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 This day in History - June 26
415 Historic Events for June 26
1953

KCTV (now KLST) TV channel 8 in San Angelo, TX (CBS) 1st broadcast

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1953

James Anderson, writer

Birth
1953

Russian vice-premier/interior minister Beria arrested

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1954

Robert Davi, Astoria NY, opera singer/actor (Gangster Chronicles)

Birth
1954

Jim Peters runs marathon in 2:17:39.4

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1955

Patty Berg wins LPGA Western Golf Open

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1955

Mick Jones, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Clash-Havana 3 AM)

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1955

Mary Margaret Brownie, RI, fictional ID of Prymaat (Coneheads)

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1955

Freedom Charter signed in South-Africa

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1955

Actor Geoffrey Holder marries Carmen de Lavallade

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1956

Chris Isaak, Stockton Ca, rock singer/songwriter (Wicked Game)

Birth
1956

Robert Davi, actor (License to Kill, Raw Deal, Wild Thing)

Birth
1956

Bernard A Harris Jr, Temple Texas, MD/Astronaut (STS 55, 63)

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1956

Azhar Cachalia, Scottish/S Afr leader (United Democratic Front)

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1956

Clifford Brown, US jazz trumpeter (Joyspring, Jordu), dies at 25

Death
1957

Patty Smyth, NYC, rock vocalist (Scandal-Warrior)

Birth
1958

Vanguard SLV-2 launched for Earth orbit (failed)

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1958

Martinus Ballings, Flemish jesuit/author (Vocation), dies at 93

Death
1958

Glen Stewart Godwin, Miami Fla, murderer (FBI Most Wanted)

Birth
1958

Mackinac Straits Bridge, Michigan dedicated

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1958

Gaston Eyskens becomes premier of Belgium

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1959

Audley Miller, cricketer (Test for England 1896), dies

Death
1959

Ingemar Johansson TKOs Floyd Patterson in 3 for heavywgt boxing title

Event
1959

Queen Elizabeth and Pres Eisenhower open St Lawrence Seaway

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1960

Jumpy Geathers, NFL defensive end (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)

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