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Historical Events In 1926

Thursday, 25 April 2019

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   In the year 1926 alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released  

Oct 14   Bill Justis, rocker in the year 1926.  

Oct 15   On this day in history 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   US Troop ship sinks in Yangtze River, killing 1,200 on this day in history.  

Oct 17   In the year 1926 beverly Garland, Santa Cruz Calif, actress (My 3 Sons)  

Oct 18   In the year 1926 frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament  

Oct 19   In the year 1926 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   On this day in history hurricane in Cuba, kills 600  

Oct 20   On this day in history ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)  

Oct 21   On this day in history 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   On this day in history jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian  

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 in the year 1926.  

Oct 24   Y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963) in the year 1926.  

Oct 25   On this day in history biff McGuire, New Haven Ct, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter)  

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 in the year 1926.  

Oct 26   Arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC in the year 1926.  

Oct 26   In the year 1926 yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut  

Oct 27   H R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure) in the year 1926.  

Oct 28   On this day in history bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984)  

Oct 29   Jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor in the year 1926.  

Oct 31   In the year 1926 harry Houdini, [Erich Weisz], magician, dies in Detroit of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Claire Polin [Schaff], composer flautist/musicologist was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 01   In the year 1926 birth of richard Verreau, French-Canadian tenor (d. 2005)  

Jan 03   Danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist was born on this day in history.  

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   Robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1926 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   Emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1926 death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)  

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

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

Jan 23   Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 26   John Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University died in the year 1926.  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history death of vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848)  

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