Historical Events In 1926
Thursday, 22 April 2021
Aug 06 In the year 1926 christa Reinig, writer
Aug 06 On this day in history gertrude Ederle becomes first woman to swim the English Channel
Aug 06 NY's Gertrude Ederle becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel on this day in history.
Aug 06 Warner Bros premiers Vitaphone sound-on-disc movie system on this day in history.
Aug 07 Amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York) in the year 1926.
Aug 08 Richard Anderson, Long Beach NJ, actor (Oscar Goldman-6 Million $ Man) on this day in history.
Aug 09 In the year 1926 denis Atkinson, cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955)
Aug 10 On this day in history italian-Spanish peace treaty signed
Aug 11 On this day in history aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist
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 in the year 1926.
Aug 17 Greek-Serbian/Croatian/Slavs peace treaty signed on this day in history.
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 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 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 In the year 1926 ben-Zion Orgad, composer
Aug 22 Bob Flannigan, rocker (Four Freshmen) in the year 1926.
Aug 22 In the year 1926 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 Motion picture star Rudolph Valentino dies in New York at age 31 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1926 betty Lynn, American actress
Aug 30 In the year 1926 jack Hobbs scores 316* at Lord's (Surrey v Middlesex)
Aug 30 In the year 1926 olgerts Gravitis, composer
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.