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Historical Events In 1926

Thursday, 12 December 2019

Oct 13   Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1926 mohammed Nadir Khan begins coup in Afghanistan, 1200 killed  

Oct 16   US Troop ship sinks in Yangtze River, killing 1,200 in the year 1926.  

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   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   In the year 1926 hurricane in Cuba, kills 600  

Oct 20   Ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956) in the year 1926.  

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   In the year 1926 jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian  

Oct 22   Jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies on this day in history.  

Oct 24   On this day in history harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.  

Oct 24   On this day in history y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963)  

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

Oct 26   On this day in history 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   Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984) on this day in history.  

Oct 29   In the year 1926 jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor  

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   On this day in history air Commerce Act passes  

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

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

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   Danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of george Martin, record producer (The Beatles)  

Jan 05   Claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts) was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 05   Robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl) was born in the year 1926.  

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   In the year 1926 emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)  

Jan 15   Enrico Toselli, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 26   On this day in history 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   Vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848) died in the year 1926.  

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