Historical Events In 1926
Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Oct 13 In the year 1926 hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61
Oct 13 Ray Brown, US, bandleader on this day in history.
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 In the year 1926 evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle)
Oct 16 Mohammed Nadir Khan begins coup in Afghanistan, 1200 killed in the year 1926.
Oct 16 US Troop ship sinks in Yangtze River, killing 1,200 on this day in history.
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 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 In the year 1926 ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)
Oct 21 In the year 1926 leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital)
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 In the year 1926 biff McGuire, New Haven Ct, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter)
Oct 25 In the year 1926 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 Arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC in the year 1926.
Oct 26 Yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut on this day in history.
Oct 27 On this day in history h R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure)
Oct 28 On this day in history bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984)
Oct 29 On this day in history 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 On this day in history shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters)
Nov 01 In the year 1926 air Commerce Act passes
Nov 01 Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72 in the year 1926.
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.