TODAY IN HISTORY - 8/26:

1907 - Houdini escapes from chains underwater at Aquatic Park in 57 sec
1964 - LBJ nominated at Democratic convention in Atlantic City, NJ

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1910 - Mother Teresa, [Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu], Skopje Ottoman Empire, nun and Founder of Missionaries of Charity (Nobel Peace Prize 1979)
1980 - Macaulay Culkin, NYC, actor (Home Alone, My Girl, Richie Rich)

GOODBYE TO:

1974 - Charles Lindbergh, US aviator, dies at 72
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