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Historical Events In 1926

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

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

Jul 16   On this day in history jaspar govt asks authority to save Belgian franc  

Jul 16   The first underwater color photographs appeared in " National Geographic" magazine on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   On this day in history barbara Jefford, actress (Saint, Reunion, Ulysses)  

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

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 in the year 1926.  

Jul 28   US & Panamanian pact about safeguard of Panama Canal on this day in history.  

Jul 29   On this day in history don Carter, bowler, 6-time Bowler of Year (1953-54, 57-58, 60-61)  

Jul 30   On this day in history albanian boundaries deduced  

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

Jul 31   In the year 1926 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 in the year 1926.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 05   Betsy Jolas, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1926 birth of claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts)  

Jan 05   In the year 1926 birth of robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl)  

Jan 05   In the year 1926 birth of hosea Williams, American activist (d. 2000)  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)  

Jan 15   On this day in history enrico Toselli, composer, dies at 42  

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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