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Historical Events In 1926

Tuesday, 04 August 2020

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) in the year 1926.  

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   In the year 1926 italian-Spanish peace treaty signed  

Aug 11   Aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist in the year 1926.  

Aug 11   Cleve Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Fidel Castro born in the year 1926.  

Aug 13   In the year 1926 fidel Castro Ruz, Mayari, Oriente, Cuba, dictator (1959- )  

Aug 14   Alice Adams, US author in the year 1926.  

Aug 17   Greek-Serbian/Croatian/Slavs peace treaty signed in the year 1926.  

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 in the year 1926.  

Aug 20   On this day in history nobby Wirkowski, American and Canadian football player and coach  

Aug 20   Uprising against Reza Shah Pahlawi in Persia on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 23   Motion picture star Rudolph Valentino dies in New York at age 31 on this day in history.  

Aug 23   Rudolph Valentino, silent movie idol (Sheik), dies in NY at 31 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 28   In the year 1926 indian Emil Levsen pitches complete doubleheader victory (Red Sox)  

Aug 29   Betty Lynn, American actress in the year 1926.  

Aug 30   Jack Hobbs scores 316* at Lord's (Surrey v Middlesex) in the year 1926.  

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

Aug 31   Georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup) on this day in history.  

Sep 01   On this day in history abdur Rahman Biswas, President of Bangladesh  

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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   On this day in history 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   George Martin, record producer (The Beatles) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl)  

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

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   Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864) died in the year 1926.  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1926 camillo Golgi, Ital medical research (malaria, Nobel 1906), dies at 81  

Jan 23   On this day in history desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74  

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   Vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848) died on this day in history.  

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