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Movie history events from 1926

Walter E. Kurtz is born. (Apocalypse Now)

A soldier gets a flag off the top of a pole. (Captain America: The First Avenger)

James E Davis becomes Chief of Police (LA) (Changeling)

On a tour of England, Harry Houdini meets scam psychic Msry McGarvie and her daughter Benji. Mary and Harry have an affair. (England) (Death Defying Acts)

Westmore Middle School is established. (Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules)

An entrance to the hollow earth is discovered in Antarctica; an expedition is sent into the entrance but never returns (Antarctica) (Godzilla vs. Kong)

Cyrus Rooney dies in the alternate universe. A sentient creature appears and carries on Rooney's work. (Shit Narnia) (John Dies at the End)

William Beebe gives the sloth's sense of taste, touch, sight, and hearing a rating of 2, and its sense of smell a rating of 3. (Life of Pi)

Evy saves Rick O'Connell from the gallows to lead an expedition to Hamunaptra, where they inadvertently resurrect High Priest Imhotep. (Cairo, Egypt) (The Mummy)

Scout Finch born. (Maycomb, Alabama) (To Kill A Mockingbird)

Al Capone files his last income tax return. (Chicago, Ill) (The Untouchables)

3140 Carlyle St is built. (Los Angeles, California) (We Bought a Zoo)

Sunday 14th February: Brigadier and Mrs Clive Candy attend a ball at Myrtle Bank Hotel, hosted by Lady Bembridge. (The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp)

Tuesday 18th May: Popular evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson disappears. (Venice Beach, Los Angeles, California) (Aimee Semple McPherson)

Thursday 3rd June: Irwen Allen Ginsberg is born. (Newark, New Jersey) (Kill Your Darlings)

Thursday 12th August: Clive Candy places an ad thanking all those who have sent sympathies to him on his irreparable loss. (The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp)

Monday 23rd August: Rudoph Valentino dies after surgery for a perforated ulcer. (New York City) (Good Night Valentino)

Thursday 2nd December: Alfred Hitchcock marries Alma Reville. (South Kensington, London, England) (Hitchcock)

Thursday 9th December: Benny Goodman records his first solo, 16 bars of a song called "He's the Last Word." (The Benny Goodman Story)

Friday 31st December: Tom Marvolo Riddle, aka Voldemort, is born. (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets)

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