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Historical Events In 1926

Sunday, 15 December 2019

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

Jul 16   Jaspar govt asks authority to save Belgian franc in the year 1926.  

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 in the year 1926.  

Jul 17   In the year 1926 paavo Nurmi walks world record 4x1500m (16:11.4)  

Jul 19   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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   Hans-Gunther Winkler, Germany, equestrian jumper (Olympic-gold-1956) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 26   In the year 1926 barbara Jefford, actress (Saint, Reunion, Ulysses)  

Jul 26   On this day in history 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   US & Panamanian pact about safeguard of Panama Canal on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 30   Peter T Thwaites, British brig-gen/playwright (Love or money) in the year 1926.  

Jul 31   Hilary Putnam, American philosopher on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1926 battles between Druzen & French in Damascus  

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

Aug 02   Betsy Bloomingdale, dept store mogul in the year 1926.  

Aug 03   The birth of Tony Bennett, American singer on this day in history.  

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

Aug 03   On this day in history traffic lights installed on Piccadilly Circus  

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

Aug 05   In the year 1926 betsy Jolas, composer  

Aug 05   Houdini stays in a coffin under water for over 1 hour in the year 1926.  

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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 in the year 1926.  

Jan 03   In the year 1926 birth of danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Hosea Williams, American activist (d. 2000) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   William De Witt Snodgrass, American poet was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1926

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   In the year 1926 emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81  

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

Jan 15   In the year 1926 enrico Toselli, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 21   Camillo Golgi, Ital medical research (malaria, Nobel 1906), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74 in the year 1926.  

Jan 26   On this day in history death of john Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University  

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 on this day in history.  

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