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 This day in History - September 26
373 Historic Events for September 26
1961

Roger Maris hits HR #60 off Jack Fisher, tying Babe Ruth's record

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1961

"From the Second City" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 87 performances

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1962

LA Dodger Maury Wills becomes 1st to steal 100 bases (en route to 104)

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1962

Yemen Arab Republic proclaimed (National Day)

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1962

Melissa Sue Anderson, Cal, actress (Little House on the Prairie)

Birth
1962

TV comedy series "Beverly Hillbillies" premieres on CBS

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1962

Tracey Thorn, rock vocalist (Everything But The Girl)

Birth
1962

Steve Moneghetti, Australian marathoner (Olympics-5th-88, 92, 96)

Birth
1963

Lee Harvey Oswald travels on Continental Trailways bus to Mexico

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1963

1st edition of NYC Review of Books

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1963

Lysette Anthony, London, actress (Angelique-Dark Shadows, Switch)

Birth
1963

Douglas Wakiihuri, Kenyan marathon runner (Olympic-silver-1988)

Birth
1964

Gerrie Slagboom, Dutch soccer player: Dordrecht '90

Birth
1964

Robin Hood, Mishawaka IN, LPGA golfer (1989 Planters Pat Bradley)

Birth
1964

Dave Martinez, Manhattan NY, outfielder (Chic White Sox)

Birth
1964

Bobby Joe Edmonds, NFL running back (Tampa Bay Bucs)

Birth
1964

Calvin Thomas, actor (Judge Hunter-One Man's Family), dies at 79

Death
1964

Braves (25) and Phillies (18) set record by using 43 players in 9 inn

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1964

Ty Miller, Granada Hills Calif, actor (The Kid-Young Riders)

Birth
1964

Ida Moore, actress (Mr Music, Johnny Belinda), dies at 82

Death
1965

11th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Haynie

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1965

Clara Bow, actress (It, Red Hair, Wings), dies of heart attack at 59

Death
1965

Otto Nothling, cricketer (did next to nothling in Aust), dies

Death
1965

Queen Elizabeth decorates Beatles with Order of British Empire

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1965

Minnesota gains its 1st AL pennant by defeating Washington, 2-1

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