What Happened on October 22, 1926

Historical Events

Film & TV History

J. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian
Born in 1926

Famous Deaths

  • John G. Shedd, American businessman (President of Marshall Field & Company, 1906-22), civic leader, and philanthropist (Shedd Aquarium), dies of appendicitis at 76
  • Jules van den Heuvel, Belgian lawyer and politician, dies at 71
1926 Highlights

About October 22, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra