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Historical Events In 1926

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Aug 06   Christa Reinig, writer in the year 1926.  

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   Warner Bros premiers Vitaphone sound-on-disc movie system in the year 1926.  

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

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

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 in the year 1926.  

Aug 11   On this day in history 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- ) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Aug 20   In the year 1926 uprising against Reza Shah Pahlawi in Persia  

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

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

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

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

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   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) in the year 1926.  

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

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

Aug 30   Olgerts Gravitis, composer in the year 1926.  

Aug 31   On this day in history georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup)  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1926 birth of danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist  

Jan 03   George Martin, record producer (The Beatles) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1926.  

Jan 21   Camillo Golgi, Ital medical research (malaria, Nobel 1906), dies at 81 in the year 1926.  

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   On this day in history 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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