Historical Events In 1926
Thursday, 25 April 2019
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 In the year 1926 alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released
Oct 14 Bill Justis, rocker in the year 1926.
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 in the year 1926.
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 In the year 1926 frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament
Oct 19 In the year 1926 john C Garand patents semi-automatic rifle
Oct 19 In the year 1926 the birth of Chuck Berry, Popular 'Rock and Roll' singer of the 50's
Oct 20 On this day in history hurricane in Cuba, kills 600
Oct 20 On this day in history ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)
Oct 21 On this day in history 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 On this day in history jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian
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 in the year 1926.
Oct 24 Y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963) in the year 1926.
Oct 25 On this day in history biff McGuire, New Haven Ct, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter)
Oct 25 Frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
Oct 25 Lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers in the year 1926.
Oct 26 Arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC in the year 1926.
Oct 26 In the year 1926 yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut
Oct 27 H R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure) in the year 1926.
Oct 28 On this day in history bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984)
Oct 29 Jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor in the year 1926.
Oct 31 In the year 1926 harry Houdini, [Erich Weisz], magician, dies in Detroit of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured
Oct 31 Shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters) in the year 1926.
Nov 01 Air Commerce Act passes on this day in history.
Nov 01 Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1926.