On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1926

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Magician and Escape Artist Harry Houdini
Magician and Escape Artist
Harry Houdini

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian

Famous Deaths

  • 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? 94 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Libra