1926 in History (Part 3)

Events in History

Events 201 - 241 of 241

  • Nov 18 Pope Pius XI encyclical On persecution of Church in Mexico
  • Nov 19 British miners' strike ends after 28 weeks

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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
  • Dec 3 Manchester Guardian (German Reichswehr/Red Army work together)

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Dec 3 Detective novelist Agatha Christie mysteriously disappears for 11 days

Novelist Agatha Christie
Novelist
Agatha Christie
  • Dec 5 Sergei Eisenstein's "Battleship Potemkin" debuts
  • Dec 7 Gas refrigerator patented

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Dec 10 2nd part of Hitler's Mein Kampf published

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Dec 11 Josephine Baker goes up in Amsterdam
  • Dec 12 Leningrad: premier of Dmitri Shostakovich's 1st Piano concert
  • Dec 14 Danish Madsen government forms
  • Dec 15 Facist national symbol elevated in Italy
  • Dec 16 WOW-AM in Omaha NE begins radio transmissions
  • Dec 17 German Marx government falls due to cooperation with red army
  • Dec 17 KYA-AM in San Francisco CA begins radio transmissions
  • Dec 17 Lithuanian military state under gen Augustine Woldemaras
  • Dec 17 Antanas Smetona assumes power in Lithuania as the ‎1926 coup d'état‎ is successful.
  • Dec 20 Cards trade Rogers Hornsby to Giants for Frankie Frisch & Jimmy Ring
  • Dec 20 Pope Pius XI convicts fascist pursuit in Italy
  • Dec 20 Sidney Howard's "Silver Cord" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 23 KEX-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions
  • Dec 25 Prince-regent Hirohito becomes Emperor of Japan (1926-1989) upon the death of his father Yoshihito
  • Dec 27 Depot Square in Bronx renamed Botanical Square
  • Dec 27 Latkin Square in Bronx named for 1st US Jewish soldier to die in WW I
  • Dec 28 Arthur Mailey takes 4-362 off 64 overs (no maidens) NSW v Vic
  • Dec 28 Imperial Airways begins England-India mail & passenger service
  • Dec 28 Ponsford scores 352 & Ryder 295 against NSW
  • Dec 28 Victoria all out for 1107 against NSW at the MCG Crowd 22,348
  • Dec 29 Vatican puts French fascist Charles Maurras' work on the index
  • Dec 29 Victoria (1107) beat NSW (221 & 230) by an innings 656 runs
  • Dec 30 Paul Eliot Green's "In Abraham's Bosom" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 302

  • Jul 23 Ludvik Vaculik, Czech writer (Two Thousand Words), born in Brumo, Zlín Region (d. 2015)
  • Jul 24 James Hele, high master (St Paul's School)
  • Jul 26 Ana María Matute, Spanish author
  • Jul 27 Peter Coker, English painter, born in London (d. 2004)
  • Jul 29 Russel Firestone, polo great (Circle F-1959 champs)
  • Jul 29 Don Carter, professional bowler, six-time bowler of the year, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2012)
  • Jul 30 Peter T Thwaites, British brig-gen/playwright (Love or money)
  • Jul 31 Hilary Putnam, American philosopher, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Aug 1 Burton Stein, historian
  • Aug 2 Betsy Bloomingdale, socialite and fashion leader, born in Beverly Hills, California (d. 2016)
  • Aug 6 Christa Reinig, writer
  • Aug 6 J[anet] O[pal] Jeppson, [nee Janet Asimov], author (2nd Experiment)
  • Aug 7 Amo Houghton, (Rep-R-New York)
  • Aug 10 Benjamin Ward, 1st African American NYC Police Commissioner (1984-89), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2002)
  • Aug 11 Aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist
  • Aug 11 Bernard Ashley, English businessperson, fashion designer and co-founder of Laura Ashley, born in London (d. 2009)
  • Aug 11 Claus Von Bulow, socialite accused of murdering his wife
  • Aug 11 J R S Fincham, geneticist
  • Aug 12 Wallace Markfield, American writer (d. 2002)

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Aug 13 Fidel Castro, Cuban revolutionary, Prime Minister (1959-76) and President (1976-2008), born in Birán, Holguin Province (d. 2016)

Cuban Revolutionary and President Fidel Castro
Cuban Revolutionary and President
Fidel Castro
  • Aug 14 Alice Adams, US author
  • Aug 15 Lewis T Preston, banker
  • Aug 15 Costis Stephanopoulos, Greek politician

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Aug 17 Jiang Zemin, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (1989-2002) and President of the People's Republic of China (1993-2003), born in Yangzhou, Jiangsu

Paramount Leader of China Jiang Zemin
Paramount Leader of China
Jiang Zemin
  • Aug 19 Arthur Rock, American venture capitalist
  • Aug 22 Marc Bohan, dress designer
  • Aug 23 Clifford Geertz, American anthropologist, (d. 2006)
  • Aug 24 Nancy Spero, Cleveland USA, American feminist artist
  • Aug 27 Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian mathematician (d. 2002)
  • Aug 31 Georgiy Petrovich Katys, Russia, cosmonaut (Voskhod 1 backup)
  • Aug 31 Jan de Koning, minister of Agriculture/Social Businesses (CDA)
  • 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 14 Michel Butor, French novelist and essayist, born in Mons-en-Baroeul (d. 2016)
  • 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
  • Oct 2 Jan Morris, travel writer (Among the Cities, Hong Kong, Journeys)
  • Oct 5 Clifton Eugene Bancroft Robinson, public servant
  • Oct 5 Willi Unsoeld, American climber (d. 1979)
  • Oct 8 Raaj Kumar, Hindi film star (Mother India), born in Loralai, Balochistan, British India (d. 1996)
  • Oct 11 Nhất Hạnh, Vietnamese Zen Buddhist monk
  • Oct 15 Evan Hunter, [Ed McBain], American writer (Blackboard Jungle)
  • Oct 15 Michel Foucault, French philosopher and historian (The History of Sexuality), born in Poitiers (d. 1984)
  • Oct 17 Karl Gordon Henize, astronaut (STS 51-F), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Oct 18 Thomas Millar, historian
  • Oct 19 Joel Feinberg, American moral philosopher (d. 2004)
  • Oct 22 Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian
  • Oct 25 Ismail Gulgee, Pakistani painter
  • Oct 26 Yuri Aleksandrovich Letunov, Russia, cosmonaut
  • Oct 27 H. R. Haldeman, Nixon's White House Chief of Staff (Watergate figure), born in Los Angeles (d. 1993)
  • Oct 31 Jimmy Savile, English entertainer and suspected sexual predator, born in Leeds (d. 2011)
  • Nov 3 Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Nov 5 Leo Derksen, Dutch journalist (Telegraph/Sunday Newspaper)
  • Nov 5 John Berger, English art critic and author (Ways of Seeing), born in London (d. 2017)
  • 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
  • Dec 9 Henry Way Kendall, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1999)
  • Dec 9 Jan Křesadlo, Czech writer (d. 1995)
  • Dec 17 Jeremy Brooks, English writer (Jampot Smith), born in Southampton (d. 1994)
  • Dec 19 Jeanne Kirkpatrick, US ambassador to UN
  • Dec 19 Herb Stempel, American game show contestant
  • Dec 20 David Levine, US painter
  • Dec 20 Otto Graf Lambsdorff, German politician
  • Dec 23 Robert Bly, US, poet/editor/translator (Loving a Woman in 2 Worlds)
  • Dec 24 Paul Buissonneau, French-born Quebec theatre director

Weddings in History


Deaths in History