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Historical Events In 1926

Friday, 18 January 2019

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

Aug 06   On this day in history gertrude Ederle becomes first woman to swim the English Channel  

Aug 06   In the year 1926 nY's Gertrude Ederle becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel  

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

Aug 07   Amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York) on this day in history.  

Aug 08   In the year 1926 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   Italian-Spanish peace treaty signed on this day in history.  

Aug 11   On this day in history aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist  

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

Aug 13   In the year 1926 fidel Castro born  

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

Aug 14   In the year 1926 alice Adams, US author  

Aug 17   Greek-Serbian/Croatian/Slavs peace treaty signed on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history haakon Barfod, Norway, yachting (Olympic-gold-1948, 52)  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Nobby Wirkowski, American and Canadian football player and coach on this day in history.  

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

Aug 21   On this day in history -22] Uprising against Greek president/dictator Pangalos  

Aug 21   Ben-Zion Orgad, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 22   In the year 1926 bob Flannigan, rocker (Four Freshmen)  

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   40th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Elizabeth Ryan (46 64 97) in the year 1926.  

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

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

Aug 25   Pavlos Koundouris becomes president of Greece on this day in history.  

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

Aug 29   On this day in history betty Lynn, American actress  

Aug 30   Jack Hobbs scores 316* at Lord's (Surrey v Middlesex) on this day in history.  

Aug 30   Olgerts Gravitis, composer in the year 1926.  

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

Sep 01   Abdur Rahman Biswas, President of Bangladesh on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of george Martin, record producer (The Beatles)  

Jan 05   Claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts) was born in the year 1926.  

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

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

Jan 05   William De Witt Snodgrass, American poet was born in the year 1926.  

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   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   In the year 1926 desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74  

Jan 26   John Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University died in the year 1926.  

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

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

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