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Historical Events In 1926

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Oct 13   In the year 1926 hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61  

Oct 13   Ray Brown, US, bandleader in the year 1926.  

Oct 14   Alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Bill Justis, rocker in the year 1926.  

Oct 15   Austria govt of Seipel, forms in the year 1926.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Beverly Garland, Santa Cruz Calif, actress (My 3 Sons) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1926 ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)  

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 in the year 1926.  

Oct 22   In the year 1926 jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies  

Oct 24   On this day in history harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.  

Oct 24   Y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963) on this day in history.  

Oct 25   In the year 1926 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   On this day in history arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC  

Oct 26   On this day in history yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut  

Oct 27   In the year 1926 h R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure)  

Oct 28   Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984) on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1926 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 in the year 1926.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1926

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of claire Polin [Schaff], composer flautist/musicologist  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of richard Verreau, French-Canadian tenor (d. 2005)  

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   Robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl) was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of hosea Williams, American activist (d. 2000)  

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   In the year 1926 death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)  

Jan 15   Enrico Toselli, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1926.  

Jan 21   On this day in history camillo Golgi, Ital medical research (malaria, Nobel 1906), dies at 81  

Jan 23   On this day in history desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74  

Jan 26   On this day in history death of john Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University  

Jan 30   Barbara La Marr, American actress (b. 1896) died on this day in history.  

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

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