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Historical Events In 1926

Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Sep 22   Belgian crown prince Leopold & Swedish princess Astrid get engaged on this day in history.  

Sep 22   In the year 1926 william O Smith, composer  

Sep 23   On this day in history gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 for heavyweight boxing title  

Sep 23   On this day in history gene Tunney defeats Jack Dempsey for world heavyweight boxing title  

Sep 23   John Coltrane, jazz saxophonist (Round Midnight) on this day in history.  

Sep 24   Cardinals clinch NL pennant by beating Giants 6-4 in the year 1926.  

Sep 25   In the year 1926 9th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen at Salisbury GC Westbury NY  

Sep 25   On this day in history aldo Ray, Pen Argyl PA, actor (God's Little Acre, Green Beret)  

Sep 25   Henry Ford announces the 8 hour, 5-day work week on this day in history.  

Sep 25   On this day in history international slavery convention signed by 20 states  

Sep 26   Buland Al Haidary, poet in the year 1926.  

Sep 26   In the year 1926 jB Fagan's "And So to Bed," premieres in London  

Sep 28   On this day in history russia & Latvia treaty of neutrality signed  

Sep 29   Norma Shearer wed Irving Thalberg on this day in history.  

Sep 30   In the year 1926 german/French/Belgian/Luxembourg steel cartel closes  

Sep 30   On this day in history peder Holm, composer  

Oct 01   In the year 1926 roger Williams, American pianist  

Oct 02   Bert Gibb of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a game in the year 1926.  

Oct 02   In the year 1926 jan Morris, travel writer (Among the Cities, Hong Kong, Journeys)  

Oct 03   1st congress of Paneuropabeweging opens in Vienna on this day in history.  

Oct 03   In the year 1926 marques Haynes, NBA player (World's Greatest Dribbler, Globetrotters)  

Oct 04   In the year 1926 dahlia is officially designated as SF city flower  

Oct 05   On this day in history clifton Eugene Bancroft Robinson, public servant  

Oct 06   On this day in history alan Copeland, LA Calif, orch leader/singer (Your Hit Parade)  

Oct 06   Babe Ruth hits 3 HRs in a World Series game, Yanks beat Cards 10-5 in the year 1926.  

Oct 06   On this day in history charles Van de Banks, Flemish writer/poet (Red Horse), dies  

Oct 07   In the year 1926 actress Theo Mann-Master resigns from stage  

Oct 07   Diana Lynn, LA CA, actress (Annapolis Story, Easy Come Easy Go) in the year 1926.  

Oct 09   On this day in history daniele Delorme, [Gabrielle Girard], Paris, actress (Pardon My Affair)  

Oct 09   Dutch Queen Wilhelmina opens Royal Colonial Institution on this day in history.  

Oct 10   On this day in history oscar Brown Jr, US songwriter (Brown Baby, Forbidden Fruit)  

Oct 10   In the year 1926 st Louis Cards beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 23rd World Series  

Oct 11   On this day in history earle Hyman, NC, actor (Russell-Cosby, Coriolanus)  

Oct 12   In the year 1926 hans Liebold, Germany, auto racer (Nardo, Italy)  

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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   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   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 in the year 1926.  

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

Jan 12   Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Enrico Toselli, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history camillo Golgi, Ital medical research (malaria, Nobel 1906), dies at 81  

Jan 23   In the year 1926 desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74  

Jan 26   In the year 1926 death of john Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University  

Jan 30   Barbara La Marr, American actress (b. 1896) died on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848) died on this day in history.  

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