Historical Events In 1926
Monday, 10 August 2020
Oct 13 In the year 1926 hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61
Oct 13 In the year 1926 ray Brown, US, bandleader
Oct 14 On this day in history alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released
Oct 14 On this day in history bill Justis, rocker
Oct 15 Austria govt of Seipel, forms on this day in history.
Oct 15 Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle) in the year 1926.
Oct 16 On this day in history mohammed Nadir Khan begins coup in Afghanistan, 1200 killed
Oct 16 In the year 1926 uS Troop ship sinks in Yangtze River, killing 1,200
Oct 17 Beverly Garland, Santa Cruz Calif, actress (My 3 Sons) in the year 1926.
Oct 18 Frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament in the year 1926.
Oct 19 In the year 1926 john C Garand patents semi-automatic rifle
Oct 19 The birth of Chuck Berry, Popular 'Rock and Roll' singer of the 50's in the year 1926.
Oct 20 On this day in history hurricane in Cuba, kills 600
Oct 20 Ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956) in the year 1926.
Oct 21 Leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital) in the year 1926.
Oct 22 J. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal on this day in history.
Oct 22 On this day in history jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian
Oct 22 Jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies in the year 1926.
Oct 24 In the year 1926 harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.
Oct 24 On this day in history y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963)
Oct 25 Biff McGuire, New Haven Ct, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter) on this day in history.
Oct 25 In the year 1926 frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68
Oct 25 Lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers in the year 1926.
Oct 26 In the year 1926 arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC
Oct 26 On this day in history yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut
Oct 27 H R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure) on this day in history.
Oct 28 Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984) in the year 1926.
Oct 29 In the year 1926 jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor
Oct 31 In the year 1926 harry Houdini, [Erich Weisz], magician, dies in Detroit of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured
Oct 31 In the year 1926 shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters)
Nov 01 Air Commerce Act passes in the year 1926.
Nov 01 Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Nov 03 On this day in history 15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins
Nov 03 Annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66 on this day in history.