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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1926

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1926 birth of claire Polin [Schaff], composer flautist/musicologist  

Jan 01   Richard Verreau, French-Canadian tenor (d. 2005) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1926 birth of danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist  

Jan 03   In the year 1926 birth of george Martin, record producer (The Beatles)  

Jan 05   Claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Hosea Williams, American activist (d. 2000) was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 05   In the year 1926 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 in the year 1926.  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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 in the year 1926.  

Jan 26   On this day in history death of john Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University  

Jan 30   On this day in history death of barbara La Marr, American actress (b. 1896)  

Feb 02   In the year 1926 death of vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848)  

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