Historical Events In 1926
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Oct 13 Hans E Kinck, Norwegian philological/writer (Driftekaren), dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
Oct 17 Beverly Garland, Santa Cruz Calif, actress (My 3 Sons) on this day in history.
Oct 18 In the year 1926 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 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 J. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal on this day in history.
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 In the year 1926 harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.
Oct 24 Y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963) on this day in history.
Oct 25 In the year 1926 biff McGuire, New Haven Ct, actor (Serpico, Heart is Lonely Hunter)
Oct 25 Frederick Jr Zech, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
Oct 25 In the year 1926 lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers
Oct 26 In the year 1926 arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi," premieres in NYC
Oct 26 Yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut in the year 1926.
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) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1926.
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 In the year 1926 louis H Chrispijn, Dutch actor/director (Krates), dies at 72
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 in the year 1926.