i saw a writing prompts about choosing a random year and researching some things that happen during that year so :)

1926

Feb 3: 3 men dance charleston for 22 hours

Feb 8: Sean O'Casey's "Plough & Stars" opens at Abbey Theater Dublin

Feb 8: Disney Brothers Cartoon studios becomes Walt Disney Studios

Mar 7: 1st transatlantic phone call (London-New York)

Mar 16: Robert H. Goddard launches the first liquid-fueled rocket, goes 184' (56 meters)

Mar 26: First lip-reading tournament in America

Apr 13: At 41, Walter Johnson pitches his 7th opening day shutout

Apr 26: Queen Elizabeth the second is born

Apr 25: Giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot" premieres in Milan

June 1: Marilyn Monroe is born

Jul 20: A convention of the Methodist Church votes to allow women to become priests

Aug 5: Houdini stays in a coffin under water for 1½ hrs before escaping

Oct 14: A. A. Milne's book "Winnie the Pooh" released

Oct 31: Harry Houdini dies

Nov 11: U.S Route 66 is established

Undetermined dates:

Frida Kahlo starts painting

The first automatic pop-up toaster was introduced

Popular songs included “Bye Bye Blackbird” and “When Day is Done.”