Historical Events In 1926
Tuesday, 11 August 2020
Aug 06 On this day in history christa Reinig, writer
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) on this day in history.
Aug 08 In the year 1926 richard Anderson, Long Beach NJ, actor (Oscar Goldman-6 Million $ Man)
Aug 09 Denis Atkinson, cricketer (WI all-rounder, 219 v Australia 1955) on this day in history.
Aug 10 Italian-Spanish peace treaty signed on this day in history.
Aug 11 Aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist on this day in history.
Aug 11 On this day in history cleve Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double
Aug 13 Fidel Castro born on this day in history.
Aug 13 In the year 1926 fidel Castro Ruz, Mayari, Oriente, Cuba, dictator (1959- )
Aug 14 Alice Adams, US author in the year 1926.
Aug 17 On this day in history greek-Serbian/Croatian/Slavs peace treaty signed
Aug 17 Haakon Barfod, Norway, yachting (Olympic-gold-1948, 52) on this day in history.
Aug 18 On this day in history england regain Ashes with 5th Test Cricket win, to take series 1-0
Aug 19 Arthur Rock, American venture capitalist in the year 1926.
Aug 20 Nobby Wirkowski, American and Canadian football player and coach on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1926 uprising against Reza Shah Pahlawi in Persia
Aug 21 In the year 1926 -22] Uprising against Greek president/dictator Pangalos
Aug 21 Ben-Zion Orgad, composer on this day in history.
Aug 22 Bob Flannigan, rocker (Four Freshmen) in the year 1926.
Aug 22 In the year 1926 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 On this day in history 40th US Womens Tennis: Molla B Mallory beats Elizabeth Ryan (46 64 97)
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 in the year 1926.
Aug 25 In the year 1926 pavlos Koundouris becomes president of Greece
Aug 28 Indian Emil Levsen pitches complete doubleheader victory (Red Sox) in the year 1926.
Aug 29 On this day in history betty Lynn, American actress
Aug 30 On this day in history jack Hobbs scores 316* at Lord's (Surrey v Middlesex)
Aug 30 Olgerts Gravitis, composer in the year 1926.
Aug 31 In the year 1926 georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup)
Sep 01 Abdur Rahman Biswas, President of Bangladesh in the year 1926.