September 1926 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 1 Turkey allows civil marriage
  • Sep 2 Italy signs treaty with Yemen
  • Sep 8 League of Nations Assembly voted unanimously to admit Germany
  • Sep 9 National Broadcasting Company created by Radio Corporation of America
  • Sep 9 Train disaster at Wassenaar, Netherlands, 4 die
  • Sep 10 Allies-German treaty of Koblenz drawn
  • Sep 10 Germany joins League of Nations
  • Sep 11 Aloha Tower dedicated in Honolulu
  • Sep 11 Spain leaves League of Nation due to Germany joining
  • Sep 11 Yanks' Bob Meusel ties record with 3 sacrifice flies
  • Sep 14 Guido Companions birthplace as a museum opens

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 15 Failed attempt on Benito Mussolini

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • Sep 16 -22] Hurricane in Florida & Alabama, kills 372
  • Sep 16 Italian-Romanian peace treaty signed
  • Sep 16 Philip Dunning & George Abbott's "Broadway" premieres in NYC
  • Sep 17 Hurricane hits Miami & Palm Beach Florida; about 450 die
  • Sep 18 Hurricane hits Miami, kills 250
  • Sep 19 80,000 demonstrate for democratic peace in Hague
  • Sep 19 The San Siro is inaugurated with a match between AC Milan and Inter.

MurderAssassination Attempt

Sep 20 Bugs Moran attempts to assassinate Al Capone in a drive-by shooting but fails

Gangster Bugs Moran
Gangster
Bugs Moran
Gangster Al Capone
Gangster
Al Capone
  • Sep 22 Belgian crown prince Leopold & Swedish princess Astrid get engaged
  • Sep 24 Cardinals clinch NL pennant by beating Giants 6-4

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 25 Henry Ford announces 8 hour, 5-day work week

Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford
Ford Motor Company Founder
Henry Ford
  • Sep 25 International slavery convention signed by 20 states
  • Sep 25 Yankees take a doubleheader from Browns to clinch AL pennant

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Sep 25 Mackenzie King is re-elected as Prime Minister of Canada

10th Prime Minister of Canada Mackenzie King
10th Prime Minister of Canada
Mackenzie King
  • Sep 26 JB Fagan's "And So to Bed" premieres in London
  • Sep 26 Shortest double header, Yanks lose 6-1 in 72 minutes & lose again 6-2 in 55 minutes to Browns. Yanks had already clinched pennant
  • Sep 28 Russia & Latvia treaty of neutrality signed
  • Sep 30 German/French/Belgian/Luxembourg steel cartel closes

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Abdur Rahman Biswas, President of Bangladesh
  • Sep 3 Alison Lurie, US, novelist (War Between the Tates)
  • Sep 3 Joe Kolter, (Rep-D-PA, 1983- )
  • Sep 3 John R[obert] Jones, US, sci-fi author (White Regiment, Lizard War)
  • Sep 4 Robert J Lagomarsino, (Rep-R-CA, 1974- )
  • Sep 6 Claus von Amsberg, prince of Netherlands
  • Sep 7 Donald Irwin, Rosario, Argentina, American politician, (d. 2013)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 7 Ed Warren [Edward Warren Miney], American paranormal investigator (Amityville haunting), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Paranormal Investigator Ed Warren
Paranormal Investigator
Ed Warren
  • Sep 9 Annie nee Becker Kriegel, historian
  • Sep 9 Yusuf al-Qaradawi, prominent Egypt Muslim cleric
  • Sep 10 Beryl Cook, British painter
  • Sep 11 Gerrit van Niekerk Viljoen, South African minister of Legislation
  • Sep 15 Jean-Pierre Serre, French mathematician
  • Sep 15 Edward Derwinski, American congressman for Chicago 1959-83, first Secretary of Veteran Affairs 1989-1992, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 16 John Knowles, US writer (Morning in Antibes)
  • Sep 16 Robert Schuller, televangelist (Glass Cathedral, Hour of Power)
  • Sep 17 Donald Acheson, England's chief medical officer
  • Sep 19 Edwin "Duke" Snider, Bkln Dodger centerfielder (406 HRs)
  • Sep 19 Lurieen Wallace, (Gov-D-Ala, 1966-68)
  • Sep 19 Pierre Janssen, art museum director
  • Sep 21 Donald A Glaser, physicist (Nobel-1960)
  • Sep 25 Jack Hyles, Baptist pastor (d. 2001)
  • Sep 26 Buland Al Haidary, poet
  • Sep 26 Manfred Mayrhofer, Austrian Indo-European Philologist
  • Sep 29 Phyllis Taylor, educationist

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 25 Outlaw Bonnie Parker (15) weds Roy Thornton

American Outlaw Bonnie Parker
American Outlaw
Bonnie Parker

Deaths in History

  • Sep 5 Karl Harrer, German journalist and politician, founding member of the "DAP", which would become the Nazi Party (b. 1890)
  • Sep 14 Johan LE Dreyer, Danish astronomer (Catalog of Nebulae), dies at 74
  • Sep 16 Rudolf C Eucken, German philosopher (Nobel 1908), dies at 80
  • Sep 17 August Sauer, Austria literature historian, dies at 70
  • Sep 21 Leon Charles Thevenin, French telegraph engineer (b. 1857)
  • Sep 25 Herbert Booth, son of William and Catherine Booth (b. 1862)