On this day: September 26

Published On: Sep 25 2012 11:33:14 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 26 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Sir Francis Drake completes his trip around the world, Nixon and Kennedy square off on TV, the Beatles release "Abbey Road," and an acting legend passes away, all on this day.

OTD September 26 - Levi Strauss
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1902: Levi Strauss, who founded Levi Strauss & Co., the first company to manufacture blue jeans, dies at the age of 73 in San Francisco, California.

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