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On this day: March 26

Published On: Mar 21 2013 11:33:30 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 26 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Beethoven and Walt Whitman die, the Stanley Cup comes to the U.S., UCLA wins their seventh straight title, and Pink Floyd's "Dark Side" rules the charts, all on this day.

OTD March 26 - Noel Coward
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1973: English composer, playwright, actor and director Noël Coward, best known for plays such as "Hay Fever," "Private Lives," "Design for Living," "Present Laughter" and "Blithe Spirit," dies of heart failure at the age of 73 at his home, Firefly Estate, in Jamaica.

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