Historical Events In December - 26
Tuesday, 24 May 2022
1916 Bernhard Scholz, composer, dies at 81 on December - 26.
1917 On this day in history fed government took over operation of American RR for duration of WW I
1917 1st NHL defensemen to score a goal: Toronto Maple Leaf Harry Cameron on this day in history.
1917 On December - 26 rosemary Woods, Nixon's secretary, keep her away from your tapes
1917 On this day in history louise J Gautier, French poetess/daughter of Theophile G, dies at 71
1918 1st day of 1st-class cricket in Aust after WW I (Vic v NSW) on this day in history.
1918 Bertram Luard-Selby, composer, dies at 65 on December - 26.
1919 On this day in history yanks & Red Sox reach agreement on transfer of Babe Ruth
1920 Gote Carlid, composer on this day in history.
1921 Steve Allen, NYC, comedian/TV host (Tonight Show, Steve Allen Show) on December - 26.
1924 Judy Garland, 2½, billed as Baby Frances, makes her show business debut on this day in history.
1924 On this day in history frank Broyles, American athlete, long time athletic director of the University of Arkansas.
1925 Turkey adopts Gregorian calendar on this day in history.
1925 On December - 26 1st East West football game at Ewing Park before 25,000 fans
1925 Baron Baker, activist on December - 26.
1926 On December - 26 prince-regent Hirohito becomes emperor of Japan
1926 Earle Brown, composer on this day in history.
1927 On this day in history alan King, Bkln NY, comedian/actor (Anderson Tapes, Memories of Me)
1928 Johnny Weissmuller announces his retirement from amateur swimming on December - 26.
1929 On December - 26 régine, French singer and nightclub owner
1930 On December - 26 donald Moffat, Plymouth England, actor (Kent-Logan's Run)
1931 On December - 26 pulitzer Prize-winning musical play "Of Thee I Sing" opens on Broadway
1931 George/Ira Gershwin's "Of Thee I Sing," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1932 On December - 26 earthquake kills 70,000 in Kansu China
1933 The Nissan Motor Company was organized in Tokyo under the name Dat Jidosha Seizo Co on this day in history.
1933 On December - 26 uS forswears armed intervention in the Western Hemisphere
1933 Bradman scores 187* NSW v Victoria, 294 mins, 13 fours on December - 26.
1933 Lunatscharski, writer, dies on December - 26.
1934 Yomiuri Giants, Japan's 1st professional baseball team forms on December - 26.
1935 On this day in history stalin views Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' opera "Lady Macbeth"
1936 On December - 26 israel Philarmonic Orch forms
1937 On December - 26 ivor Gurney, composer, dies at 47
1938 Bradman scores 225 South Aust v Qld before Christ gets him out on this day in history.
1939 Earthquake in East Anatolia Turkey on this day in history.