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Historical Events In 1926

Sunday, 27 September 2020

Oct 13   Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Oct 13   On this day in history ray Brown, US, bandleader  

Oct 14   Alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released in the year 1926.  

Oct 14   Bill Justis, rocker in the year 1926.  

Oct 15   On this day in history austria govt of Seipel, forms  

Oct 15   On this day in history evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle)  

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   In the year 1926 beverly Garland, Santa Cruz Calif, actress (My 3 Sons)  

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 in the year 1926.  

Oct 20   Ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956) in the year 1926.  

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   Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Oct 26   On this day in history arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC  

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   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) on this day in history.  

Nov 01   Air Commerce Act passes in the year 1926.  

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

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 in the year 1926.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 03   George Martin, record producer (The Beatles) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1926 birth of robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl)  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of william De Witt Snodgrass, American poet  

Famous Deaths In 1926

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   In the year 1926 emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81  

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

Jan 15   Enrico Toselli, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1926 camillo Golgi, Ital medical research (malaria, Nobel 1906), dies at 81  

Jan 23   Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   John Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University died in the year 1926.  

Jan 30   In the year 1926 death of barbara La Marr, American actress (b. 1896)  

Feb 02   In the year 1926 death of vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848)  

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