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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in October 1926.
The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on October 1926: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1926?


Events

  • 02 Oct 1926 Bert Gibb of Hamilton Tigers kicks 9 singles in a NFL football game.
  • 03 Oct 1926 1st Congress of Paneuropabeweging opens in Vienna
  • 04 Oct 1926 Dahlia is officially designated as SF city flower
  • 06 Oct 1926 Babe Ruth hits three home runs in a world series game, New York Yankees beat Saint Louis Cardinals 10-5 (World Series #23).
  • 07 Oct 1926 Actress Theo Mann-Master resigns from stage
  • 09 Oct 1926 Dutch Queen Wilhelmina opens Royal Colonial Institution
  • 12 Oct 1926 British miners agree to end their strike.
  • 14 Oct 1926 Walter Johnson retires, signs 2-year contract to manage Newark
  • 15 Oct 1926 Austria government of Seipel, forms
  • 16 Oct 1926 Mohammed Nadir Khan begins coup in Afghanistan, 1200 killed
  • 18 Oct 1926 Frankfurter Zeitung publishes Lenins political testament
  • 19 Oct 1926 John C Garand patents semi-automatic rifle
  • 20 Oct 1926 Hurricane in Cuba, kills 600
  • 22 Oct 1926 Student Wallace Whitehead repeatedly punches magician Harry Houdini in the abdomen, after asking if he had strong muscles, and receiving permission to punch him.
  • 24 Oct 1926 Magician Harry Houdini performs in Detroit, Michigan, but collapses during intermissions from stomach pain.
  • 25 Oct 1926 Harry Houdini is operated on in Detroit, Michigan, and is found to have a gangrenous ruptured appendix. Doctors realize he will die soon.
  • 26 Oct 1926 Belgium stabilizes current value of franc (5 franc becomes 1 Belga)
  • 31 Oct 1926 Erich Weiss, better known as magician Harry Houdini, dies in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in October 1926?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - When the Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along
  2. - Cross Your Heart
  3. - Breezin' Along with the Breeze
  4. - The Blue Room
  5. - Looking at the World Thro' Rose-Colored Glasses

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Prestige

The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

Stand by Me

Stand by Me

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Country: United States of America

Through a Glass Darkly

Through a Glass Darkly

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgård

Country: United States of America

Persona

Persona

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand

Country: United States of America

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Country: United States of America