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Historical Events In 1926

Thursday, 17 June 2021

May 19   French air force bombs Damascus Syria in the year 1926.  

May 19   On this day in history paul Cooper, composer  

May 20   Belgian Government of Jaspar takes power on this day in history.  

May 20   Belgian govt of Jaspar takes power on this day in history.  

May 20   In the year 1926 congress passes Air Commerce Act, licensing of pilots & planes  

May 20   In the year 1926 dick Pougher, cricketer (17 & 3-26 in only Test for Engld 1892), dies  

May 20   In the year 1926 railway Labor Act became law  

May 20   On this day in history thomas Edison says Americans prefer silent movies over talkies  

May 21   Dan Perlsweig, horse trainer in the year 1926.  

May 21   Georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1926 white Sox Earl Sheely hits a record 6th consecutive double  

May 22   On this day in history "Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue" by Gene Austin hits #1  

May 22   In the year 1926 chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China  

May 22   On this day in history dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop  

May 23   Hack Wilson is 1st to hit a home run off Wrigley Field scoreboard on this day in history.  

May 23   Hans Koessler, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1926.  

May 23   On this day in history lebanese constitution is established under French mandate  

May 23   In the year 1926 lebanon becomes a republic  

May 24   On this day in history paavo Nurmi runs world record 3000 m (8:25.4)  

May 25   Kitty Kallen, rocker in the year 1926.  

May 25   Sholom Schwartzbard assassinates Symon Petliura, the head of the Paris-based government-in-exile of Ukrainian People's Republic on this day in history.  

May 25   Sholom Schwarzband kills exiled Ukrainian Nationalist leader Simon Petlura on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 1926 symon Petlyura, leader of Ukraine (pogroms), assassinated at 47  

May 25   In the year 1926 the birth of Miles Davis, American jazz trumpet player  

May 26   Lebanon adopts constitution in the year 1926.  

May 26   Maria de Lourdes Martins, composer on this day in history.  

May 26   In the year 1926 s V Petlura, Ukrainain ataman, assassinated by Shalom Schwarzbard  

May 27   Gordon Leggat, cricketer (open batsman for NZ in 9 Tests 1953-56) on this day in history.  

May 28   In the year 1926 military coup by Gen Manuel Gomes da Costa in Portugal  

May 28   Military coup by General Manuel Gomes da Costa in Portugal on this day in history.  

May 28   US Customs Court created by congress in the year 1926.  

May 29   Charles Denner, Tarnow Poland, actor (And Now My Love) in the year 1926.  

May 30   Christine Jorgensen, pioneer transsexual on this day in history.  

May 31   On this day in history derek Birley, British Vice-Chancellor (Ulster U)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1926

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Claire Polin [Schaff], composer flautist/musicologist was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 01   Richard Verreau, French-Canadian tenor (d. 2005) was born in the year 1926.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1926 birth of george Martin, record producer (The Beatles)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1926 birth of robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl)  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1926.  

Jan 12   Sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864) died on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Enrico Toselli, composer, dies at 42 in the year 1926.  

Jan 21   Camillo Golgi, Ital medical research (malaria, Nobel 1906), dies at 81 in the year 1926.  

Jan 23   On this day in history desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74  

Jan 26   John Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University died in the year 1926.  

Jan 30   On this day in history death of barbara La Marr, American actress (b. 1896)  

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

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