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Historical Events In 1926

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

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

Aug 06   Gertrude Ederle becomes first woman to swim the English Channel on this day in history.  

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   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   Italian-Spanish peace treaty signed in the year 1926.  

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

Aug 14   In the year 1926 alice Adams, US author  

Aug 17   In the year 1926 greek-Serbian/Croatian/Slavs peace treaty signed  

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

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

Aug 19   On this day in history arthur Rock, American venture capitalist  

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 in the year 1926.  

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

Aug 22   Charles William Elliot, Pres of Harvard (1869-1909), dies at 92 in the year 1926.  

Aug 22   In the year 1926 gold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa  

Aug 23   In the year 1926 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 in the year 1926.  

Aug 23   In the year 1926 rudolph Valentino, silent movie idol (Sheik), dies in NY at 31  

Aug 25   On this day in history pavlos Koundouris becomes president of Greece  

Aug 28   Indian Emil Levsen pitches complete doubleheader victory (Red Sox) in the year 1926.  

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

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

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

Aug 31   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1926.  

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

Jan 05   Claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1926 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   Emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1926.  

Jan 12   Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864) died in the year 1926.  

Jan 15   Enrico Toselli, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1926.  

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   In the year 1926 death of barbara La Marr, American actress (b. 1896)  

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

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