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 This day in History - August 26
331 Historic Events for August 26
1911

Lester Lanin, orchestra leader (40 Beatle Hits)

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1912

32nd US Mens Tennis: M E McLoughlin beats W F Johnson (36 26 62 64 62)

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1912

Walter Johnson's 16-game winning streak ends

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1913

Tschakowski, writer

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1913

Cees de Lange, Dutch conferencier

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1913

33rd US Mens Tennis: M E McLoughlin beats R N Williams (64 57 63 61)

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1913

Robertson William Davies, novellist essayist/dramatist

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1914

Julio Cort zar, Argentina, writer (We Love Glenda So Much)

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1914

-9/10] Russian army atacks Austrian army in Galicia

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1914

Battle of Tannenberg - 8th German army defeats Russian Narev army

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1915

German troops over run Brest-Litovsk, Russia

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1915

Humphrey Searle, England, writer (20th Century counterpoint)

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1915

Gr‚ [Gerarda D] Brouwenstijn, Dutch singer

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1915

William Bardwell, composer

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1915

Jim Davis, Edgerton Mo, actor (Jack Ewing-Dallas)

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1916

Yanks turn triple-play beating Browns 10-6

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1916

Phila A's Bullet Joe Bush no-hits Cleve, 5-0

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1916

Allan Leslie Merson, historian

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1917

William French Smith, Attorney General (1981-85)

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1917

Jan Clayton, Tularosa NM, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie)

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1918

Louis W "Louis" Stotijn, bassoonist/conductor (Residence Orchestra)

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1918

W Smith and F Bacons "Lightnin'," premieres in NYC

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1919

Ronny Graham, Phila Pa, actor (Bob Crane Show, Chico and the Man)

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1920

19th amendment passes-women's suffrage granted (about time!)

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1920

Percy Fender (Surrey v Northants) scores 100 in 35 mins

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