Historical Events In 1926
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
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 Alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released on this day in history.
Oct 14 Bill Justis, rocker in the year 1926.
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 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 Beverly Garland, Santa Cruz Calif, actress (My 3 Sons) on this day in history.
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 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 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 In the year 1926 jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies
Oct 24 On this day in history harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.
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 Frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1926.
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 On this day in history yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut
Oct 27 In the year 1926 h R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure)
Oct 28 Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1926 shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters)
Nov 01 Air Commerce Act passes in the year 1926.
Nov 01 In the year 1926 louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72
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.