On this day: March 26

POSTED: 09:33 AM PDT Mar 21, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 25, 2016 

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 - Edmund Muskie
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U.S. Department of State

1996: Politician Edmund Muskie, who served as secretary of state under President Jimmy Carter from 1980 to 1981 and was the Democratic nominee for vice president in 1968, dies of congestive heart failure at the age of 81 in Washington, D.C. Muskie, who also was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president in 1972, served as governor of Maine from 1955 to 1959 and as a U.S. senator from 1959 to 1980.


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