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 This day in History - September 26
373 Historic Events for September 26
1948

Vladimir Remek, Czechoslovakia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 28)

Birth
1948

Boston Braves win 1st NL championship since 1914

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1949

Leonide F M "Leonie" Triesschijn, Dutch actress/mime

Birth
1949

Martin Delray, Texarkana Ar, country singer (Get Rhythm))

Birth
1950

UN troops in Korean War recapture South Korean capital of Seoul

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1950

Phils pitcher Jim Konstanty makes record 71st appearance of year

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1950

Because of forest fire in Br Columbia, blue moon appears in England

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1950

Australia wins Davis Cup tennis tournament

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1951

Prof Youngblood demonstrates artificial heart in Paris

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1951

Tom Quirke, journalist

Birth
1952

George Santayana, US philosopher/poet (Last Puritan), dies at 88

Death
1952

Yanks clinch 4th straight and 19th AL pennant, beating A's 5-2

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1952

James Keane, Buffalo NY, actor (Willis Bell-Paper Chase)

Birth
1953

Polish govt fires/imprisons Cardinal Wyszynski

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1953

KERO TV channel 23 in Bakersfield, CA (CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting

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1953

Billy Hunter is last St Louis Browns player to homer in a game

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1953

US and Spain sign defense treaty (4 US bases in Spain)

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1954

WANE TV channel 15 in Fort Wayne, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1954

WCAX TV channel 3 in Burlington, VT (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1954

Craig Chaquico, rock guitarist (Jefferson Starship)

Birth
1954

A's defeats Yanks 8-6 in last game franchise will play in Phila

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1954

Yogi Berra plays his only game at 3rd and Mickey Mantle plays shortstop

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1954

Typhoon hits Japan - 5 ferryboats sink killing about 1,600

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1954

Patty Berg wins LPGA Ardmore Golf Open

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1954

KUTV TV channel 2 in Salt Lake City, UT (NBC) begins broadcasting

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