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Historical Events In 1926

Saturday, 04 December 2021

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   In the year 1926 richard Anderson, Long Beach NJ, actor (Oscar Goldman-6 Million $ Man)  

Aug 09   Denis Atkinson, cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1926 cleve Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double  

Aug 13   Fidel Castro born on this day in history.  

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

Aug 17   In the year 1926 haakon Barfod, Norway, yachting (Olympic-gold-1948, 52)  

Aug 18   England regain Ashes with 5th Test Cricket win, to take series 1-0 in the year 1926.  

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

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 in the year 1926.  

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

Aug 21   On this day in history ben-Zion Orgad, composer  

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

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

Aug 29   Betty Lynn, American actress on this day in history.  

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 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   Richard Verreau, French-Canadian tenor (d. 2005) was born in the year 1926.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1926 emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history death of vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848)  

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