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Historical Events In 1926

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Aug 06   In the year 1926 christa Reinig, writer  

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

Aug 06   On this day in history nY's Gertrude Ederle becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel  

Aug 06   Warner Bros premiers Vitaphone sound-on-disc movie system on this day in history.  

Aug 07   In the year 1926 amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York)  

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) in the year 1926.  

Aug 10   Italian-Spanish peace treaty signed on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history fidel Castro born  

Aug 13   Fidel Castro Ruz, Mayari, Oriente, Cuba, dictator (1959- ) on this day in history.  

Aug 14   Alice Adams, US author on this day in history.  

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

Aug 17   Haakon Barfod, Norway, yachting (Olympic-gold-1948, 52) on this day in history.  

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   Nobby Wirkowski, American and Canadian football player and coach in the year 1926.  

Aug 20   Uprising against Reza Shah Pahlawi in Persia in the year 1926.  

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

Aug 21   In the year 1926 ben-Zion Orgad, composer  

Aug 22   Bob Flannigan, rocker (Four Freshmen) in the year 1926.  

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

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) in the year 1926.  

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

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

Aug 29   In the year 1926 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   Georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup) in the year 1926.  

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 in the year 1926.  

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   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   Robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)  

Jan 15   On this day in history enrico Toselli, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 21   Camillo Golgi, Ital medical research (malaria, Nobel 1906), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history death of john Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University  

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

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

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