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Historical Events In 1926

Sunday, 31 May 2020

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

May 19   On this day in history paul Cooper, composer  

May 20   Belgian Government of Jaspar takes power in the year 1926.  

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

May 20   Congress passes Air Commerce Act, licensing of pilots & planes in the year 1926.  

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

May 20   Railway Labor Act became law in the year 1926.  

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

May 21   Dan Perlsweig, horse trainer on this day in history.  

May 21   Georgy L'vovich Catoire, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1926.  

May 21   White Sox Earl Sheely hits a record 6th consecutive double on this day in history.  

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   Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history hack Wilson is 1st to hit a home run off Wrigley Field scoreboard  

May 23   Hans Koessler, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1926 paavo Nurmi runs world record 3000 m (8:25.4)  

May 25   Kitty Kallen, rocker on this day in history.  

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

May 25   In the year 1926 sholom Schwarzband kills exiled Ukrainian Nationalist leader Simon Petlura.  

May 25   Symon Petlyura, leader of Ukraine (pogroms), assassinated at 47 in the year 1926.  

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

May 26   Lebanon adopts constitution on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history maria de Lourdes Martins, composer  

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) in the year 1926.  

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

May 28   Military coup by General Manuel Gomes da Costa in Portugal in the year 1926.  

May 28   US Customs Court created by congress on this day in history.  

May 29   In the year 1926 charles Denner, Tarnow Poland, actor (And Now My Love)  

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

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of richard Verreau, French-Canadian tenor (d. 2005)  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1926 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   In the year 1926 birth of robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl)  

Jan 05   Hosea Williams, American activist (d. 2000) was born in the year 1926.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of william De Witt Snodgrass, American poet  

Famous Deaths In 1926

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   On this day in history emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of sir Austin Chapman, Australian politician (b. 1864)  

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

Jan 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 1926 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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