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Historical Events In 1926

Friday, 10 July 2020

Oct 13   In the year 1926 hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61  

Oct 13   In the year 1926 ray Brown, US, bandleader  

Oct 14   On this day in history 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   Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle) in the year 1926.  

Oct 16   On this day in history mohammed Nadir Khan begins coup in Afghanistan, 1200 killed  

Oct 16   US Troop ship sinks in Yangtze River, killing 1,200 in the year 1926.  

Oct 17   Beverly Garland, Santa Cruz Calif, actress (My 3 Sons) on this day in history.  

Oct 18   In the year 1926 frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament  

Oct 19   John C Garand patents semi-automatic rifle in the year 1926.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956) on this day in history.  

Oct 21   In the year 1926 leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital)  

Oct 22   On this day in history 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   On this day in history y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963)  

Oct 25   Biff McGuire, New Haven Ct, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter) on this day in history.  

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 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   Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984) in the year 1926.  

Oct 29   In the year 1926 jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor  

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   In the year 1926 shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters)  

Nov 01   In the year 1926 air Commerce Act passes  

Nov 01   Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72 in the year 1926.  

Nov 03   In the year 1926 15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins  

Nov 03   On this day in history annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66  

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Famous Birthdays In 1926

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of claire Polin [Schaff], composer flautist/musicologist  

Jan 01   In the year 1926 birth of richard Verreau, French-Canadian tenor (d. 2005)  

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

Jan 03   George Martin, record producer (The Beatles) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts) was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl)  

Jan 05   Hosea Williams, American activist (d. 2000) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   William De Witt Snodgrass, American poet was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1926

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   Emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1926 camillo Golgi, Ital medical research (malaria, Nobel 1906), dies at 81  

Jan 23   In the year 1926 desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74  

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

Jan 30   Barbara La Marr, American actress (b. 1896) died on this day in history.  

Feb 02   On this day in history death of vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848)  

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