On This Day: October 26th
This is 299th day of the year and 66 days remain in the year.
The First Continental Congress adjourned in Philadelphia.
Wyatt Earp, his two brothers, and Doc Holliday were involved in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona.
Anwar Sadat became the first Egyptian president to pay an official visit to the United States.
South Korean president Park Chung Hee was killed by the head of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency.
The Chicago White Sox sweep the Houston Astros to win their first World Series in 88 years.
October 26 BirthdaysMahalia Jackson1911–1972, American gospel singer, born in New Orleans.
Sasha Cohenfigure skater
Hillary Rodham Clintonlawyer and political figure
Francois Mitterrandpolitical leader, president of France