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Historical Events In 1926

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Oct 13   Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61 in the year 1926.  

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

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

Oct 14   In the year 1926 bill Justis, rocker  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 16   In the year 1926 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   In the year 1926 frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament  

Oct 19   John C Garand patents semi-automatic rifle on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1926.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68  

Oct 25   In the year 1926 lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers  

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) in the year 1926.  

Oct 28   In the year 1926 bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984)  

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

Oct 31   On this day in history harry Houdini, [Erich Weisz], magician, dies in Detroit of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured  

Oct 31   In the year 1926 shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters)  

Nov 01   Air Commerce Act passes on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72  

Nov 03   15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins on this day in history.  

Nov 03   Annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1926

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Claire Polin [Schaff], composer flautist/musicologist was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1926 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   In the year 1926 birth of robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl)  

Jan 05   In the year 1926 birth of hosea Williams, American activist (d. 2000)  

Jan 05   William De Witt Snodgrass, American poet was born in the year 1926.  

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 in the year 1926.  

Jan 21   Camillo Golgi, Ital medical research (malaria, Nobel 1906), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   In the year 1926 desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74  

Jan 26   John Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University died on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Barbara La Marr, American actress (b. 1896) died in the year 1926.  

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

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