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Historical Events In 1926

Saturday, 26 September 2020

Jul 16   Brian Howard, deputy chairman (Marks & Spencer) on this day in history.  

Jul 16   Jaspar govt asks authority to save Belgian franc on this day in history.  

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

Jul 17   In the year 1926 Édouard Carpentier, French-born professional wrestler  

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) in the year 1926.  

Jul 20   A convention of the Methodist Church votes to allow women to become priests in the year 1926.  

Jul 21   Gerald Ian Lacey, architect/town planner on this day in history.  

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

Jul 22   In the year 1926 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   In the year 1926 bryan Forbes, director/producer (Endless Games, King Rat)  

Jul 23   On this day in history belgian NMBS/SNCFB forms  

Jul 24   On this day in history hans-Gunther Winkler, Germany, equestrian jumper (Olympic-gold-1956)  

Jul 25   Teodor Grigoriu, composer in the year 1926.  

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

Jul 26   In the year 1926 national Bar Association incorporates  

Jul 27   Peter Coker, captain on this day in history.  

Jul 28   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 28   On this day in history uS & Panamanian pact about safeguard of Panama Canal  

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

Jul 30   Albanian boundaries deduced in the year 1926.  

Jul 30   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 01   On this day in history israel Zangwill, British zionists writer (Ghetto tragedies), dies  

Aug 02   Betsy Bloomingdale, dept store mogul on this day in history.  

Aug 03   The birth of Tony Bennett, American singer in the year 1926.  

Aug 03   Tony Bennett, Queens NY, singer (Left a body part in SF) in the year 1926.  

Aug 03   In the year 1926 traffic lights installed on Piccadilly Circus  

Aug 05   1st talkie movie "Don Juan" at Warner Theatre, NY on this day in history.  

Aug 05   On this day in history betsy Jolas, composer  

Aug 05   On this day in history houdini stays in a coffin under water for over 1 hour  

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Famous Birthdays In 1926

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1926 birth of claire Polin [Schaff], composer flautist/musicologist  

Jan 01   Richard Verreau, French-Canadian tenor (d. 2005) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist was born in the year 1926.  

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 in the year 1926.  

Jan 05   Robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1926 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   On this day in history emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)  

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 in the year 1926.  

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

Jan 30   Barbara La Marr, American actress (b. 1896) died in the year 1926.  

Feb 02   On this day in history death of vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848)  

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