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 - Boris Yeltsin
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President of the Russian Federation

1989: The first free elections take place in the Soviet Union, with Boris Yeltsin, future Russian president, being elected to the Congress of People's Deputies of the Soviet Union.

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