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Historical Events In 1926

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Jul 16   On this day in history brian Howard, deputy chairman (Marks & Spencer)  

Jul 16   In the year 1926 jaspar govt asks authority to save Belgian franc  

Jul 16   On this day in history the first underwater color photographs appeared in " National Geographic" magazine  

Jul 17   Édouard Carpentier, French-born professional wrestler on this day in history.  

Jul 17   Paavo Nurmi walks world record 4x1500m (16:11.4) on this day in history.  

Jul 19   In the year 1926 2nd French govt of Herriot, forms  

Jul 19   Helen Gallagher, Bkln, actress (Ryan's Hope, Strangers When We Meet) on this day in history.  

Jul 20   A convention of the Methodist Church votes to allow women to become priests on this day in history.  

Jul 21   On this day in history gerald Ian Lacey, architect/town planner  

Jul 22   On this day in history 105ø F (41ø C), Waterbury, Connecticut (state record)  

Jul 22   On this day in history 105°F (41°C), Waterbury, Connecticut (state record)  

Jul 22   In the year 1926 108ø F (42ø C), Troy, New York (state record)  

Jul 22   On this day in history bryan Forbes, director/producer (Endless Games, King Rat)  

Jul 23   Belgian NMBS/SNCFB forms on this day in history.  

Jul 24   In the year 1926 hans-Gunther Winkler, Germany, equestrian jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)  

Jul 25   Teodor Grigoriu, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 26   Barbara Jefford, actress (Saint, Reunion, Ulysses) in the year 1926.  

Jul 26   National Bar Association incorporates on this day in history.  

Jul 27   On this day in history peter Coker, captain  

Jul 28   On this day in history team of scientists from Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and Carnegie Institution determine height of the Ionosphere through use of radio pulse transmitter developed by NRL  

Jul 28   In the year 1926 uS & Panamanian pact about safeguard of Panama Canal  

Jul 29   In the year 1926 don Carter, bowler, 6-time Bowler of Year (1953-54, 57-58, 60-61)  

Jul 30   Albanian boundaries deduced in the year 1926.  

Jul 30   In the year 1926 peter T Thwaites, British brig-gen/playwright (Love or money)  

Jul 31   On this day in history hilary Putnam, American philosopher  

Aug 01   Battles between Druzen & French in Damascus in the year 1926.  

Aug 01   Israel Zangwill, British zionists writer (Ghetto tragedies), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 02   On this day in history betsy Bloomingdale, dept store mogul  

Aug 03   In the year 1926 the birth of Tony Bennett, American singer  

Aug 03   On this day in history tony Bennett, Queens NY, singer (Left a body part in SF)  

Aug 03   Traffic lights installed on Piccadilly Circus in the year 1926.  

Aug 05   1st talkie movie "Don Juan" at Warner Theatre, NY in the year 1926.  

Aug 05   Betsy Jolas, composer in the year 1926.  

Aug 05   Houdini stays in a coffin under water for over 1 hour on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1926

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of claire Polin [Schaff], composer flautist/musicologist  

Jan 01   Richard Verreau, French-Canadian tenor (d. 2005) was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 03   Danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   George Martin, record producer (The Beatles) was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 05   Claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl) was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of hosea Williams, American activist (d. 2000)  

Jan 05   In the year 1926 birth of william De Witt Snodgrass, American poet  

Famous Deaths In 1926

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   Emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864) died in the year 1926.  

Jan 15   Enrico Toselli, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1926.  

Jan 21   Camillo Golgi, Ital medical research (malaria, Nobel 1906), dies at 81 in the year 1926.  

Jan 23   Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   John Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University died on this day in history.  

Jan 30   On this day in history death of barbara La Marr, American actress (b. 1896)  

Feb 02   Vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848) died in the year 1926.  

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