Events, September 26th

1908 – In “The Saturday Evening Post”, an ad for the Edison Phonograph appeared.

1908 – Ed Eulbach of the Chicago Cubs became the first baseball player to pitch both games of a doubleheader and win both with shutouts.

1955 – Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher were married. In 1959 they were divorced.

1957 – The musical “West Side Story” opened at the Winter Garden Theatre.

1960 – The first televised debate between presidential candidates Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy took place in Chicago, Illinois.

1962 – “The Beverly Hillbillies” premiered on CBS-TV.

1964 – “Gilligan’s Island” premiered on CBS-TV. The show aired for the last time on September 4th, 1967.

1969 – “The Brady Bunch” series premiered on ABC-TV.

1969 – The Beatles album “Abbey Road” was released in the U.K. (Image: amazon.com)

1986 – The episode of “Dallas” that had Bobby Ewing returning from the dead was aired.

2006 – Facebook was opened to everyone at least 13 years or older with a valid email address.

(Source: on-this-day.com)

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