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Number of Records Matching Query: 87
 
QUEEN ELIZABETH II BORN
EVENT
 
Event Date: Wednesday 21 April 1926

PHAR LAP
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 4 October 1926
Description: Phar Lap was a champion Thoroughbred racehorse
Summary: Phar Lap (19261932) was a champion Thoroughbred racehorse whose achievements captured the public's imagination during the early years of the Great Depression. Foaled in New Zealand,he was trained and raced in Australia. Phar Lap dominated Australian racing during a distinguished career, winning a Melbourne Cup, two Cox Plates and 19 other weight for age races. Phar Lap won 32 of 35 races.

MELODY MAKER
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 July 1926
Description: Originally the Melody Maker (MM) concentrated on jazz.
Summary: Melody Maker, published in the United Kingdom, was the world's oldest weekly music newspaper. It was founded in 1926 as a magazine targeted at musicians; in 2000 it was merged into "long-standing rival"(and IPC Media sister publication) New Musical Express.

AUSTRALIAN PERFORMING RIGHT ASSOCIATION
EVENT
 
Event Date: Wednesday 1 September 1926
Description: APRA was established in 1926 by a number of companies including J. Albert & Son.
Summary: The Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) is a copyright collective representing New Zealand and Australian composers, lyricists and music publishers. APRA was established in 1926 by a number of companies including J. Albert & Son to represent the interests of Australasian music copyright holders.

JACK BRABHAM
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 2 April 1926
Description: Australian former racing driver who was Formula One champion in 1959, 1960 and 1966.
Summary: Sir John Arthur "Jack" Brabham, AO, OBE. Australian former racing driver who was Formula One champion in 1959, 1960 and 1966. He was a founder of the Brabham racing team and race car constructor that bore his name.

RONNIE HILTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 26 January 1926
Description: Vocalist, UK

ERIC GROSS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 16 September 1926
Description: Pianist, Composer, Australia

JIMMY SAVILE
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 31 October 1926
Description: Disc jockey,Ttelevision presenter, UK

BOB FLANIGAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 22 August 1926
Description: Vocalist , USA

CHARLIE WALKER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 2 November 1926
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, US A

PAUL BURKE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 21 July 1926
Description: Actor, USA

JAMES LIPTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 19 September 1926
Description: Poet, talk show host, writer, teacher, actor, producer

BUDDY GRECO
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 14 August 1926
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

KENNY BAKER
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 26 June 1926
Description: Fiddle, USA

DON RICKLES
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 8 May 1926
Description: Comedian, Actor, USA

LESLIE NIELSEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 11 February 1926
Description: Actor, Canadian

BEVERLY GARLAND
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 17 October 1926
Description: Actress, USA

DAVID MASON - TRUMPET
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 2 April 1926
Description: Trumpeter, UK

DEWEY PHILLIPS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 13 May 1926
Description: Disc Jockey

SHELLEY BERMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 3 February 1926
Description: Actor, Comedian, Comedy

JACK BROKENSHA
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 5 January 1926
Description: Vibraphonist

MEL BROOKS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 28 June 1926
Description: Actor, Director, USA

ANDY GRIFFITH
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 1 June 1926
Description: Actor, Producer, Writer, Director, Country singer,

CAROLYN LEIGH
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 21 August 1926
Description: Songwriter, Lyrisist, USA

PATRICE WYMORE
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 17 December 1926
Description: Actor, USA

OSCAR BROWN JR.
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 10 October 1926
Description: Singer, Composer, USA

GUITAR SLIM
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 10 December 1926
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, UK

CHUCK BERRY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 18 October 1926
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, USA

PETER GRAVES
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 18 March 1926
Description: Actor, USA

ROBERT CLARY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 1 March 1926
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA

COSIMO MATASSA
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 13 August 1926
Description: Recording engineer and studio owner, USA

PATRICIA NEAL
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 January 1926
Description: Actress, USA

JEAN PETERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 15 October 1926
Description: Actress, USA

GEORGE MARTIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 3 January 1926
Description: Record Producer, Conductor, UK

MILES DAVIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 25 May 1926
Description: Trumpeter

BILL BLACK
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 17 September 1926
Description: Bassist, USA

JOAN SUTHERLAND
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 7 November 1926
Description: Vocalist, Australia

RED PRYSOCK
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 2 February 1926
Description: Saxophonist, USA

ROY HAYNES
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 13 March 1926
Description: Drummer, USA

LOWMAN PAULING
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 14 July 1926
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA

BUD SHANK
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 27 April 1926
Description: Saxophonist, USA

SUSAN REED
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 11 January 1926
Description: Vocalist, harpist and zitherist, USA

HUGH HEFNER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 9 April 1926
Description: Playboy Magazine

JOHN COLTRANE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 23 September 1926
Description: Saxophonist, USA

MORAG BEATON
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 2 July 1926
Description: Vocalist, Australian - Scottish

JULIE LONDON
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 26 October 1926
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

DANNY OVERBEA
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 3 January 1926
Description: Guitarist, USA

MARILYN MONROE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 1 June 1926
Description: Actress, Model, Singer, USA

JERRY CLOWER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 28 September 1926
Description: Comedian, USA

AUDREY MEADOWS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 8 February 1926
Description: Actress

BIG MAMA THORNTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 11 December 1926
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

AARON SCHROEDER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 7 September 1926
Description: Composer of song and music publisher.

EVELYN LEAR
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 8 January 1926
Description: Vocalist, USA

JOHN DEREK
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 12 August 1926
Description: Actor, Director, Cinematographer, Screenwriter, Producer

JOE JONES
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 12 August 1926
Description: Vocalist, USA

ROSE MADDOX
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 15 August 1926
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

GLORIA JEAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 14 April 1926
Description: Actress, singer, USA

JANET LEIGH
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 6 July 1926
Description: Actress, Dancer, USA

BILL JUSTIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 14 October 1926
Description: Trumpeter, Saxophonist, Composer, Arranger, USA

RAY PRICE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 12 January 1926
Description: Vocalist Composer

BILL CARSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 8 July 1926
Description: Guitarist, USA

RUSS FREEMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 28 May 1926
Description: Pianist, USA

JOSE JIMENEZ
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 9 January 1926
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Mexico

DONNA HIGHTOWER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 28 December 1926
Description: Vocalist, USA

GEORGIA GIBBS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 26 August 1926
Description: Vocalist, USA

CLORIS LEACHMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 30 April 1926
Description: Actress, USA

VIC AMES
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 20 May 1926
Description: Vocalist, USA

STAN FREBERG
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 7 August 1926
Description: Comedian, Recording Artist, Animation Voice actor

NANCY OVERTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 6 February 1926
Description: Vocalist, USA

NOBLE "THIN MAN" WATTS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 February 1926
Description: Saxophonist, USA

BUDDY ARNOLD
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 30 April 1926
Description: SaxophoneTenor, Clarinet, Flute

BRUNO BARTOLETTI
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 10 June 1926
Description: Conductor, pianist, Italy

BOB WOOLER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 19 January 1926
Description: Management, DJ, UK

DON ARDEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 4 January 1926
Description: Businessman, music manager, agent, impresario, publicist and author

STAN LEVEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 5 April 1926
Description: Drummer, Composer, USA

JACK MCDUFF
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 17 September 1926
Description: Organist, bandleader, USA

SOUPY SALES
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 8 January 1926
Description: Actor, US

LITA ROZA
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 14 March 1926
Description: Vocalist, UK

URBIE GREEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 8 August 1926
Description: Trombonist, USA

LIZBETH WEBB
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 30 January 1926
Description: Actress, Singer

BRYAN FORBES
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 22 July 1926
Description: English film director, screenwriter, film producer, actor

ART BAXTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 8 May 1926
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK

DAVID JACOBS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 19 May 1926
Description: British broadcaster - A BBC staff announcer in the early 1950s

MILO OSHEA
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 2 June 1926
Description: Actor, Ireland

HARRY HOUDINI
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 31 October 1926
Description: Magician, Escapologist, USA

CHARLES RINGLING
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 3 December 1926
Description: Promoter, USA

RUDOLPH VALENTINO
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 23 August 1926
Description: Actor, Italy/ USA

 
 
 
 

 
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