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 This day in History - June 26
415 Historic Events for June 26
1960

British Somaliland (now Somalia) gains independence from Britain

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1960

Hall of Fame allows veteran committee to vote annually

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1960

Italian Somaliland declares independence from Italian-administration

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1960

Madagascar (formerly Malagasy Rep) declares independence from France

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1960

John Brenden Kelly, rower (Olympic-gold-1920, 24), dies at 70

Death
1960

Barbara Edwards, Albuqueque NM, playmate of year (Sept, 1983)/actress

Birth
1961

Kenneth F Fearing, US, poet (Afternoon of a pawnbroker), dies at 58

Death
1961

H‚lŠne Dutrieu, com‚dienne/stuntwoman/1st Belgian pilot, dies

Death
1961

Greg LeMond, US bicyclist (Tour de France winner-1986, 1989, 1990)

Birth
1962

George P N earl of St Andrews, under English prince Edward

Birth
1962

Jerome Kersey, NBA forward (Golden State Warriors, Sea Supersonics)

Birth
1962

WSEC (now WLRN) TV channel 17 in Miami, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1962

Boston Red Sox Earl Wilson no-hits LA Angels, 2-0

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1962

Blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo Ill

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1963

Devin Rene‚ De Vasquez, Baton Rouge La, playmate (June, 1985)/actress

Birth
1963

Alfons Gorbach forms Austrian govt

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1963

Dutch 2nd Chamber condemns commercial TV

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1963

Obe Postma, Fries, poet/geography/historian (Own Cart), dies

Death
1963

Kennedy visits W Berlin "Ich bin ein Berliner" (I am a Berliner)

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1963

Wendy Lucero-Schayes, Denver Co, US diver (Olympic-92)

Birth
1963

Harriet Wheeler, English pop singer/composer (The Sundays)

Birth
1964

Zeng Jinlian, Hunan China, became tallest woman known (2.46 m, 8'1")

Birth
1964

Pamela Wright, Scotland, LPGA golfer (1995 Jamie Farr Toledo-3rd)

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1964

Mo‹se Tsjombe forms govt in Congo

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1964

Alison Wyeth, Isle West Middlesex England, 1.5k/5k runner

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