What Happened on June 26, 1922

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • The emergency decrees under Article 48 of the Weimar Constitution are invoked by the government to deal with deteriorating economic conditions

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan T. Peacock, British economist, born in Ryton, England (d. 2014)
  • Campbell Adamson, British industrialist and CEO (Abbey National Pictures), born in Perth, Scotland (d. 2000)
  • Eleanor Parker, American actress (Caged, Detective Story, Hans Brinker), born in Cedarville, Ohio (d. 2013)
  • Frances Rafferty, American WWII pin-up girl, dancer and actress (Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood), born in Sioux City, Iowa (d. 2004)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert H K, monarch of Monaco (1889-1922), dies at 73