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1926 and British
* 1871 – Lorne Currie, British sailor ( d. 1926 )
A large log being placed on a railroad car at Batottan, British North Borneo in 1926
Although The Vanguard folded in 1926, the others were a great triumph and became known as " The Big Five "; they ended Amalgamated Press's near-monopoly of the British comic industry.
The Balfour Declaration of 1926, a report resulting from the 1926 Imperial Conference of British Empire leaders in London, was named after the British statesman Arthur Balfour, first Earl of Balfour, Lord President of the Council and a previous Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
The conclusions of the imperial premiers conference of 1926 were restated by the 1930 conference and incorporated in the Statute of Westminster of December 1931, by which the British parliament renounced any legislative authority over dominion affairs, except as specifically provided in law.
In 1926, the British physicist Ralph H. Fowler observed that the relationship among the density, energy and temperature of white dwarfs could be explained by viewing them as a gas of nonrelativistic, non-interacting electrons and nuclei which obeyed Fermi-Dirac statistics.
* 1926 – Sir Geoffrey Howe, British politician
By the mid-twenties the British film industry was losing out to heavy competition from Hollywood, the latter helped by having a much larger home market-in 1914 25 % of films shown in the UK were British, but by 1926 this had fallen to 5 %.
* 1926 – John Frank Davidson, British chemical engineer and Royal Medal holder
Fulham became the first British team to sell hot dogs at their ground in 1926.
This was not because of any lack of regard for Isaacs personally, but because the British government considered that the choice of Governors-General was ( since the 1926 Imperial Conference ) a matter for the monarch's decision alone.
) Scullin was equally insistent that the monarch must act on the relevant Prime Minister's direct advice ( the practice until 1926 was that Dominion prime ministers advised the monarch indirectly, through the British government, which effectively had a veto over any proposal it did not agree with ).
As a result of decisions made at the 1926 Imperial Conference, the Governor-General ceased to be the diplomatic representative of the British Government, and the British right of supervision over Australian affairs was abolished.
The company was founded in December 1926 from the merger of four companies: Brunner Mond, Nobel Explosives, the United Alkali Company, and British Dyestuffs Corporation.
* 1886 – Ronald Firbank, British novelist ( d. 1926 )
* 1926 – Michael Bond, British writer
* Sir John McLeavy Brown ( 1835 – 1926 ), British lawyer and diplomat
Soon after the end of World War I, Lancia offered a 22 ° V12, Fiat had a 60 ° model 520 ( 1921-2 ), British truck manufacturer Ensign announced a V12 that did not materialize, and in 1926, Daimler ( Britain ) offered the first of a full range of sleeve valve Double Sixes, 7, 136 cc, 3, 744 cc, 5, 296 cc and 6, 511 cc versions remaining available until 1937.
A reorganization during 1926 led to the retention of the rolling stock group: Metropolitan Carriage wagon and Finance Company and The Metropolitan-Vickers Company and the disposal of: Vickers-Petters Limited, British Lighting and Ignition Company, the Plywood department at Crayford Creek, Canadian Vickers, William Beardmore and Co, and Wolseley Motors
The constitutional crisis of 1926 provoked a consideration of the constitutional relations between the self-governing dominions and the British government.

1926 and anthropologist
* 1926 – Clifford Geertz, American anthropologist ( d. 2006 )
Miguel León-Portilla ( born in Mexico City, February 22, 1926 ) is a Mexican anthropologist and historian, and a prime authority on Nahuatl thought and literature.
Clifford James Geertz ( August 23, 1926, San Francisco – October 30, 2006, Philadelphia ) was an American anthropologist who is remembered mostly for his strong support for and influence on the practice of symbolic anthropology, and who was considered " for three decades ... the single most influential cultural anthropologist in the United States.
* Jaroslav Suchý ( 1926 – 1975 ), anthropologist
* Robert McCormick Adams, Jr. ( born 1926 ), American anthropologist

1926 and specialising
Donald Percy ' Don ' Rendell ( born 4 March 1926 ) is an English jazz musician and arranger, specialising on tenor saxophone, but also playing soprano saxophone, flute, and clarinet.
Hanna ( John ) Batatu (, ) ( 1926, Jerusalem – 24 June 2000, Winsted, Connecticut ) was a Palestinian American Marxist historian specialising in the history of Iraq and the modern Arab east.

1926 and Australian
* 1850 – Reginald Heber Roe, Australian academic and educator ( d. 1926 )
* 1926 – Jack Brabham, Australian race car driver
* 1864 – Austin Chapman, Australian politician ( d. 1926 )
* 2012 – Peter Bennett, Australian footballer ( b. 1926 )
* 1926 – Peter Bennett, Australian footballer ( d. 2012 )
Sir John Arthur " Jack " Brabham, AO, OBE ( born 2 April 1926 ) is an Australian former racing driver who was Formula One champion in, and.
* 1926 – Dame Joan Sutherland, Australian operatic soprano ( d. 2010 )
Examples of the use of such powers include the Australian constitutional crisis of 1975 and the Canadian King-Byng Affair in 1926.
** Don Dunstan, Australian politician ( b. 1926 )
* Dame Joan Sutherland, OM, AC, DBE-( 1926 – 2010 ), Australian opera singer
Flynn, living at Mclean Avenue Chatswood, Sydney in 1926, attended Sydney Church of England Grammar School ( Shore School ) where he was the classmate of future Australian Prime Minister, John Gorton.
The Australian website " Australian Flavour " gives the earlier date of 1926 for its creation, suggesting that Home Cookery for New Zealand, by Australian writer Emily Futter, contained a recipe for " Meringue with Fruit Filling ".
The first known recorded recipe named " pavlova " was published in the fifth Australian edition of Davis Dainty Dishes in 1926.
During the following Australian winter ( 1926 ), an ageing Australian team lost The Ashes in England, and a number of Test players retired.
* Peter Durack ( 1926 – 2008 )Australian politician and Attorney-General of Australia
* William Ride ( born 1926 ), Australian zoologist
* Ron Graham ( actor ) ( born 1926 ), Australian actor
* John Lewis ( Bishop of North Queensland ) ( born 1926 ), Australian Anglican bishop
* Astor Radio Corporation, an Australian consumer electronics manufacturer from 1926 onwards, which also owned the Astor Records label

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