The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2021. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1926
- February 13, 1926 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Tiger in Chinese astrology.
- May 4, 1926 – The United Kingdom general strike begins.
- May 9, 1926 – Admiral Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett claim to have flown over the North Pole (later discovery of Byrd’s diary appears to cast some doubt on the claim.)
- May 18, 1926 – Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson disappears while visiting a Venice, California beach.
- June 14, 1926 – Brazil leaves the League of Nations
- August 6, 1926 – Gertrude Ederle becomes the first woman to swim across the English Channel.
- September 8, 1926 – Germany is admitted to the League of Nations.
- September 9, 1926 – In the United States the National Broadcasting Company is formed.
- November 18, 1926 – George Bernard Shaw refuses to accept the money for his Nobel Prize, saying, “I can forgive Alfred Nobel for inventing dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize.”
- November 25, 1926 – The deadliest November tornado outbreak in U.S. history strikes on Thanksgiving Day. Twenty-seven 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 3, 1926 – George Martin, English composer, conductor, and producer
- January 5, 1926 – W. D. Snodgrass, American poet and academic (d. 2009)
- January 19, 1926 – Hans Massaquoi, German-American journalist and author (d. 2013)
- February 25, 1926 – Eva Bergh, Norwegian actress (d. 2013)
- April 17, 1926 – Gerry McNeil, Canadian ice hockey player and manager (d. 2004)
- August 12, 1926 – Joe Jones, American singer-songwriter (d. 2005)
- September 16, 1926 – Tommy Bond, American actor and singer (d. 2005)
- September 25, 1926 – Jack Hyles, American pastor and author (d. 2001)
- December 21, 1926 – Arnošt Lustig, Czech author and playwright (d. 2011)