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  • Berlin
    Sunday Jan 10, 1926

    Max Planck

    Retirement

    Berlin
    Sunday Jan 10, 1926

    He retired from Berlin on 10 January 1926, and was succeeded by Erwin Schrödinger.




  • Morocco
    Wednesday Feb 3, 1926

    Francisco Franco

    Promoted to brigadier general

    Morocco
    Wednesday Feb 3, 1926

    This landing in the heartland of Abd el-Krim's tribe, combined with the French invasion from the south, spelled the beginning of the end for the short-lived Republic of the Rif. Franco's recognition eventually caught up with him and he was promoted to brigadier general on 3 February 1926.




  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 1, 1926

    Marilyn Monroe

    Born

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Jun 1, 1926

    Monroe was born Norma Jeane Mortenson at the Los Angeles County Hospital on June 1, 1926 as the third child of Gladys Pearl Baker .




  • Birán, Cuba
    Friday Aug 13, 1926

    Fidel Castro

    Born

    Birán, Cuba
    Friday Aug 13, 1926

    Castro was born out of wedlock at his father's farm on 13 August 1926.




  • China
    Monday Oct 18, 1926

    Ho Chi Minh

    Marriage

    China
    Monday Oct 18, 1926

    He lived with a Chinese woman, Zeng Xueming (Tăng Tuyết Minh), whom he married on 18 October 1926.




  • Oslo City Hall, Oslo, Norway
    Friday Dec 10, 1926

    Gustav Stresemann

    Nobel Prize

    Oslo City Hall, Oslo, Norway
    Friday Dec 10, 1926

    Stresemann was co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1926.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Saturday Dec 25, 1926

    Hirohito

    Hirohito assumed The Throne

    Tokyo, Japan
    Saturday Dec 25, 1926

    On 25 December 1926, Hirohito assumed the throne upon the death of his father, Yoshihito. The Crown Prince was said to have received the succession (senso).


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