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Historical Events In 1926

Monday, 10 December 2018

Oct 13   Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Oct 13   Ray Brown, US, bandleader on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Bill Justis, rocker on this day in history.  

Oct 15   On this day in history 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 in the year 1926.  

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

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   In the year 1926 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   On this day in history 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   Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian on this day in history.  

Oct 22   Jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies on this day in history.  

Oct 24   On this day in history harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.  

Oct 24   In the year 1926 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 in the year 1926.  

Oct 26   Arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC in the year 1926.  

Oct 26   On this day in history yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut  

Oct 27   H R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure) in the year 1926.  

Oct 28   Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984) in the year 1926.  

Oct 29   On this day in history 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   In the year 1926 shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters)  

Nov 01   Air Commerce Act passes in the year 1926.  

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   In the year 1926 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   Richard Verreau, French-Canadian tenor (d. 2005) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist  

Jan 03   George Martin, record producer (The Beatles) was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1926 birth of hosea Williams, American activist (d. 2000)  

Jan 05   William De Witt Snodgrass, American poet was born in the year 1926.  

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   Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864) died in the year 1926.  

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   On this day in history desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74  

Jan 26   In the year 1926 death of john Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University  

Jan 30   Barbara La Marr, American actress (b. 1896) died in the year 1926.  

Feb 02   Vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848) died on this day in history.  

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