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 This day in History - July 26
377 Historic Events for July 26
1927

M H W Wells, CEO (Charterhouse Japhet)

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1928

Tadeusz Baird, Polish composer (Giocosa)

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1928

Yanks score 11 runs in 12th beating Tigers 12-1

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1928

Hans Haselbock, composer

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1928

Stanley Kubrick, Bronx NY, director (2001, Dr Strangelove, Lolita)

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1928

Gene Tunney TKOs Tom Heeney in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

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1929

Alexis Weissenberg, Sofia Bulgaria, pianist (Levintritt-1948)

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1929

Jean Shepherd, humorist (Playboy satire Award 1966, 1967, 1969)

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1930

Baroness Oppenheim-Barnes

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1931

A M F (Sandy) Ross, managing-director (Mary Quant)

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1931

Takashi Ono, Japan, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1956, 60)

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1933

Joe Dimaggio ends 61 game hitting streak in Pacific Coast League

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1933

Lance Percival, actor/singer (Darling Lili, Our Miss Fred)

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1934

Anthony Gilbert, composer

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1936

Antonio Mastrogiovanni, composer

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1936

Kathryn Hays, NYC, actress (Kim Hughes-As the World Turns)

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1938

1st radio broadcast of "Young Widder Brown" on NBC

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1938

Keith Peters, physician

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1938

Peter Hall, diplomat

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1939

J W Howard, Prime Minister of Australia

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1939

Yankee catcher Bill Dickey hits 3 consecutive HRs

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1940

Brian Mawhinney, chairman (British Conservative Party)

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1940

Mary Jo Kopechne, Ted Kennedy's d(r)iving buddy

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1941

Benjamin Whorf, anthropologist, dies

Death
1941

"Camp Amersfoort" opened by Germany occupiers

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