Let us have a little bit of fun today and post about what happened on March.26th through history, who celebrates a birthday with you, and couple other categories.
National Epilepsy Awareness / Purple Day
Today in History:
1915 Stanley Cup Final, Denman Arena, Vancouver, BC: Barney Stanley scores 5 goals as Vancouver Millionaires beat Ottawa Senators, 12-3 for a 3-0 sweep of first non-challenge series; Vancouver first PCHA champions
1915 77th Grand National: legendary jockey Jack Anthony wins his second of 3 GN's aboard 100/8 bet Ally Sloper.
1917 Stanley Cup Final, Seattle Ice Arena, Seattle, WA: Seattle Metropolitans (PCHA) beat Montreal Canadiens (NHL), 9-1 for a 3-1 series victory; first US team to win SC.
1937-03-26 Joe DiMaggio takes Ty Cobb's advice and replaces his 40 oz bat with a 36 oz one.
1953 Dr. Jonas Salk announces that he has successfully tested a vaccine to prevent polio, clinical trials began the next year.
1973 TV Soap "The Young & the Restless" premieres on CBS
1973 Susan Shaw is first woman in 171 years in London's Stock exchange
1976 Queen Elizabeth II sent out the first royal email, from the Royal Signals and Radar Establishment
1982 Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder release the single "Ebony & Ivory" in the UK
2001 PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Tiger Woods wins the first of his 2 PC's, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Vijay Singh of Fiji
2005 "Doctor Who" returns to BBC TV after 16 years with the debut of Christopher Eccleston as the Ninth Doctor and Billie Piper as Rose
2012 Canadian filmmaker James Cameron becomes the first person to visit Challenger Deep, the deepest point on Earth in over 50 years
2018 "The Black Panther" becomes the highest grossing superhero film in America earning $630.9m
2019 Stolen Pablo Picasso painting "Buste de Femme" (Dora Maar) (1938) recovered after 20 years by Dutch art detective
Leonard Nimoy, American actor
Martin Short, Canadian comedian
Keira Knightley, English actress
Steven Tyler, American rock vocalist
Fran Sheehan, American rock bassist
Luke Richardson, Canadian NHL defenseman
Tennessee Williams, American playwright
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