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Historical Events In 1926

Friday, 14 August 2020

May 19   French air force bombs Damascus Syria on this day in history.  

May 19   Paul Cooper, composer in the year 1926.  

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

May 20   On this day in history belgian govt of Jaspar takes power  

May 20   Congress passes Air Commerce Act, licensing of pilots & planes on this day in history.  

May 20   On this day in history 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   Thomas Edison says Americans prefer silent movies over talkies on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1926 dan Perlsweig, horse trainer  

May 21   On this day in history georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer, dies at 65  

May 21   On this day in history white Sox Earl Sheely hits a record 6th consecutive double  

May 22   In the year 1926 "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   Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1926 hack Wilson is 1st to hit a home run off Wrigley Field scoreboard  

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

May 23   Lebanese constitution is established under French mandate on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1926 lebanon becomes a republic  

May 24   Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3000 m (8:25.4) on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 1926 kitty Kallen, rocker  

May 25   Sholom Schwartzbard assassinates Symon Petliura, the head of the Paris-based government-in-exile of Ukrainian People's Republic in the year 1926.  

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

May 25   Symon Petlyura, leader of Ukraine (pogroms), assassinated at 47 on this day in history.  

May 25   The birth of Miles Davis, American jazz trumpet player in the year 1926.  

May 26   In the year 1926 lebanon adopts constitution  

May 26   In the year 1926 maria de Lourdes Martins, composer  

May 26   On this day in history s V Petlura, Ukrainain ataman, assassinated by Shalom Schwarzbard  

May 27   Gordon Leggat, cricketer (open batsman for NZ in 9 Tests 1953-56) in the year 1926.  

May 28   On this day in history military coup by Gen Manuel Gomes da Costa in Portugal  

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

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

May 29   Charles Denner, Tarnow Poland, actor (And Now My Love) on this day in history.  

May 30   On this day in history christine Jorgensen, pioneer transsexual  

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   In the year 1926 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   Danny Overbea, blues singer/guitarist was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of george Martin, record producer (The Beatles)  

Jan 05   Claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl) was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of hosea Williams, American activist (d. 2000)  

Jan 05   In the year 1926 birth of william De Witt Snodgrass, American poet  

Famous Deaths In 1926

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   In the year 1926 emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 12   In the year 1926 death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)  

Jan 15   On this day in history enrico Toselli, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 21   Camillo Golgi, Ital medical research (malaria, Nobel 1906), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   Vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848) died in the year 1926.  

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