November 1926 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 1 US Air Commerce Act passes
  • Nov 3 15th party congress CPSU ends/5 year plan begins
  • Nov 10 Guomindang-regring deallocates seat of Kanton to Wuhan (Hankou)

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Nov 10 Vincent Massey becomes 1st Canadian minister to USA

Governor General of Canada Vincent Massey
Governor General of Canada
Vincent Massey
  • Nov 11 U.S. Route 66 is established.
  • Nov 12 The first recorded aerial bombing on US soil took place in Williamson County, Illinois, during a feud between rival liquor gangs, the Sheltons and the Birgers
  • Nov 13 Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) uprising in Bantam West Java
  • Nov 15 AT&T sells WEAF radio to RCA (NYC)
  • Nov 18 Pope Pius XI encyclical On persecution of Church in Mexico
  • Nov 19 British mine strikes after 28 weeks ends

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Nov 19 Leon Trotsky is expelled from the Politburo in the Soviet Union

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky
  • Nov 22 Imperial Conference ends, giving autonomy inside British Commonwealth
  • Nov 23 Noel Coward's "This Was a Man" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 24 KVI-AM in Seattle WA begins radio transmissions
  • Nov 27 110,000 watch US Army & Navy play a 21-all tie
  • Nov 27 Béla Bartok's ballet "Miraculous Mandarin" premieres in Keulen
  • Nov 27 Italian & Albania sign peace treaty
  • Nov 27 KXL-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions
  • Nov 27 Restoration of Williamsburg, Virginia, begins
  • Nov 29 Tris Speaker resigns as Indians manager
  • Nov 29 W Somerset Maughams "Constant Wife" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 3 Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Nov 5 Leo Derksen, Dutch journalist (Telegraph/Sunday Newspaper)
  • Nov 6 Brian Abel-Smith, professor of Social Adminstration
  • Nov 9 Dominguín, Spanish bullfighter (d. 1996)
  • Nov 12 Jack Ryan, American inventor (Barbie Doll, Hot Wheels, Chatty Cathy)
  • Nov 13 Harry Hughes, 57th Governor of Maryland
  • Nov 18 Kim Besly, Peace activist (Greenham Common) (d. 1996)
  • Nov 19 Jeane J Kirkpatrick, US ambassador to UN (R), born in Duncan, Oklahoma
  • Nov 20 Andrzej W. Schally, Polish-born endocrinologist, Nobel laureate
  • Nov 23 Christopher Logue, British poet/stage writer (Trials)
  • Nov 23 Sathya Sai Baba, Indian guru and philosopher
  • Nov 24 Alan Owen, English author (Maggie May, Ronnie Barker Show)
  • Nov 24 Tsung-Dao Lee, Nobel Prize laureate
  • Nov 25 Murray Schisgal, playwright (Luv)
  • Nov 25 Poul [William] Anderson, US, sci-fi author (7 Hugos, Mirkheim)
  • Nov 26 Joyce McCartan, peace campaigner
  • Nov 27 Barbara Anderson, New Zealand author

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Nov 29 Beji Caid Essebsi, Tunisia's 1st freely elected President (2014-), born in Sidi Bou Said

President of Tunisia Beji Caid Essebsi
President of Tunisia
Beji Caid Essebsi

Weddings in History

  • Nov 10 Belgium crown prince Leopold weds princess Astrid Bernadotte of Sweden

Deaths in History

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Nov 3 Annie Oakley, US sharp shooting star, dies at 66

Sharp Shooter Annie Oakley
Sharp Shooter
Annie Oakley
  • Nov 17 Carl Ethan Akeley, American Naturalist(developed taxidermic process for museums), dies at 62)
  • Nov 26 John M Brown, US weapons constructer, dies