What Happened on July 2, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • US Army Air Corps created; Distinguished Flying Cross authorized, to award "heroism or extraordinary achievement while participating in an aerial flight"

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Usselton, saxophonist
  • Lee Allen, American tenor sax (Walkin' With Mr Lee), born in Pittsburg, Kansas
  • Octavian Paler, Romanian writer, journalist, (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Emile CouĂ©, French pharmacist (recovery by auto suggestion), dies