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People Who Died in the Year 1926 (8 found): Names Only

Eddie Plank

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Stewart Plank
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1946.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1972.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2012.
Philadelphia Baseball Wall of Fame 1985.

Bessie Coleman

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Coleman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

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The first female pilot of African-American descent and the first person of African-American descent to hold an international pilot license. Died when she fell out of an airplane that went into a spin and crashed. She was not the pilot.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1992.
National Women's Hall of Fame 2001.
Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 2000.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 2006.
Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 1995.

Mary Cassatt

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Stevenson Cassatt
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 23 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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Lived much of her adult life in France. Impressionist. Women's suffragist.
French Legion of Honor.
National Women's Hall of Fame 1973.

Grand Duchess Olga Constantinovna of Russia

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Великая Княжна Ольга Константиновна
Belikaya Knyazhna Olga
Also Known As:
Queen Olga of Greece
Queen Olga of the Hellenes
Βασίλισσα Όλγα των Ελλήνων
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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mother of
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wife of
George I of Greece, until his earlier death.
Younger than George I of Greece by 5 years.
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On the assassination of her husband in 1913, she returned to Russia. When the First World War broke out, she set up a military hospital in Pavlovsk Palace, which belonged to her brother. She was trapped in the palace after the Russian Revolution of 1917, until the Danish embassy intervened, allowing her to escape to Switzerland. Olga could not return to Greece as her son, King Constantine I, had been deposed. In October 1920, she returned to Athens on the fatal illness of her grandson, King Alexander. After his death, she was appointed regent until the restoration of Constantine I the following month. After the defeat of the Greeks in the Greco-Turkish War of 1919-22 the Greek royal family were again exiled and she spent the last years of her life in the United Kingdom, France and Italy.

Charles Avery

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Avery Bradford
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
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One of the original Keystone Kops. Silent films. Committed suicide.

Rudolph Valentino

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Pierre Filibert Guglielmi di Valentina D'Antonguolla
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
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Silent film star.
Movies: Anaheim / OC Walk of Stars:
A star for Show Business fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6164 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Harry Houdini

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Erik Weisz
Also Known As:
Ehrich Weiss
Harry Handcuff Houdini
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famed for escape tricks. Silent films. Debunker of spiritualists. Died of peritonitis, with a ruptured appendix.
Jewish-American Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7001 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Annie Oakley

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Phoebe Ann Moses
Also Known As:
Phoebe Ann Mosey
Phoebe Ann Mosee
Phoebe Ann Mosie
Phoebe Ann Mozee
Nickname(s):
Little Sure Shot
Watanya Cicilla
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In Wild West show of:National Women's Hall of Fame 1993.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2012.
Ohio Women's Hall of Fame 1980.
Texas Trail of Fame 1998.
National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame 1984.
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