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 This day in History - August 26
331 Historic Events for August 26
1971

Orioles' Don Buford struck out 5 times in a game

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1971

NY Giant football team announces they're leaving Bronx for NJ in 1975

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1971

Francesco Santoliquido, composer, dies at 88

Death
1971

Sharon Tina Jenkins, Auckland NZ, badminton player (Olympics-96)

Birth
1971

Dutch Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard visit Indonesia

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1971

Jocelyn Borgella, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)

Birth
1972

Sherell Ford, NBA forward (Seattle Supersonics)

Birth
1972

Jacques Gans, Dutch author/journalist, dies at 63

Death
1972

20th Olympic games open at Munich German FR

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1972

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1972

NY Cosmos beat St Louis Stars, 2-1 to win NASL championship

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1972

Leo Durocher replaces Harry Walker as manager of Astros

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1973

David Eisenhower writes his last sports column

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1973

Sandra Palmer wins LPGA National Jewish Hospital Golf Open

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1973

Barret Robbins, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)

Birth
1973

U of Tx (Arlington) is 1st accredited school to offer belly dancing

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1973

10-year-old Mary Boitano is 1st woman to win 6.8-mile Dipsea Race in Marin County, CA, beating a field of 1,500 runners

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1974

Charles Lindbergh, aviator, dies at 72

Death
1974

Freddie Scott, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1974

Soyuz 15 carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 3

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1974

Kelvin Cato, NBA center (Portland Trailblazers)

Birth
1974

Guinee-Bissau becomes independent of Portugal

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1975

Cullen Landis, entertainer, dies at 80

Death
1975

Shea Seals, NBA guard (LA Lakers)

Birth
1976

Warner Anderson, actor (Doctor, Lineup, Peyton Place), dies at 65

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