Historical Events In 1926
Monday, 10 December 2018
Oct 13 Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Oct 13 Ray Brown, US, bandleader on this day in history.
Oct 14 Alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released on this day in history.
Oct 14 Bill Justis, rocker on this day in history.
Oct 15 On this day in history austria govt of Seipel, forms
Oct 15 Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle) on this day in history.
Oct 16 Mohammed Nadir Khan begins coup in Afghanistan, 1200 killed in the year 1926.
Oct 16 US Troop ship sinks in Yangtze River, killing 1,200 in the year 1926.
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 In the year 1926 john C Garand patents semi-automatic rifle
Oct 19 The birth of Chuck Berry, Popular 'Rock and Roll' singer of the 50's on this day in history.
Oct 20 On this day in history hurricane in Cuba, kills 600
Oct 20 Ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956) in the year 1926.
Oct 21 In the year 1926 leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital)
Oct 22 J. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal in the year 1926.
Oct 22 Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian on this day in history.
Oct 22 Jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies on this day in history.
Oct 24 On this day in history harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.
Oct 24 In the year 1926 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) on this day in history.
Oct 25 Frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
Oct 25 Lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers in the year 1926.
Oct 26 Arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC in the year 1926.
Oct 26 On this day in history 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) in the year 1926.
Oct 29 On this day in history 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 On this day in history louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72
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