Historical Events In 1926
Monday, 20 January 2020
Oct 13 In the year 1926 hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61
Oct 13 On this day in history ray Brown, US, bandleader
Oct 14 On this day in history alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released
Oct 14 On this day in history bill Justis, rocker
Oct 15 In the year 1926 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament
Oct 19 On this day in history 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 Hurricane in Cuba, kills 600 on this day in history.
Oct 20 In the year 1926 ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)
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 on this day in history.
Oct 22 Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian in the year 1926.
Oct 22 Jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies in the year 1926.
Oct 24 In the year 1926 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 On this day in history biff McGuire, New Haven Ct, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter)
Oct 25 In the year 1926 frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68
Oct 25 Lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers in the year 1926.
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) on this day in history.
Oct 28 Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984) in the year 1926.
Oct 29 Jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor on this day in history.
Oct 31 Harry Houdini, [Erich Weisz], magician, dies in Detroit of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured on this day in history.
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 15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins in the year 1926.
Nov 03 On this day in history annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66