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 This day in History - September 26
373 Historic Events for September 26
1898

Victor Herbert/Harry Smith' musical premieres in NYC

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1901

Donald Cook, Portland Ore, actor (Too Young To Go Steady)

Birth
1901

Great Britain annexes Gold Coast (Ghana)

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1901

Boer General Botha captures Fort Itala in Natal

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1902

Umberto "Albert" Anastasia, US gangster (Murder Inc)

Birth
1903

Gerhard Nebel, writer

Birth
1904

Charles Kleins "Music Master," premieres in NYC

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1904

Earl Grey is named British governor-general of Canada

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1904

Lafcadio Hearn, author (Soul of the Great Ball), dies at 54

Death
1904

GB Shaw's "How He Lied to Her Husband," premieres in NYC

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1906

Pitts Lefty Leifield no-hits Phillies, 8-0 in 6 inning game

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1907

Bep [Lambertus] van Klaveren, European Boxing Champ (Oly-silver-1928)

Birth
1907

Anthony F Blunt, British historian/spy for USSR

Birth
1907

Ralph Michael, London England, actor (Quest, Doctor in the House)

Birth
1907

NZ declares independence from UK

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1908

Maurice Naessens, Belgian banker

Birth
1908

Ed Ruelbach shuts-out Dodgers in a doubleheader

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1909

Helen Giuliani, mother of Rudy (Mayor-R-NYC, 1994-2002)

Birth
1911

Jan F Hampe, pathologist-anatomy (Fabric and Stoflongen)

Birth
1913

Ernst Schnabel, German sailor/dramatist (Anne Frank)

Birth
1914

Jack LaLanne, exercise mogul (Juice Tiger)

Birth
1914

Germans arrest A Max, mayor of Brussels

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1914

Federal Trade Commission formed to regulate interstate commerce

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1916

Bishop speak against Catholics in trade unions

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1917

British assault on Menin-street, France

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