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Historical Events In 1926

Monday, 20 January 2020

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

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

Oct 14   On this day in history alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released  

Oct 14   On this day in history bill Justis, rocker  

Oct 15   In the year 1926 austria govt of Seipel, forms  

Oct 15   In the year 1926 evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle)  

Oct 16   Mohammed Nadir Khan begins coup in Afghanistan, 1200 killed in the year 1926.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1926 ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)  

Oct 21   Leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital) on this day in history.  

Oct 22   J. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal on this day in history.  

Oct 22   Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian in the year 1926.  

Oct 22   Jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies in the year 1926.  

Oct 24   In the year 1926 harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.  

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   In the year 1926 frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68  

Oct 25   Lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers in the year 1926.  

Oct 26   In the year 1926 arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC  

Oct 26   Yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut on this day in history.  

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   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   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   15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins in the year 1926.  

Nov 03   On this day in history annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66  

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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   On this day in history birth of danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist  

Jan 03   George Martin, record producer (The Beatles) was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl)  

Jan 05   Hosea Williams, American activist (d. 2000) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1926 birth of william De Witt Snodgrass, American poet  

Famous Deaths In 1926

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   Emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1926.  

Jan 12   Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864) died in the year 1926.  

Jan 15   On this day in history enrico Toselli, composer, dies at 42  

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 in the year 1926.  

Jan 26   In the year 1926 death of john Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University  

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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