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 This day in History - June 26
415 Historic Events for June 26
1916

Paul Derrick, co-operator/Christian socialist

Birth
1917

William Hamilton, British MP

Birth
1917

1st US Expeditionary Force arrive in France during WW I

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1919

Lord Rawlinson, British attorney general (Ewell)

Birth
1919

Jay Silverheels, actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger)

Birth
1919

NY Daily News begins publishing

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1920

Michael Eastham, high court judge

Birth
1921

Abe Jan Koldijk, SS-physician (Limburg's family doctor)

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1922

Frances Rafferty, Sioux City Iowa, actress (December Bride)

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1922

Eleanor Parker, Ohio, actress (Caged, Detective Story, Hans Brinker)

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1922

Campbell Adamson, CEO (Abbey National Pictures)

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1922

Albert H K, monarch of Monaco (1889-1922), dies at 73

Death
1922

Alan Peacock, economist

Birth
1923

David Haslam, British rear admiral (hydrographer)

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1923

Edward Rae, cricketer (introduced cricket into Russian Lapland), dies

Death
1924

Syd Lawrence, bandleader (Syd Lawrence Orch)

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1924

After 8 years of occupation, US troops leave Dominican Republic

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1924

Ziegfeld Follies opens on Broadway

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1924

Peter Miles, British keeper of privy purse

Birth
1925

Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II)

Birth
1926

Christina Goedvolk, wife of Henry Jut, dies

Death
1927

Comet 7P/Pons-Winnecke approaches within 0.0394 AUs of Earth

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1927

Leslie Carpenter, CEO (Reed International)

Birth
1928

Jacob Druckman, Philadelphia, composer (Animus I Auerole)

Birth
1929

Ian Prestt, English ornithologist

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