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 This day in History - February 26
413 Historic Events for February 26
1962

Arthur Kopit's "Oh, Dad, Poor Dad . . .," premieres in NYC

Event
1962

Sheila Cornell, Encino Fla, softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96)

Birth
1962

Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Phila Warriors scores 67 points vs NY

Event
1962

US Supreme court disallows race separation on public transportation

Event
1963

Artturi A Leinonen, Fin journalist/politician (Prophet), dies at 74

Death
1965

Alison Armitage, London England, actress (Acapulco HEAT)

Birth
1965

Brittany York, London England, playmate (Oct, 1990)

Birth
1965

Dutch Govt of Marijnen falls

Event
1965

Matt Jackson, Birmingham Mich, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Payless)

Birth
1965

West Germany ceases military aid to Tanzania

Event
1965

Jimmie Lee Jackson, civil rights activist, dies of injuries

Death
1965

Donald Narcisse, CFL receiver (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

Birth
1966

Jennifer Grant, actress (Celeste-Beverly Hills 90210)

Birth
1966

Wesley Walls, NFL tight end (Carolina Panthers, SF 49ers, NO Saints)

Birth
1966

KBIM TV channel 10 in Roswell, NM (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1966

Minerva Urecal, actress (Peter Gunn, Adv of Tugboat Annie), dies at 71

Death
1967

Verne Gagne beats Mad Dog Vachon in St Paul, to become NWA champ

Event
1967

Roman Fortin, NFL center (Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1967

Harry McNaughton, comedian (It Pays to be Ignorant), dies at 70

Death
1967

David Howard, Sarasota FL, infielder (KC Royals)

Birth
1967

Scott Service, US baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)

Birth
1967

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1968

Ren‚ Groen, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)

Birth
1968

Brendan Rogers, CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)

Birth
1968

Leif Rohlin, Vasteras Swe, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks)

Birth