hospital)

Birth
1924

Charles Jewtraw, US 500m skater, takes 1st Winter Olympics gold medal

Event
1924

Warren Frank Benson, composer

Birth
1925

Paul Newman, Cleve, racer/popcorn mogul/actor (Hud, Hombre, Hustler)

Birth
1925

Desmond Cassidi, British admiral

Birth
1925

David Jenkins, Bishop (Durham)

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