Historical Events In 1926
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Oct 13 On this day in history hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61
Oct 13 In the year 1926 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 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 On this day in history mohammed Nadir Khan begins coup in Afghanistan, 1200 killed
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 In the year 1926 frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament
Oct 19 On this day in history john C Garand patents semi-automatic rifle
Oct 19 The birth of Chuck Berry, Popular 'Rock and Roll' singer of the 50's in the year 1926.
Oct 20 On this day in history hurricane in Cuba, kills 600
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 In the year 1926 j. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal.
Oct 22 In the year 1926 jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian
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 Y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963) in the year 1926.
Oct 25 Biff McGuire, New Haven Ct, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter) in the year 1926.
Oct 25 Frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1926.
Oct 25 On this day in history lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers
Oct 26 Arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC in the year 1926.
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 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 Shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters) in the year 1926.
Nov 01 Air Commerce Act passes on this day in history.
Nov 01 Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72 on this day in history.
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