What Happened on October 19, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • John C Garand patents semi-automatic rifle

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Russian Politburo throws out Leon Trotsky and his followers

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky

Famous Birthdays

  • Arne Bendiksen, Norwegian singer and songwriter
  • Joel Feinberg, American moral philosopher (d. 2004)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Pathologist Howard Florey (28) weds Ethel Reed at Holy Trinity Church in Paddington, New South Wales

Pathologist and Nobel Laureate Howard Florey
Pathologist and Nobel Laureate
Howard Florey