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 This day in History - March 26
441 Historic Events for March 26
1942

Erica Jong, [Mann], NYC, author (Fear of Flying)

Birth
1942

German offensive in North-Africa under Col-general Rommel

Event
1942

20 tons of gelignite in a stone quarry at Easton Pa, kills 21

Event
1942

1st 700 Jews from Polish Lvov-district reach concentration camp Belzec

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1942

1st "Eichmann transport" to Auschwitz and Birkenau Camps

Event
1943

Robert Woodward, investigative reporter (Watergate, CIA crimes)

Birth
1943

Battle of Komandorski Islands, Pacific Ocean

Event
1943

Elsie S Ott becomes 1st woman awarded US Air Force Medal

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1943

1st woman to receive air medal (US army nurse Elsie S Ott)

Event
1944

705 British bombers attack Essen

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1944

Benjamin Cr‚mieux, French author (In Buchenwald), dies at 55

Death
1944

Diana Ross, [Earle], Detroit, (Supremes, Lady Sings Blues, Mahogany)

Birth
1945

Japanese resistance ends on Iwo Jima

Event
1945

Kamikazes attack US battle fleet near Kerama Retto

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1945

Generals Eisenhower/Bradley/Patton attack at Remagen the Rhine

Event
1945

Mikhail Voronin, USSR, horse vault gymnist (Olympic-gold-1968)

Birth
1945

US 7th Army crosses Rhine at Worms

Event
1945

De Paul wins NIT basketball championship, George Mikan scores 34

Event
1945

Venray soccer team forms

Event
1945

-29] Kamikazes attack US battle fleet near Kerama Retto

Event
1945

British premier Churchill looks over at the Rhine (near Ginsberg)

Event
1945

David Lloyd George, British (L) premier (1916-22), dies at 82

Death
1945

Isaack Stouten, resistance fighter, shot to death at 29

Death
1946

Johnny Crawford, LA Calif, actor (Mark-The Rifleman)

Birth
1947

Carmen Krolis, Suriname/Neth singer

Birth