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Events in History in February 1926

  • Feb 1 Kirghiz Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Kirghiz ASSR
  • Feb 1 Land at Broadway & Wall Street sold at a record $7 per sq inch
  • Feb 4 Austrian chancellor Seipel wants to join Germany
  • Feb 8 German Reichstag decides to apply for League of Nations membership
  • Feb 9 Teaching theory of evolution forbidden in Atlanta, Georgia schools
  • Feb 11 Tokelau (Union) Islands in South Pacific transfers to NZ
  • Feb 15 Brooks Atkinson Theater opens at 256 W 47th St NYC
  • Feb 15 Contract air mail service begins in US
  • Feb 17 Avalanche buries 75 in Sap Gulch, Bingham, Utah; 40 die

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 25 Francisco Franco becomes Spain's youngest general at 33

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco
  • Feb 25 Kwo-Min-Tang (Guomindang) declares war on government and warlords
  • Feb 26 Dark Street in the Bronx renamed Lustre Street