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Historical Events In 1926

Thursday, 23 May 2019

May 19   On this day in history french air force bombs Damascus Syria  

May 19   In the year 1926 paul Cooper, composer  

May 20   In the year 1926 belgian Government of Jaspar takes power  

May 20   In the year 1926 belgian govt of Jaspar takes power  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 20   In the year 1926 thomas Edison says Americans prefer silent movies over talkies  

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

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

May 21   In the year 1926 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   Chiang Kai-shek replaces communists in Guomindang China in the year 1926.  

May 22   Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 23   Lebanon becomes a republic on this day in history.  

May 24   Paavo Nurmi runs world record 3000 m (8:25.4) in the year 1926.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history lebanon adopts constitution  

May 26   Maria de Lourdes Martins, composer in the year 1926.  

May 26   S V Petlura, Ukrainain ataman, assassinated by Shalom Schwarzbard on this day in history.  

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

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

May 28   On this day in history 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   Christine Jorgensen, pioneer transsexual on this day in history.  

May 31   Derek Birley, British Vice-Chancellor (Ulster U) on this day in history.  

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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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1926 emile Paladilhe, composer, dies at 81  

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

Jan 15   In the year 1926 enrico Toselli, composer, dies at 42  

Jan 21   In the year 1926 camillo Golgi, Ital medical research (malaria, Nobel 1906), dies at 81  

Jan 23   Desire J Mercier, Belgian philosopher/cardinal, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 02   Vladimir Sukhomlinov, Russian general (b. 1848) died in the year 1926.  

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