What Happened on June 26, 1945

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Historical Events

  • England win the second Victory test cricket at Bramall Lane by 41 runs

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United Nations Charter signed by 50 nations in San Francisco
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Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Schrader, American composer, born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • David Heyn, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan batsman 1975 World Cup), born in Colombo
  • Dwight York, Nuwaubian leader (Nuwaubian Nation), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Erno Rapee, American conductor and composer (Radio City Music Hall), dies at 54
  • Nikolay Nikolayevich Tcherepnin, composer, dies at 72