Historical Events In 1926
Thursday, 22 August 2019
Oct 13 Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61 in the year 1926.
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 In the year 1926 bill Justis, rocker
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 Mohammed Nadir Khan begins coup in Afghanistan, 1200 killed on this day in history.
Oct 16 In the year 1926 uS Troop ship sinks in Yangtze River, killing 1,200
Oct 17 Beverly Garland, Santa Cruz Calif, actress (My 3 Sons) in the year 1926.
Oct 18 Frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament in the year 1926.
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 On this day in history 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 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 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 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 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 in the year 1926.
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 On this day in history shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters)
Nov 01 Air Commerce Act passes in the year 1926.
Nov 01 In the year 1926 louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72
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.