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 This day in History - May 26
372 Historic Events for May 26
1963

15th Emmy Awards: Dick Van Dyke Show, E G Marshall and Shirley Booth

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1963

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open

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1963

Organization of African Unity forms

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1963

Wes Stock becomes only Balt Oriole to win a doubleheader

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1964

Lenny Kravitz, singer/guitar (911 is a Joke, Are You Gonna Go My Way?)

Birth
1964

"Fade Out-Fade In" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 199 perfs

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1964

Kevin Kennedy, baseball manager (Texas Rangers)

Birth
1965

Jacqueline Mary Nelson, Upper Hutt NZ, points race cyclist (Oly-96)

Birth
1965

Greg Lloyd, NFL linebacker (Pitts Steelers)

Birth
1965

Dutch Voting Rights Bill passes

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1965

Revised Intl Convention on Safety of Life at Sea takes effect

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1966

Guyana (formerly British Guiana) declares independence from UK

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1966

Grant Bradburn, cricketer (son of Wynne NZ off-spinner 1990- )

Birth
1966

Billy Downes, Camden NJ, Nike golfer (1994 New England Classic)

Birth
1966

Buddhist sets self on fire at US consulate in Hu‚ South-Vietnam

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1966

Neal Dodd, actor (Only Women, You Belong to Me), dies at 86

Death
1966

Don Castle, actor (Motor Patrol, Born to Speed), dies at 47

Death
1966

Anthony Edwards, NFL wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)

Birth
1966

Zola Budd Pieterse, Bloemfontein South Africa, track star (Oly-1988)

Birth
1967

Igor Zemlyanoy, hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)

Birth
1967

Jean Bartholomew, Queens NY, LPGA golfer (1989 Duke U Champ)

Birth
1967

Antoon Spinoy, Belgian politician, dies at 60

Death
1967

George E Stone, actor (5 Star Final, Front Page), dies at 64

Death
1967

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1968

Frederik, Heir Apparent Crown Prince of Denmark

Birth