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Search Results for Year: 1926
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Number of Records Matching Query: 87
|Event Date: ||Monday 4 October 1926|
|Description: ||Phar Lap was a champion Thoroughbred racehorse|
|Summary: ||Phar Lap (1926–1932) was a champion Thoroughbred racehorse whose achievements captured the public's imagination during the early years of the Great Depression. Foaled in New Zealand,he was trained and raced in Australia. Phar Lap dominated Australian racing during a distinguished career, winning a Melbourne Cup, two Cox Plates and 19 other weight for age races. Phar Lap won 32 of 35 races.|
|Event Date: ||Thursday 1 July 1926|
|Description: ||Originally the Melody Maker (MM) concentrated on jazz.|
|Summary: ||Melody Maker, published in the United Kingdom, was the world's oldest weekly music newspaper. It was founded in 1926 as a magazine targeted at musicians; in 2000 it was merged into "long-standing rival"(and IPC Media sister publication) New Musical Express.|
|Event Date: ||Wednesday 1 September 1926|
|Description: ||APRA was established in 1926 by a number of companies including J. Albert & Son.|
|Summary: ||The Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) is a copyright collective representing New Zealand and Australian composers, lyricists and music publishers. APRA was established in 1926 by a number of companies including J. Albert & Son to represent the interests of Australasian music copyright holders.|
|Event Date: ||Friday 2 April 1926|
|Description: ||Australian former racing driver who was Formula One champion in 1959, 1960 and 1966.|
|Summary: ||Sir John Arthur "Jack" Brabham, AO, OBE. Australian former racing driver who was Formula One champion in 1959, 1960 and 1966. He was a founder of the Brabham racing team and race car constructor that bore his name.
|Event Date: ||Monday 4 January 1926|
|Description: ||Businessman, music manager, agent, impresario, publicist and author|
|Event Date: ||Wednesday 19 May 1926|
|Description: ||British broadcaster - A BBC staff announcer in the early 1950s|
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