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.