Historical Events In 1926
Sunday, 08 December 2019
Oct 13 Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61 on this day in history.
Oct 13 Ray Brown, US, bandleader on this day in history.
Oct 14 On this day in history alan Alexander Milne's book "Winnie-the-Pooh" released
Oct 14 Bill Justis, rocker in the year 1926.
Oct 15 Austria govt of Seipel, forms in the year 1926.
Oct 15 Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle) in the year 1926.
Oct 16 Mohammed Nadir Khan begins coup in Afghanistan, 1200 killed on this day in history.
Oct 16 On this day in history uS Troop ship sinks in Yangtze River, killing 1,200
Oct 17 On this day in history beverly Garland, Santa Cruz Calif, actress (My 3 Sons)
Oct 18 In the year 1926 frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament
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) on this day in history.
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 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 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) on this day in history.
Oct 25 Frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1926.
Oct 25 In the year 1926 lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers
Oct 26 On this day in history arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC
Oct 26 Yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut in the year 1926.
Oct 27 In the year 1926 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 In the year 1926 jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor
Oct 31 Harry Houdini, [Erich Weisz], magician, dies in Detroit of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured on this day in history.
Oct 31 On this day in history 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 in the year 1926.
Nov 03 In the year 1926 15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins
Nov 03 In the year 1926 annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66