Historical Events In September - 26
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1935 Andy Adams, US writer (Cattle fire), dies at 76 on September - 26.
1936 Harriet Monroe, US poet (Poet's Life), dies at 75 on September - 26.
1937 On this day in history bessie Smith, singer, dies of injuries sustained in car crash at 43
1938 On this day in history hitler issues ultimatum to Czech government, demanding Sudenten Land
1939 German seaplane shoots KLM-aircraft (1 killed) on this day in history.
1940 On this day in history airplane manufacturer in Woolston bombed, 30 killed
1940 On this day in history walter Benjamin, writer, dies at 48
1941 Nazi's slaughter about 34,000 Jews of Kiev on September - 26.
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 this day in history.
1944 On this day in history ernst Isler, composer, dies at 64
1945 All old Dutch banknotes declared invalid on September - 26.
1945 On September - 26 bĂ©la V J Bartok, Hungarian pianist/composer dies at 64
1946 1st edition of Tintin (Kuifje), publishes until June 1993 on September - 26.
1947 On this day in history happy Chandler announces Ford & Gillette to sponsor World Series
1947 On this day in history hugh Lofting, writer (Gub Gub Book), dies at 61
1948 On September - 26 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 UN troops in Korean War recaptured South Korean capital of Seoul on this day in history.
1950 Australia wins Davis Cup tennis tournament on September - 26.
1951 On September - 26 prof Youngblood demonstrates artificial heart in Paris
1952 On September - 26 yanks clinch 4th straight & 19th AL pennant, beating A's 5-2
1952 On September - 26 george Santayana, US philosopher/poet (Last Puritan), dies at 88
1953 On this day in history billy Hunter is last St Louis Browns player to homer in a game
1954 Typhoon strikes Kakodate Bay Japan, killing over 1,600 on September - 26.
1954 On September - 26 japanese ferry boat Toya Maru sinks in Strait of Tsugaru, 1172 die
1955 NY Stock Exchange worst price decline since 1929 on September - 26.
1956 Linda Hamilton, actress (Beauty and the Beast, Terminator) born on this day in history.
1956 Lucien Febvre, French historian (Un Destin, Martin Luther), dies at 78 on September - 26.
1957 On September - 26 dag Hammarskjld re-elected secretary-general of the UN
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 On September - 26 columbia (US) beats Sceptre (England) in 18th America's Cup 0
1958 On September - 26 carl Brisson, actor (Ship Cafe, Ring, Song of Soho), dies at 64