Historical Events In 1926
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Oct 13 Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61 in the year 1926.
Oct 13 On this day in history ray Brown, US, bandleader
Oct 14 Alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 1926 bill Justis, rocker
Oct 15 In the year 1926 austria govt of Seipel, forms
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 on this day in history.
Oct 16 In the year 1926 uS Troop ship sinks in Yangtze River, killing 1,200
Oct 17 On this day in history beverly Garland, Santa Cruz Calif, actress (My 3 Sons)
Oct 18 In the year 1926 frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament
Oct 19 John C Garand patents semi-automatic rifle on this day in history.
Oct 19 In the year 1926 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 Ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956) on this day in history.
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 Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian in the year 1926.
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 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68
Oct 25 In the year 1926 lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers
Oct 26 In the year 1926 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 In the year 1926 bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984)
Oct 29 Jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor on this day in history.
Oct 31 On this day in history harry Houdini, [Erich Weisz], magician, dies in Detroit of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured
Oct 31 In the year 1926 shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters)
Nov 01 Air Commerce Act passes on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 03 Annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66 on this day in history.