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 - Marty Robbins
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1925: Singer-songwriter and musician Marty Robbins, one of the most popular and successful country and Western singers of all time, is born in Glendale, Arizona. Some of his best known songs include "A White Sport Coat," "El Paso," "Big Iron" and "Devil Woman." He died at age 57 of complications following cardiac surgery on Dec. 8, 1982.

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