Historical Events In September - 26
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
1935 On September - 26 andy Adams, US writer (Cattle fire), dies at 76
1936 On this day in history harriet Monroe, US poet (Poet's Life), dies at 75
1937 On September - 26 bessie Smith, singer, dies of injuries sustained in car crash at 43
1938 On September - 26 hitler issues ultimatum to Czech government, demanding Sudenten Land
1939 German seaplane shoots KLM-aircraft (1 killed) on this day in history.
1940 Airplane manufacturer in Woolston bombed, 30 killed on this day in history.
1940 Walter Benjamin, writer, dies at 48 on September - 26.
1941 On this day in history nazi's slaughter about 34,000 Jews of Kiev
1943 On September - 26 operation Jaywick - an Australian SOA (Special Operations Australia) unit, operating from the fishing vessel Krait, mines Japanese ships in Singapore harbour The operation sinks 37,000 tons of enemy shipping
1944 British & Polish paratroopers evacuate Oosterbeek (Arnhem) on September - 26.
1944 On September - 26 ernst Isler, composer, dies at 64
1945 On this day in history all old Dutch banknotes declared invalid
1945 Béla V J Bartok, Hungarian pianist/composer dies at 64 on this day in history.
1946 On September - 26 1st edition of Tintin (Kuifje), publishes until June 1993
1947 Happy Chandler announces Ford & Gillette to sponsor World Series on September - 26.
1947 On September - 26 hugh Lofting, writer (Gub Gub Book), dies at 61
1948 On this day in history boston Braves win 1st NL championship since 1914
1950 Because of forest fire in Br Columbia, blue moon appears in England on this day in history.
1950 On September - 26 uN troops in Korean War recaptured South Korean capital of Seoul
1950 On September - 26 australia wins Davis Cup tennis tournament
1951 Prof Youngblood demonstrates artificial heart in Paris on September - 26.
1952 Yanks clinch 4th straight & 19th AL pennant, beating A's 5-2 on this day in history.
1952 George Santayana, US philosopher/poet (Last Puritan), dies at 88 on September - 26.
1953 Billy Hunter is last St Louis Browns player to homer in a game on September - 26.
1954 Typhoon strikes Kakodate Bay Japan, killing over 1,600 on this day in history.
1954 On this day in history japanese ferry boat Toya Maru sinks in Strait of Tsugaru, 1172 die
1955 On September - 26 nY Stock Exchange worst price decline since 1929
1956 On September - 26 linda Hamilton, actress (Beauty and the Beast, Terminator) born
1956 On September - 26 lucien Febvre, French historian (Un Destin, Martin Luther), dies at 78
1957 Dag Hammarskjld re-elected secretary-general of the UN on September - 26.
1957 On this day in history musical "West Side Story," opens on Broadway
1957 "West Side Story" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 734 perfs on September - 26.
1958 Columbia (US) beats Sceptre (England) in 18th America's Cup 0 on September - 26.
1958 On this day in history carl Brisson, actor (Ship Cafe, Ring, Song of Soho), dies at 64