Historical Events In 1926
Thursday, 13 May 2021
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 on this day in history.
Oct 15 In the year 1926 austria govt of Seipel, forms
Oct 15 Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle) in the year 1926.
Oct 16 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
Oct 19 In the year 1926 the birth of Chuck Berry, Popular 'Rock and Roll' singer of the 50's
Oct 20 On this day in history hurricane in Cuba, kills 600
Oct 20 Ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956) in the year 1926.
Oct 21 Leonard Rossiter, Liverpool England, actor (Britannia Hospital) on this day in history.
Oct 22 In the year 1926 j. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 24 Y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963) on this day in history.
Oct 25 On this day in history 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 Lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers in the year 1926.
Oct 26 Arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Oct 26 Yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut on this day in history.
Oct 27 In the year 1926 h R Haldeman, former White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure)
Oct 28 Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984) in the year 1926.
Oct 29 Jon[athan Stewart] Vickers, Prince Albert, Canada, tenor in the year 1926.
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 Shirley Dinsdale, SF Calif, ventriloquist (Judy Splinters) on this day in history.
Nov 01 In the year 1926 air Commerce Act passes
Nov 01 Louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Nov 03 On this day in history 15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins
Nov 03 Annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66 on this day in history.