1926

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August 12, 2022

1926 (MCMXXVI, in Roman numerals) was a common year of the 20th century of the current Gregorian calendar, of the Age of Christ, and its Sunday letter was C, had 52 weeks, beginning on a Friday and also ending on a Friday. fair.

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Births

February 2 – Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, President of France from 1974 to 1981. March 2 – Murray N. Rothbard, American economist, historian and philosopher (d. 1995). March 16 – Jerry Lewis, American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, singer and philanthropist. (m.2017). April 21 – Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, monarch and head of state of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, May 8 – David Attenborough, British naturalist and presenter. May 10 – Hugo Banzer, soldier and president of Bolivia from 1971 to 1978 and from 1997 to 2001 (d. 2002). May 28 – In Portugal, the so-called Revolution of May 28, 1926 takes place, a coup d'état leads to the fall of the First Republic and opens the way for the establishment of the Estado Novo. June 1 – Marilyn Monroe, American actress. (d. 1962). June 21 — Oswaldo Wolff Dick, Brazilian physician. June 30 – Paul Berg, American chemist. July 3 – José Adauto Bezerra and his twin brother Francisco Humberto Bezerra, Brazilian military, politicians and businessmen. July 15 – Leopoldo Galtieri, general, dictator and president of Argentina from 1981 to 1982 (d. 2003). August 13 – Fidel Castro, prime minister and later president of Cuba (d. 2016). August 17 – Jiang Zemin, President of the People's Republic of China from 1993 to 2003. November 8 – Alfredo Oscar Saint-Jean, soldier and president of Argentina in 1982 (d. 1987). December 27 – Rodrigo Carazo Odio, president of Costa Rica (d. 2009).

Deaths

July 8 – Sudre Dartiguenave, president of Haiti from 1915 to 1922 (b. 1862). August 23 – Rodolfo Valentino, Italian actor (b. 1895). October 31 – Harry Houdini, illusionist for the Austro-Hungarian Empire in present-day Hungary (b. 1874)

Nobel Prize

Physics — Jean Baptiste Perrin. Chemistry — Theodor Svedberg. Literature — Grazia Deledda. Peace — Aristide Briand, Gustav Stresemann. Medicine — Johannes Fibiger.

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