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 This day in History - August 26
331 Historic Events for August 26
1921

David Begelman, film producer

Birth
1921

William Preston, Columbia Penn, actor (Fisher King, Waterworld)

Birth
1921

Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1903-21), dies

Death
1921

Matthias Erzberger, German min of Finance, murdered at 45

Death
1921

Ludwig Thoma, writer, dies

Death
1921

Ben Bradlee, Boston, editor/journalist/executive (Washington Post)

Birth
1922

Lazar Nikolov, composer

Birth
1922

Japanese cruiser Niitaka leaves in storm at Kamchatka, 300 killed

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1927

Fran‡ois Leydet, sierra club (Last Redwoods)

Birth
1927

Sam Massell, (Mayor-Atlanta)

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1929

1st US roller coaster built

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1930

Hack Wilson hits his 44th HR, breaks Chuck Klein's NL record

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1930

Lon Chaney, actor (Thunder, Big City, Unholy 3), dies at 47

Death
1930

Joe Solomon, cricketer (WI batsman of 50's Cap fell on wkt v Aust)

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1931

Gordon Greig, journalist

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1931

Guy Vander Jagt, (Rep-R-MI, 1966- )

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1931

Dane Skerl, composer

Birth
1932

Joe H Engle, Abilene Ks, Brig Gen USAF/astro (STS T-2, T-4, 2, 51I)

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1933

Jan van Houten bicycles world record time (44,588 km)

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1934

Arthur Gordon Clough, journalist

Birth
1935

Cornelis B Vaandrager, [Cor Vaan], Dut poet (Long Live Joop Massaker)

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1935

Geraldine Ferraro, (Rep-D-NY) 1st female dem VP candidate (1984)

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1935

CCC camp opens in Brecksville Reservation of Cleveland Metroparks

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1936

Yvette Vickers, KC, playmate (Jul 1959)/actress (Attack of 50' Woman)

Birth
1937

Tom Heinsohn, NBA star/coach (Boston Celtic)

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