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 This day in History - June 26
415 Historic Events for June 26
1905

Jan Louis Guillaume "Yvan" Doornik, Neth resistance fighter in France

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1906

Stefan Andres, German writer (Wir sind Utopia)

Birth
1906

Hongar Szisz wins 1st Grand-Prix (Le Mans, France)

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1906

Alexander Muir, poet (Maple Leaf Forever), dies at 76

Death
1907

Bolsheviks overthrows transport in Tiflis

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1909

Nicholas Polunin, environmentalist

Birth
1909

"Col Tom" Parker, [Dries Van Kruijk], Neth, rock mgr (Elvis Presley)

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1909

23rd US Womens Tennis: H Hotchkiss beats Maud Barger-Wallach (60 61)

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1909

Victoria and Albert Museum opens in London

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1909

Betty Askwith, author

Birth
1910

Charles Spry, Australian security chief

Birth
1910

Hazel Hotchkiss wins US Lawn Tennis Assn championship

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1910

24th US Womens Tennis: H Hotchkiss Wightman beats L Hammond (64 62)

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1911

Nieuport sets an aircraft speed record of 83 mph (133 kph)

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1911

Edward Levi, professor (Intro to Legal Reasoning)

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1912

Gustav Mahlers 9th Symphony premieres in Vienna

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1913

Babe [Mildred Ella] Didrikson, Port Arthur TX, hurdler (Oly-gold-32)

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1913

Maurice Wilkes, inventor (stored program concept for computers)

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1914

Richard Maltby, orch leader (Vaughn Monroe Show)

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1914

Laurie Lee, male poet/author (I Can't Stay Long)

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1914

John J "John" Beautiful Garden, sculptor

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1914

Wolfgang Windgassen, Annemasse Germany, tenor (Stuttgart Opera)

Birth
1915

Germany suppresses its "Vorwarts" newspaper after it called for peace

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1916

Cleveland Indians experiment with #s on their jerseys (one game)

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1916

Alex Dreier, Honolulu Hawaii, newscaster (Whats it all about World?)

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