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Historical Events In 1926

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Aug 06   Christa Reinig, writer on this day in history.  

Aug 06   Gertrude Ederle becomes first woman to swim the English Channel in the year 1926.  

Aug 06   NY's Gertrude Ederle becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel in the year 1926.  

Aug 06   In the year 1926 warner Bros premiers Vitaphone sound-on-disc movie system  

Aug 07   On this day in history amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York)  

Aug 08   On this day in history richard Anderson, Long Beach NJ, actor (Oscar Goldman-6 Million $ Man)  

Aug 09   On this day in history denis Atkinson, cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955)  

Aug 10   On this day in history italian-Spanish peace treaty signed  

Aug 11   Aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist on this day in history.  

Aug 11   On this day in history cleve Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double  

Aug 13   Fidel Castro born in the year 1926.  

Aug 13   Fidel Castro Ruz, Mayari, Oriente, Cuba, dictator (1959- ) in the year 1926.  

Aug 14   On this day in history alice Adams, US author  

Aug 17   On this day in history greek-Serbian/Croatian/Slavs peace treaty signed  

Aug 17   Haakon Barfod, Norway, yachting (Olympic-gold-1948, 52) in the year 1926.  

Aug 18   England regain Ashes with 5th Test Cricket win, to take series 1-0 on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Arthur Rock, American venture capitalist in the year 1926.  

Aug 20   Nobby Wirkowski, American and Canadian football player and coach in the year 1926.  

Aug 20   On this day in history uprising against Reza Shah Pahlawi in Persia  

Aug 21   In the year 1926 -22] Uprising against Greek president/dictator Pangalos  

Aug 21   Ben-Zion Orgad, composer in the year 1926.  

Aug 22   Bob Flannigan, rocker (Four Freshmen) on this day in history.  

Aug 22   On this day in history charles William Elliot, Pres of Harvard (1869-1909), dies at 92  

Aug 22   Gold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa on this day in history.  

Aug 23   On this day in history 40th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Elizabeth Ryan (46 64 97)  

Aug 23   In the year 1926 motion picture star Rudolph Valentino dies in New York at age 31.  

Aug 23   On this day in history rudolph Valentino, silent movie idol (Sheik), dies in NY at 31  

Aug 25   In the year 1926 pavlos Koundouris becomes president of Greece  

Aug 28   Indian Emil Levsen pitches complete doubleheader victory (Red Sox) on this day in history.  

Aug 29   In the year 1926 betty Lynn, American actress  

Aug 30   In the year 1926 jack Hobbs scores 316* at Lord's (Surrey v Middlesex)  

Aug 30   Olgerts Gravitis, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 31   In the year 1926 georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup)  

Sep 01   Abdur Rahman Biswas, President of Bangladesh in the year 1926.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1926

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Claire Polin [Schaff], composer flautist/musicologist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1926 birth of richard Verreau, French-Canadian tenor (d. 2005)  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1926 birth of george Martin, record producer (The Beatles)  

Jan 05   In the year 1926 birth of claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts)  

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

Jan 05   Hosea Williams, American activist (d. 2000) was born in the year 1926.  

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   Emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1926.  

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

Jan 15   Enrico Toselli, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history camillo Golgi, Ital medical research (malaria, Nobel 1906), dies at 81  

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

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

Jan 30   Barbara La Marr, American actress (b. 1896) died on this day in history.  

Feb 02   In the year 1926 death of vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848)  

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