What Happened in Oct 1926

  • 1926 World Series

    The 1926 World Series was the championship series of the 1926 Major League Baseball (MLB) season, featuring the St. Louis Cardinals against the New... Read more

  • "Faurot Field" Is Opened

    Faurot Field (pronounced /fɔˈroʊ/) at Memorial Stadium is the home field of the University of Missouri Tigers in Columbia, Missouri. It is... Read more

  • Gangster Hymie Weiss killed by Capone's Mob

    Hymie Weiss was suspected of having formed an alliance with South Side beer baron Joe Saltis, who went on trial for murder in October 1926. It was... Read more

  • 'The Sun Also Rises' Is Published

    The Sun Also Rises epitomized the post-war expatriate generation for future generations. In The Sun Also Rises, Hemingway melds Paris to Spain;... Read more

  • Harry Houdini Dies

    Harry Houdini died of peritonitis secondary to a ruptured appendix. It has been speculated that Houdini was killed accidentally by a McGill... Read more