Historical Events in January 1926

  • 1st Flood in Rhine strikes Cologne
  • 1st 12th Rose Bowl: Alabama beats Washington, 20-19
  • 3rd Greek gen Theodorus Pangulos names himself dictator
  • 4th Theodorus Pangalos resigns as Greek dictator
  • 6th Kees Boeke opens 1st comprehensive school in Holland
  • 8th Abdul-Aziz ibn Sa'ud becomes king of Hejaz; renames it Saudi Arabia
  • 20th 2nd German government of Luther begins
  • 21st Belgian parliament accepts Locarno treaties
  • 22nd Belgian chief of staff Gen Maglinse quits
  • 23rd Eugene O'Neill's "Great God Brown" premieres in NYC
  • 26th 1st public demonstration of television by John Logie Baird in his laboratory in London
  • 27th US Senate agrees to join World Court

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27th Physicist Erwin Schrödinger publishes his theory of wave mechanics and presents what becomes known as the Schrödinger equation in quantum mechanics

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Erwin Schrödinger
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Erwin Schrödinger