This Day In History: 08/26/1939 - First Televised MLB Game - HISTORY

This Day In History: 08/26/1939 - First Televised MLB Game

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Russ Mitchell recaps the major historical events that occurred on August 26 in this video clip from This Day in History. He includes the birth of Mother Teresa, who was born in Macedonia, and the first televised Major League Baseball game. This first game was actually a double header hosted by the Los Angeles Dodgers, and against the Reds. Also, Cardinal Albino Luciani of Venice was elected the 264th pope, and he took the name John Paul I.

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