On This Day

Events in History in December 1926

  • 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 7 Gas refrigerator patented

Book releaseHistoric Publication

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

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Dec 14 Thomas Madsen-Mygdal head of the Liberal Party forms a government in Denmark
  • Dec 15 Fascist 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

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Dec 20 Pope Pius XI convicts fascist pursuit in Italy

259th Pope Pius XI
259th Pope
Pius XI
  • Dec 20 Sidney Howard's "Silver Cord" premieres in NYC
  • Dec 23 KEX-AM in Portland OR begins radio transmissions

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Dec 25 Crown Prince Hirohito of Japan assumes the throne upon his father, Emperor Yoshihito's, death

Emperor of Japan Hirohito
Emperor of Japan
Hirohito
  • 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