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Historical Events In 1926

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Oct 13   Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61 in the year 1926.  

Oct 13   Ray Brown, US, bandleader in the year 1926.  

Oct 14   Alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released in the year 1926.  

Oct 14   Bill Justis, rocker on this day in history.  

Oct 15   In the year 1926 austria govt of Seipel, forms  

Oct 15   Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle) in the year 1926.  

Oct 16   On this day in history mohammed Nadir Khan begins coup in Afghanistan, 1200 killed  

Oct 16   On this day in history uS Troop ship sinks in Yangtze River, killing 1,200  

Oct 17   On this day in history beverly Garland, Santa Cruz Calif, actress (My 3 Sons)  

Oct 18   On this day in history frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament  

Oct 19   In the year 1926 john C Garand patents semi-automatic rifle  

Oct 19   In the year 1926 the birth of Chuck Berry, Popular 'Rock and Roll' singer of the 50's  

Oct 20   Hurricane in Cuba, kills 600 on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956) on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital) on this day in history.  

Oct 22   On this day in history j. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal.  

Oct 22   In the year 1926 jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian  

Oct 22   Jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies on this day in history.  

Oct 24   Harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan in the year 1926.  

Oct 24   In the year 1926 y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963)  

Oct 25   On this day in history biff McGuire, New Haven Ct, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter)  

Oct 25   Frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1926.  

Oct 25   On this day in history lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers  

Oct 26   Arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Oct 26   Yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut in the year 1926.  

Oct 27   In the year 1926 h R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure)  

Oct 28   In the year 1926 bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984)  

Oct 29   In the year 1926 jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor  

Oct 31   Harry Houdini, [Erich Weisz], magician, dies in Detroit of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured in the year 1926.  

Oct 31   In the year 1926 shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters)  

Nov 01   Air Commerce Act passes in the year 1926.  

Nov 01   Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72 in the year 1926.  

Nov 03   15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins in the year 1926.  

Nov 03   In the year 1926 annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1926 birth of claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts)  

Jan 05   Robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl) was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 05   Hosea Williams, American activist (d. 2000) was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of william De Witt Snodgrass, American poet  

Famous Deaths In 1926

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   Emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)  

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

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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