Historical Events In 1926
Sunday, 15 September 2019
Oct 13 On this day in history hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61
Oct 13 On this day in history 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 On this day in history austria govt of Seipel, forms
Oct 15 Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle) on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Oct 18 On this day in history frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament
Oct 19 On this day in history john C Garand patents semi-automatic rifle
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 in the year 1926.
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) on this day in history.
Oct 22 J. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal in the year 1926.
Oct 22 In the year 1926 jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian
Oct 22 Jules Van de Hill, Belgian lawyer/politician, dies in the year 1926.
Oct 24 Harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan in the year 1926.
Oct 24 Y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963) on this day in history.
Oct 25 Biff McGuire, New Haven Ct, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter) in the year 1926.
Oct 25 Frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
Oct 25 Lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers on this day in history.
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) in the year 1926.
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 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 Shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters) in the year 1926.
Nov 01 On this day in history air Commerce Act passes
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 on this day in history.
Nov 03 On this day in history annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66