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 - Branford Marsalis
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1960: Saxophonist, composer and bandleader Branford Marsalis, known for his work in jazz as the leader of the Branford Marsalis Quartet, is born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. From 1992 to 1995, Branford was the leader of The Tonight Show Band on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno."

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