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 This day in History - September 26
373 Historic Events for September 26
1966

"Staten Island," 1st icebreaker to enter SF bay

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1966

Francisco Andreu, Dearborn Mich, road cyclist (Olympics-4th-88, 96)

Birth
1966

Craig Heyward, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1966

Helen Kane, actress (Heads Up, Pointed Heels), dies of cancer at 62

Death
1967

Martha Nix, Orange County Calif, actress (Serena-Waltons)

Birth
1967

Craig Janney, Hartford, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)

Birth
1967

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 2nd Violin concert, premieres in Moscow

Event
1968

1st broadcast of "Hawaii Five-O" on CBS-TV

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1968

Marcelo Caetano elected premier of Portugal

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1968

St Louis Cards' Bob Gibson's 13th shutout, ends with 1.12 ERA

Event
1968

Theatre censorship ends in Britain

Event
1968

Scott Schorer, Burke, Va, rower (Olympics-1996)

Birth
1969

Bolivia military coup under general Ovando Candia

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1969

USSR performs underground nuclear test

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1969

Beatles release "Abbey Road" album

Event
1970

Rachel Jacobs, Ririe Idaho, actress (It's Not Easy)

Birth
1970

Trevor Ruffin, NBA guard (Phila 76ers)

Birth
1970

Paul Laus, Beamsville, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)

Birth
1970

Judy Rankin wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open

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1971

Patterson Thompson, cricketer (WI Test fast bowler v New Zealand 1996)

Birth
1971

Muriel Kirkland, actress (Nana, Fast Workers), dies of emphysema at 68

Death
1971

Elva Dryer, Durango Colorado, 1.5K/5K runner

Birth
1971

Jim Palmer is 4th Oriole to win at least 20 games this season

Event
1971

WGBY TV channel 57 in Springfield, MA (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1971

Pam Higgins wins LPGA Lincoln-Mercury Golf Open

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