On this day: August 26

Published On: Aug 19 2013 01:02:57 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 26 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Major-league baseball makes its television debut, The Beatles release "Hey Jude," women stage a nationwide strike for equality, and aviation hero Charles Lindbergh dies, all on this day.

OTD August 26 - 1964 DNC
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By Cecil Stoughton [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

1964: President Lyndon B. Johnson is nominated for a term of office in his own right at the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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