Historical Events on August 26th, 1971

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Historical Events

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Bobby Orr signs a five-year contract with the Boston Bruins worth one million dollars, the first million dollar contract in NHL history

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr
  • Dutch Queen Juliana & Prince Bernhard visit Indonesia
  • NY Giant football team announces they're leaving Bronx for NJ in 1975
  • Orioles' Don Buford struck out 5 times in a game