Historical Events In 1926
Friday, 10 July 2020
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 On this day in history alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released
Oct 14 Bill Justis, rocker in the year 1926.
Oct 15 On this day in history 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 US Troop ship sinks in Yangtze River, killing 1,200 in the year 1926.
Oct 17 Beverly Garland, Santa Cruz Calif, actress (My 3 Sons) on this day in history.
Oct 18 In the year 1926 frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament
Oct 19 John C Garand patents semi-automatic rifle in the year 1926.
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 In the year 1926 leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital)
Oct 22 On this day in history j. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal.
Oct 22 Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian on this day in history.
Oct 22 In the year 1926 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) 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 on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1926 jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor
Oct 31 In the year 1926 harry Houdini, [Erich Weisz], magician, dies in Detroit of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured
Oct 31 In the year 1926 shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters)
Nov 01 In the year 1926 air Commerce Act passes
Nov 01 Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72 in the year 1926.
Nov 03 In the year 1926 15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins
Nov 03 On this day in history annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66