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 This day in History - June 26
415 Historic Events for June 26
1891

Heinrich Lemacher, composer

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1891

Sidney Coe Howard, US, dramatist (Swords, Pulitzer 1925)

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1891

Vladislav Vancura, Czech physician/(stage)author/resistance fighter

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1892

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, China, author (Good Earth-Nobel 1938)

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1893

"Big Bill" Broonzy, Miss, blues singer/guitarist (Blues by Broonzy)

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1894

Jeanne Eagels, actress (Rain, Under False Colors)

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1894

Bill Wirges, Buffalo NY, orch leader (Growing Paynes)

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1894

Karl Benz of Germany receives US patent for gasoline-driven auto

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1895

Jankel Adler, Polish painter

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1896

Louis CPR of Orl‚ans, French duke (chosen king of Belgian), dies at 81

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1896

1st movie theater in US opens, charging 10› for admission

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1897

Viola Dana, Brooklyn, actress (Willow Tree, 40 Winks, Silent Lover)

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1898

Willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft designer

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1900

Dr Walter Reed begins research that beats Yellow Fever

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1900

Joseph E A "Jo" Spier, Dutch cartoonist/water color painter

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1901

Stuart Symington, (Sen-D-Mo)

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1901

William Busch, composer

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1902

Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of 3 Garidebs" (BG)

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1902

Order of Merit instituted by King Edward VII

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1902

William Lear, engineer/manufacturer/CEO (Lear Jet Corp)

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1902

Antonia Brico, Rotterdam Holland, conductor/pianist (Antonia)

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1903

Ashley Clarke, president (Venice in Peril Fund)

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1903

Floyd "Babe" Herman, Brooklyn Dodgers' slugger (.324 lifetime average)

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1904

Peter Lorre, Hungarian/US, actor (M, Casablanca, Beast with 5 Fingers)

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1905

Jack Longland, British director of education (Derbyshire)

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