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 This day in History - September 26
373 Historic Events for September 26
1875

Edmund Gwenn, Wales, actor (Miracle on 34th Street)

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1876

C B "Buck" Llewellyn, cricketer (S Afr lefty all-rounder 1896-1912)

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1876

1st Belgian parachute jump (Glorieux)

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1876

Edith Abbott, dean (U of Chic Social Sciences)

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1877

Alfred Cortot, French pianist

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1879

Petko J Todorov, Bulgaria, writer (Fairy, Samodiva Fee)

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1884

Suriname army shoots on British-Indian contract workers, 7 killed

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1885

Anna M F "Annie" Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 6/26]

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1887

Emile Berliner patents the Gramophone

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1887

Antonio Moreno, Madrid Spain, actor/director (It, Careers)

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1888

T S Eliot, St Louis poet/dramatist/critic (Waste Land-Nobel 1948)

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1889

Martin Heidegger, Germany, Existentialist (Being and Time)

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1890

US stops minting $1 and $3 gold coin and 3› piece

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1891

Charles Mnch, Strasbourg Alsatian conductor (French Legion D'Honeur)

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1891

Alfred Plane, US sharp shooter (Olympic-gold-1912, 20)

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1892

Diamond Match Co patented book matches

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1892

1st public appearance of John Philip Sousa's band (NJ)

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1893

Milos Crnjanski, Serbian poet (Seobe)

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1894

Gladys Brockwell, Brooklyn NY, actress (Long Pants, Oliver Twist)

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1895

Fay Holden, Birmingham England, actress (Mother-Andy Hardy films)

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1895

Italian general Oreste Baratieri lands in Massawa, Eritrea

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1897

Wilhelmina J "Willy" Haak, Dutch actress/act teacher (Goethe/Brecht)

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1897

Victor O Stomps, writer

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1897

Pope Paul VI, [Giovanni Montini], 262nd Roman Catholic pope (1963-78)

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1898

George Gershwin, [Jacob Gershvin], Bkln, composer (Rhapsody in Blue)

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