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 This day in History - June 26
415 Historic Events for June 26
1944

Yanks, Dodgers and Giants play unique 6 inn game for War Bonds, each playing successive innings, final score Dodgers-5, Yanks-1 and Giants-0

Event
1944

Billy Newham, cricketer (England Test 1887), dies

Death
1944

2nd British army reaches Grainville-Mouen line

Event
1945

Nikolay Nikolayevich Tcherepnin, composer, dies at 72

Death
1945

Erno Rapee, composer, dies at 54

Death
1945

David Heyn, cricketer (Sri Lankan batsman 1975 World Cup)

Birth
1945

England win the second Victory test cricket at Bramall Lane by 41 runs

Event
1945

UN Charter signed by 50 nations in SF

Event
1945

Barry Schrader, composer

Birth
1946

Clive Francis, London England, actor (Masada)

Birth
1946

Fred Allen's last radio show, his guest is Jack Benny

Event
1946

Dutch Nazi collaborator Arnold Meijer sentenced to 5 years

Event
1946

Helen Mirren, England, actress (Madness of King George)

Birth
1948

US denounces Soviet blockade of Berlin

Event
1948

Allen Michael Doyle, Woonsocket RI, PGA golfer (1991 Memorial-64th)

Birth
1949

1st Belgian parliamentary election where women can vote (CVP gains)

Event
1950

Pres Gottwald of Czech confirms Milada HorĀ kovĀ 's death sentence

Event
1951

Rindy Ross, Portland Oregon, rock vocalist/saxophonist (Quarterflash)

Birth
1951

Pamela Bellwood, [King], NYC, actress (Ellen-W.E.B., Claudia-Dynasty)

Birth
1951

Gary Gilmour, cricketer (exciting Aussie all-rounder 1973-77)

Birth
1951

Breyson Cooper, jockey

Birth
1952

Nelson Mandela and 51 others infringe South Africa curfew

Event
1952

Dutch social democratic party wins elections (29%)

Event
1952

Gordon McQueen, soccer player

Birth
1953

Ralph Ezell, Union Miss, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)

Birth