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1926 Calendar

1926 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28      
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 

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1926 Historical Event(s)

  •  February 13, 1926 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Tiger in Chinese astrology.
  •  March 15, 1926 – The dictator Theodoros Pangalos is elected President of Greece without opposition.
  •  March 16, 1926 – History of Rocketry: Robert Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket, at Auburn, Massachusetts.
  •  April 24, 1926 – The Treaty of Berlin is signed. Germany and the Soviet Union each pledge neutrality in the event of an attack on the other by a third party for the next five years.
  •  June 23, 1926 – The College Board administers the first SAT exam.
  •  August 6, 1926 – Gertrude Ederle becomes the first woman to swim across the English Channel.
  •  August 22, 1926 – Gold is discovered in Johannesburg, South Africa.
  •  October 14, 1926 – The children’s book Winnie-the-Pooh, by A. A. Milne, is first published.
  •  November 15, 1926 – The NBC radio network opens with 24 stations.
  •  November 25, 1926 – The deadliest November tornado outbreak in U.S. history strikes on Thanksgiving day. 27 twisters of great strength are reported in the Midwest, including the strongest November tornado, an estimated F4, that devastates Heber Springs, Arkansas. There are 51 deaths in Arkansas alone, 76 deaths and over 400 injuries in all.

Who Were Born On 1926?

  •  January 1, 1926 – Richard Verreau, French-Canadian tenor (d. 2005)
  •  January 12, 1926 – Ray Price, American singer
  •  March 12, 1926 – George Ariyoshi, American politician
  •  March 16, 1926 – Jerry Lewis, American comedian
  •  April 3, 1926 – Virgil “Gus” Grissom, American astronaut (d. 1967)
  •  May 22, 1926 – Peter Wilson, English Polymath (d. 2009)
  •  June 11, 1926 – Carlisle Floyd, American composer
  •  August 1, 1926 – Theo Adam, German bass-baritone
  •  October 15, 1926 – Evan Hunter, American author (d. 2005)
  •  November 7, 1926 – Dame Joan Sutherland, Australian operatic soprano (d. 2010)