Historical Events In 1926
Sunday, 13 October 2019
Oct 13 Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Oct 13 On this day in history ray Brown, US, bandleader
Oct 14 Alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released in the year 1926.
Oct 14 In the year 1926 bill Justis, rocker
Oct 15 Austria govt of Seipel, forms on this day in history.
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 in the year 1926.
Oct 16 In the year 1926 uS Troop ship sinks in Yangtze River, killing 1,200
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 on this day in history.
Oct 20 Hurricane in Cuba, kills 600 on this day in history.
Oct 20 On this day in history ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)
Oct 21 In the year 1926 leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital)
Oct 22 In the year 1926 j. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal.
Oct 22 Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian on this day in history.
Oct 22 In the year 1926 jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies
Oct 24 In the year 1926 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) in the year 1926.
Oct 25 Biff McGuire, New Haven Ct, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter) on this day in history.
Oct 25 In the year 1926 frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68
Oct 25 Lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers on this day in history.
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 H R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure) on this day in history.
Oct 28 In the year 1926 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 in the year 1926.
Oct 31 Shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters) on this day in history.
Nov 01 In the year 1926 air Commerce Act passes
Nov 01 In the year 1926 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 In the year 1926 annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66