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Historical Events In 1926

Thursday, 30 June 2022

Oct 13   In the year 1926 hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61  

Oct 13   In the year 1926 ray Brown, US, bandleader  

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   Austria govt of Seipel, forms on this day in history.  

Oct 15   In the year 1926 evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle)  

Oct 16   In the year 1926 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   In the year 1926 beverly Garland, Santa Cruz Calif, actress (My 3 Sons)  

Oct 18   Frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament on this day in history.  

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

Oct 19   On this day in history 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   In the year 1926 ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)  

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

Oct 22   J. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal in the year 1926.  

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

Oct 22   On this day in history jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies  

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

Oct 24   On this day in history y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963)  

Oct 25   Biff McGuire, New Haven Ct, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter) in the year 1926.  

Oct 25   Frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 26   In the year 1926 arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC  

Oct 26   In the year 1926 yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut  

Oct 27   H R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure) in the year 1926.  

Oct 28   Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984) on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor on this day in history.  

Oct 31   On this day in history harry Houdini, [Erich Weisz], magician, dies in Detroit of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured  

Oct 31   Shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters) in the year 1926.  

Nov 01   On this day in history air Commerce Act passes  

Nov 01   Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 03   Annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1926.  

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   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   In the year 1926 emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 12   In the year 1926 death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)  

Jan 15   In the year 1926 enrico Toselli, composer, dies at 42  

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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