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 This day in History - February 26
413 Historic Events for February 26
1989

Betsy King wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open/Helene Curtis Pro-Am

Event
1989

"Jerome Robbins' Broadway" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 634 perfs

Event
1990

USSR agrees to withdraw all 73,500 troops from Czech by July, 1991

Event
1990

Cornell Gunther, US musician (Coasters, Poison Ivy), dies at 53

Death
1990

Leslie Ames, cricketer (47 Tests, 2434 runs 8 centuries), dies

Death
1990

Scott Jarvis, musician (Great Expectationa), dies

Death
1990

Maurine Stuart, Zen teacher (head of Cambridge Buddhist Assn), dies

Death
1991

NY-NJ Knights (WLAF) players 1st come together

Event
1991

Kuwaiti resistance leaders declare they have control of their capital

Event
1991

Bill Veeck and Tony Lazzeri elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Event
1991

Asanka Gurusinha scores twin Test Cricket tons v NZ (119 and 102)

Event
1992

Gerrit Schulte, "Crazy Cyclist", Dutch 6-days bicyclist, dies at 76

Death
1992

Jean R Yawkey, owner (Boston Red Sox), dies of a stroke at 83

Death
1992

Irish Supreme Court rules 14 year old rape victim may get an abortion

Event
1992

S I Hayakawa, (Sen-R-Calif), dies of a stroke at 85

Death
1992

"Search and Destroy" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 46 perfs

Event
1993

Mark Kolthoff, Dutch painter/photographer, dies at 92

Death
1993

Fletcher Knebel, author (7 Days in May), commits suicide at 81

Death
1993

Constance Ford, US actress (Another World, Burden Hunt), dies at 64

Death
1993

2nd tallest building in world, NYC World Trade Center bombed, 7 die

Event
1993

9th Soap Opera Digest Awards

Event
1993

Allan Border beats Gavaskar's record for most Test Cricket runs 10,123

Event
1994

St Louis Blues beat Ottawa Senators 11-1

Event
1994

Creason Carbo Moss, daughter of US actor Ronn Moss

Birth
1994

Actor Dolph Lundgren (34) weds Anette Qviberg in Stockholm

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