Historical Events In 1926
Thursday, 09 December 2021
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 Alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 1926 bill Justis, rocker
Oct 15 Austria govt of Seipel, forms in the year 1926.
Oct 15 On this day in history evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle)
Oct 16 In the year 1926 mohammed Nadir Khan begins coup in Afghanistan, 1200 killed
Oct 16 On this day in history 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 On this day in history frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament
Oct 19 John C Garand patents semi-automatic rifle in the year 1926.
Oct 19 On this day in history the birth of Chuck Berry, Popular 'Rock and Roll' singer of the 50's
Oct 20 Hurricane in Cuba, kills 600 on this day in history.
Oct 20 Ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956) on this day in history.
Oct 21 On this day in history leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital)
Oct 22 J. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal in the year 1926.
Oct 22 Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian in the year 1926.
Oct 22 Jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies on this day in history.
Oct 24 In the year 1926 harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.
Oct 24 Y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963) in the year 1926.
Oct 25 In the year 1926 biff McGuire, New Haven Ct, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter)
Oct 25 On this day in history frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68
Oct 25 Lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers in the year 1926.
Oct 26 Arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC in the year 1926.
Oct 26 Yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut in the year 1926.
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) on this day in history.
Oct 29 Jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor on this day in history.
Oct 31 On this day in history 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 On this day in history air Commerce Act passes
Nov 01 Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72 in the year 1926.
Nov 03 On this day in history 15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins
Nov 03 In the year 1926 annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66