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Military hardware in use in the UK general strike of 1926

UK general strike

Full article: Stub class article 1926 United Kingdom general strike

In May 1926, the TUC called a general strike, which lasted 10 days. Lord Reith of the newly formed BBC assisted the UK establishment by writing anti-union speeches for the Tory Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin. These were broadcast them to the nation, while the labor leaders were not allowed to state their case until the strike was over.[1]

 

Events

EventDateDescription
ProhibitionThe banning of drinkable alcohol (ethanol). This served multiple hypocritical purposes, much like the later "war on drugs". High on the list, as usual, were the private interests of the small clique who arranged it.
1926 United Kingdom general strike

 

A New Group

GroupImageType
Empire Marketing BoardGroup.pngPropaganda

 

Deaths

TitleBornDiedPlace of deathSummaryDescription
Cleveland Dodge26 January 186024 June 1926BankerThe main donor to the US presidential campaign of Woodrow Wilson.
George Makgill24 December 186816 October 1926London
UK
Author
Spook
Propagandist
Eugene V. Debs5 November 185520 October 1926Illinois
Elmhurst
U.S.
Fireman
Grocer
Union organizer

 

Births

TitleBornPlace of birthDiedSummaryDescription
Shlomo Gazit1926Turkey
Istambul
Spook
Academic
Uri Ra-Anan1926Academic
Yves Guérin-Sérac1926Spook
Soldier
Gavin W. H. Relly1926Cape Town10 January 1999Businessperson
Vincent Salandria1926US
Philadelphia
LawyerJFK Assassination researcher
Nancy Walker Bush Ellis1926
W. Michael Blumenthal3 January 1926Germany
Oranienburg
Politician
Economist
Businessperson
Robin Leigh-Pemberton5 January 192624 November 2013Economist
Walther Kiep5 January 1926Germany
Hamburg
9 May 2016Politician
Fraudster
Perjury
Sumner Shapiro13 January 1926Nashua
New Hampshire
14 November 2006Spook
Abner Mikva21 January 1926Milwaukee
Wisconsin
U.S.
Lawyer
Elie Kedourie25 January 1926Iraq
Baghdad
29 June 1992Historian
Valery Giscard d'Estaing2 February 1926Germany
Koblenz
Politician
Arthur Ochs Sulzberger5 February 192629 September 2012Publisher
Businessperson
Jean-Bernard Raimond6 February 1926France
Paris
7 March 2016Politician
Garret Fitzgerald9 February 1926Dublin
Ballsbridge
Ireland
19 May 2011Politician
Berend Udink12 February 1926Netherlands
Deventer
24 May 2016Politician
Alan Greenspan6 March 1926New York
U.S.
Central banker
Ralph Abernathy11 March 1926Alabama
Linden
17 April 1990Activist
Clergy
Arthur Hartman12 March 192616 March 2015Diplomat
Dieter Spethmann27 March 1926Germany
Essen
1 February 2016Businessperson
William Macpherson1 April 1926Scotland
Blairgowrie
Judge
Alexander Butterfield6 April 1926Florida
Pensacola
Spook
Soldier
The spook who installed the taping system for Richard Nixon.
David Abshire11 April 1926US
Tennessee
Chattanooga
31 October 2014Diplomat
Brian Tovey15 April 1926SpookA former head of GCHQ.
Walter Huddleston15 April 1926Kentucky
Burkesville
U.S.
16 October 2018Politician
Elizabeth Windsor21 April 1926London
Mayfair
UK
Robin Ibbs21 April 192627 July 2014Banker
Lawyer
Mariner
Businessperson
Thorbjorn Falldin24 April 1926Sweden
Högsjö
Ångermanland
23 July 2016Politician
Jonkheer Sickinghe1 May 19268 June 2006
Hugo Banzer10 May 1926Santa Cruz
Concepción
5 May 2002Soldier
Politician
François Perigot12 May 1926France
Lyon
Businessperson
Robert Jay Lifton16 May 1926New York
Brooklyn
Psychologist
Joe Slovo23 May 1926Lithuania
Obeliai
6 January 1995Activist
Peter Wallenberg29 May 1926Sweden
Stockholm
19 January 2015Banker
Businessperson
Richard Schweiker1 June 1926Pennsylvania
Norristown
U.S.
31 July 2015Politician
Businessperson
Marilyn Monroe1 June 1926Los Angeles
California
U.S.
5 August 1962Actor
Singer
Model
Popular US entertainer who reportedly died of an accidental drug overdose aged 36.
Peter Peterson5 June 1926Nebraska
Kearney
BusinesspersonLong time CFR chair
Erdal İnönü6 June 1926Turkey
Ankara
31 October 2007Politician
Physicist
John Diebold8 June 1926US
New Jersey
Weehawken
26 December 2005Businessperson
John Aspinall11 June 1926India
Delhi
29 June 2000Bookmaker
Gambler
Zoo keeper
Businessperson
Tony Cuesta13 June 19262 December 1992Spook
Businessperson
Efraín Ríos Montt16 June 1926Guatemala
Huehuetenango
LawyerThe only head of a nation state to heve been found guilty of genocide in his own country.
Franz Schurmann21 June 1926New York20 August 2010Academic
Historian
Louis Pienaar26 June 19265 November 2012Former Administrator-General of Namibia
Richard Ichord27 June 1926Missouri
Licking
25 December 1992Lawyer
Eric Rouleau1 July 1926Egypt
Cairo
25 February 2015Author
Diplomat
Spook
Journalist
Minos ZombanakisJuly 1926GreeceBanker
Pedro Luis Díaz Lanz8 July 1926Cuba
Havana
26 June 2008Pilot
Ian Gilmour8 July 1926London
UK
21 September 2007Politician
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