Historical Events In 1926
Saturday, 25 January 2020
Oct 13 Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Oct 13 Ray Brown, US, bandleader in the year 1926.
Oct 14 Alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released on this day in history.
Oct 14 Bill Justis, rocker in the year 1926.
Oct 15 Austria govt of Seipel, forms in the year 1926.
Oct 15 In the year 1926 evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle)
Oct 16 Mohammed Nadir Khan begins coup in Afghanistan, 1200 killed on this day in history.
Oct 16 US Troop ship sinks in Yangtze River, killing 1,200 in the year 1926.
Oct 17 In the year 1926 beverly Garland, Santa Cruz Calif, actress (My 3 Sons)
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 In the year 1926 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 On this day in history ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)
Oct 21 Leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital) in the year 1926.
Oct 22 On this day in history j. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal.
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 On this day in history harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.
Oct 24 In the year 1926 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) in the year 1926.
Oct 25 On this day in history frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68
Oct 25 On this day in history lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers
Oct 26 In the year 1926 arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC
Oct 26 In the year 1926 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 In the year 1926 bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984)
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 Shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters) on this day in history.
Nov 01 Air Commerce Act passes on this day in history.
Nov 01 Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Nov 03 15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins in the year 1926.
Nov 03 Annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66 on this day in history.