Historical Events In 1926
Saturday, 04 April 2020
Oct 13 On this day in history hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61
Oct 13 Ray Brown, US, bandleader on this day in history.
Oct 14 On this day in history alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released
Oct 14 Bill Justis, rocker on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 Frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament in the year 1926.
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 on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1926.
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 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 on this day in history.
Oct 26 Yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut in the year 1926.
Oct 27 On this day in history h R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure)
Oct 28 On this day in history bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984)
Oct 29 In the year 1926 jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor
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) on this day in history.
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 15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins in the year 1926.
Nov 03 Annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66 in the year 1926.