Historical Events In 1926
Monday, 20 January 2020
Aug 06 Christa Reinig, writer in the year 1926.
Aug 06 On this day in history gertrude Ederle becomes first woman to swim the English Channel
Aug 06 NY's Gertrude Ederle becomes 1st woman to swim English Channel in the year 1926.
Aug 06 Warner Bros premiers Vitaphone sound-on-disc movie system on this day in history.
Aug 07 In the year 1926 amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York)
Aug 08 Richard Anderson, Long Beach NJ, actor (Oscar Goldman-6 Million $ Man) on this day in history.
Aug 09 On this day in history denis Atkinson, cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955)
Aug 10 Italian-Spanish peace treaty signed in the year 1926.
Aug 11 On this day in history aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist
Aug 11 Cleve Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double on this day in history.
Aug 13 On this day in history fidel Castro born
Aug 13 In the year 1926 fidel Castro Ruz, Mayari, Oriente, Cuba, dictator (1959- )
Aug 14 On this day in history alice Adams, US author
Aug 17 Greek-Serbian/Croatian/Slavs peace treaty signed on this day in history.
Aug 17 On this day in history haakon Barfod, Norway, yachting (Olympic-gold-1948, 52)
Aug 18 In the year 1926 england regain Ashes with 5th Test Cricket win, to take series 1-0
Aug 19 In the year 1926 arthur Rock, American venture capitalist
Aug 20 On this day in history nobby Wirkowski, American and Canadian football player and coach
Aug 20 In the year 1926 uprising against Reza Shah Pahlawi in Persia
Aug 21 -22] Uprising against Greek president/dictator Pangalos on this day in history.
Aug 21 Ben-Zion Orgad, composer in the year 1926.
Aug 22 Bob Flannigan, rocker (Four Freshmen) in the year 1926.
Aug 22 On this day in history charles William Elliot, Pres of Harvard (1869-1909), dies at 92
Aug 22 In the year 1926 gold discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa
Aug 23 40th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Elizabeth Ryan (46 64 97) in the year 1926.
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 On this day in history pavlos Koundouris becomes president of Greece
Aug 28 On this day in history indian Emil Levsen pitches complete doubleheader victory (Red Sox)
Aug 29 In the year 1926 betty Lynn, American actress
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 Georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup) in the year 1926.
Sep 01 Abdur Rahman Biswas, President of Bangladesh in the year 1926.