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 This day in History - September 26
373 Historic Events for September 26
1978

RR clerks go on strike, halting more than 2/3s of rail service

Event
1979

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1979

1984 summer LA Olympic coverage sold to ABC for $225 million

Event
1979

John Cromwell, actor/director (Of Human Bondage), dies at 91

Death
1979

Jaycie Phelps, Indianapolis Ind, gymnast (World-brz-95/Oly-gold-96)

Birth
1979

Seymour Shifrin, composer, dies at 53

Death
1979

Arthur Hunnicutt, actor (Big Sky, Apache Uprising), dies at 68

Death
1980

Bomb attack on Octoberfest in Munich, 12 killed

Event
1980

Cuban govt closes Mariel Harbor ending "freedom flotilla"

Event
1980

Soyuz 38 returns to Earth

Event
1981

Houston Astro Nolan Ryan 5th no-hitter beats LA Dodgers, 5-0

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1981

USSR performs underground nuclear test

Event
1982

Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic

Event
1982

Alec Hurwood, cricketer (Australian off-spinner v WI 1930-31), dies

Death
1982

"Doll's Life" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 5 perfs

Event
1983

Ali Haji-Sheikh kicks NY Giant record 56 yard field goal

Event
1983

St Louis Card Bob Forsch 2nd no-hitter beats Montreal Expos, 3-0

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1983

Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic

Event
1983

Lebanon premier Chafiq Wazzan offers to resigns

Event
1983

Cosmonauts Titov and Strekalov are saved from exploding Soyuz T-10

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1983

Australia II wins America's Cup yacht race (1st non-US winner)

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1983

Tino Rossi, French singer, dies

Death
1984

Walter Pidgeon, actor (Forbidden Planet), dies of strokes at 87

Death
1984

Britain and China initial agreement return Hong Kong to China in 1997

Event
1984

5,251 turn out to see Phillies play NY Mets at Shea Stadium

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