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 This day in History - February 26
413 Historic Events for February 26
1927

Donald Gramm, Milwaukee Wisconsin, bass-baritone

Birth
1928

Antione "Fats" Domino, NO LA, rhythm and blues pianist (Blueberry Hill)

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1928

Everton Weekes, cricketer (one of the 3 W's)

Birth
1928

Anatoli Vassilyevich Filipchenko, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 7, 16)

Birth
1928

Aldonis Kalnins, composer

Birth
1929

Pres Calvin Coolidge establishes Grand Teton National Park

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1930

"Green Pastures" opens at Mansfield Theater

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1930

Lazar Berman, Leningrad Russia, pianist (Budapest 3rd place-1956)

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1930

1st red and green traffic lights installed (Manhattan NYC)

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1930

West Indies make 1st Test Cricket win, by 289 runs over England

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1930

Raffaele Merry del Val, Spanish Cardinal, dies at 64

Death
1931

Francisco Kroepfl, composer

Birth
1931

Robert D Novak, Joliet Ill, news reporter (CNN-Evans and Novak)

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1931

Otto Wallach, German chemist (Nobel 1910), dies at 83

Death
1932

Johnny Cash, Kingsland Ark, country singer (I Hear the Train Coming)

Birth
1933

Antonio Nicolau, Spanish composer/conductor, dies at 74

Death
1933

Marinus van der Lubbe kept overnight in a police cell

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1933

Golden Gate Bridge ground-breaking ceremony held at Crissy Field

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1933

Godfrey Cambridge, NYC, actor (Cotton comes to Harlem)

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1933

James Goldsmith, Paris France, corporate raider (Referendum Party)

Birth
1934

Ron Gaunt, cricketer (Australian fast bowler late 50s early 60s)

Birth
1935

NY Yankees release Babe Ruth, he signs with Boston Braves

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1935

Germany begin Luftwaffe operation, under Reichsmarshall H Goering

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1935

RADAR-Radio Detection and Ranging 1st demonstrated (Robert Watson-Watt)

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1936

Eduard Ivanovich Buinovski, cosmonaut

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