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Historical Events In 1926

Tuesday, 23 February 2021

Oct 13   On this day in history hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61  

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

Oct 14   On this day in history alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released  

Oct 14   On this day in history bill Justis, rocker  

Oct 15   Austria govt of Seipel, forms in the year 1926.  

Oct 15   Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1926 frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament  

Oct 19   On this day in history john C Garand patents semi-automatic rifle  

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

Oct 20   On this day in history hurricane in Cuba, kills 600  

Oct 20   In the year 1926 ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)  

Oct 21   In the year 1926 leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital)  

Oct 22   In the year 1926 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   On this day in history jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies  

Oct 24   Harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan on this day in history.  

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

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 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 in the year 1926.  

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

Oct 27   H R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure) on this day in history.  

Oct 28   Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984) in the year 1926.  

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

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

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

Nov 01   Air Commerce Act passes on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1926 birth of claire Polin [Schaff], composer flautist/musicologist  

Jan 01   Richard Verreau, French-Canadian tenor (d. 2005) was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 03   In the year 1926 birth of danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist  

Jan 03   George Martin, record producer (The Beatles) was born in the year 1926.  

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 in the year 1926.  

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

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

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

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 in the year 1926.  

Jan 23   In the year 1926 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   Barbara La Marr, American actress (b. 1896) died on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848) died in the year 1926.  

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