Historical Events In 1926
Thursday, 18 August 2022
Aug 06 Christa Reinig, writer on this day in history.
Aug 06 Gertrude Ederle becomes first woman to swim the English Channel on this day in history.
Aug 06 NY's Gertrude Ederle becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel in the year 1926.
Aug 06 In the year 1926 warner Bros premiers Vitaphone sound-on-disc movie system
Aug 07 Amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York) in the year 1926.
Aug 08 On this day in history richard Anderson, Long Beach NJ, actor (Oscar Goldman-6 Million $ Man)
Aug 09 Denis Atkinson, cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955) in the year 1926.
Aug 10 In the year 1926 italian-Spanish peace treaty signed
Aug 11 Aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist in the year 1926.
Aug 11 Cleve Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double in the year 1926.
Aug 13 In the year 1926 fidel Castro born
Aug 13 Fidel Castro Ruz, Mayari, Oriente, Cuba, dictator (1959- ) in the year 1926.
Aug 14 Alice Adams, US author on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1926 greek-Serbian/Croatian/Slavs peace treaty signed
Aug 17 Haakon Barfod, Norway, yachting (Olympic-gold-1948, 52) on this day in history.
Aug 18 England regain Ashes with 5th Test Cricket win, to take series 1-0 in the year 1926.
Aug 19 In the year 1926 arthur Rock, American venture capitalist
Aug 20 Nobby Wirkowski, American and Canadian football player and coach in the year 1926.
Aug 20 Uprising against Reza Shah Pahlawi in Persia in the year 1926.
Aug 21 -22] Uprising against Greek president/dictator Pangalos in the year 1926.
Aug 21 On this day in history ben-Zion Orgad, composer
Aug 22 In the year 1926 bob Flannigan, rocker (Four Freshmen)
Aug 22 In the year 1926 charles William Elliot, Pres of Harvard (1869-1909), dies at 92
Aug 22 Gold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa on this day in history.
Aug 23 40th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Elizabeth Ryan (46 64 97) on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1926 motion picture star Rudolph Valentino dies in New York at age 31.
Aug 23 Rudolph Valentino, silent movie idol (Sheik), dies in NY at 31 on this day in history.
Aug 25 Pavlos Koundouris becomes president of Greece in the year 1926.
Aug 28 Indian Emil Levsen pitches complete doubleheader victory (Red Sox) in the year 1926.
Aug 29 Betty Lynn, American actress on this day in history.
Aug 30 In the year 1926 jack Hobbs scores 316* at Lord's (Surrey v Middlesex)
Aug 30 On this day in history olgerts Gravitis, composer
Aug 31 On this day in history georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup)
Sep 01 On this day in history abdur Rahman Biswas, President of Bangladesh