Historical Events In 1926
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Oct 13 Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61 in the year 1926.
Oct 13 Ray Brown, US, bandleader in the year 1926.
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 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 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 On this day in history frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament
Oct 19 In the year 1926 john C Garand patents semi-automatic rifle
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 Leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital) on this day in history.
Oct 22 On this day in history 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 Jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies on this day in history.
Oct 24 Harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan in the year 1926.
Oct 24 In the year 1926 y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963)
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 On this day in history lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers
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 In the year 1926 h R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure)
Oct 28 In the year 1926 bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984)
Oct 29 In the year 1926 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 Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72 in the year 1926.
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