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 This day in History - September 26
373 Historic Events for September 26
1917

Edgar H G Degas, French painter (ballerina), dies

Death
1918

Battle of the Argonne, final major battle of WW I

Event
1918

Humphrey van Loo, Dutch news director (ANP/Reuter)

Birth
1919

Barbara Britton, Long Beach, Calif, actress (Young and Willing)

Birth
1919

US President Wilson hit by a heart attack

Event
1921

Yankee Ruth hits HRs 57 and 58 to beat Indians 8-7

Event
1923

Stresemann Govt ends resistance against occupiers in Ruhrgebied

Event
1925

Marty Robbins, Glendale Az, singer (Devil Woman, I Walk Alone)

Birth
1925

Italian sub "Sebastiano Veniero" lost off Sicily with 54 dead

Event
1925

8th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen at Olympia Fields CC Matteson Ill

Event
1925

Bobby Shantz, baseball player (1952 AL MVP)

Birth
1926

Buland Al Haidary, poet

Birth
1926

Shortest double header, Yanks lose 6-1 in 72 minutes and lose again 6-2 in 55 minutes to Browns. Yanks had already clinched pennant

Event
1926

Giuseppi Chiari, composer

Birth
1926

JB Fagan's "And So to Bed," premieres in London

Event
1926

Julie London, Santa Rosa Calif, actress (Nurse McCall-Emergency)

Birth
1926

Imre Vincze, composer

Birth
1927

Patrick O'Neal, Ocala Fla, actor (Kaz, Alvarez Kelly, King Rat)

Birth
1927

St James Theater (Erlanger) opens at 246 W 44th St NYC

Event
1929

John Schrober becomes chancellor of Austria

Event
1929

Meredith C Gourdine, Newark NJ, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1952)

Birth
1930

Fritz Wunderlich, Kusel Germany, tenor (Stuttgart 1955-58)

Birth
1930

Philip Bosco, Jersey City, actor (Trading Places)

Birth
1931

Earl Claus von Stauffenberg marries Freiin Nina von Lerchenfeld

Event
1931

Vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (father of Sanjay, reliable Indian batsman)

Birth