High Commissioner - Herbert Onslow Plumer
Emir of Transjordan - Abdullah I bin al-Hussein
Prime Minister of Transjordan - 'Ali Rida Basha al-Rikabi until 26 June; Hasan Khalid Abu al-Huda
5 March - The British High Commissioner grants an exclusive 70-year concession to Pinhas Rutenberg of the "Palestine Electricity Corporation" for production and distribution of electric power utilize the water of the Jordan River and the Yarmouk River.
1 April - The Transjordan Frontier Force is formed as a para-military border guard to defend the northern and southern borders of the Transjordan region.
The founding of the kibbutz Ramat David.
The founding of the moshav Beit She'arim by a group of Jewish immigrants from Yugoslavia.
The founding of the agricultural settlement Bayit VaGan, which was originally geared towards Orthodox Jews.
The founding of the moshav Karkur, one of the two original communities of Jewish agriculturalists that combined in 1969 to form Pardes Hanna-Karkur.
10 January - Musallam Bseiso, Palestinian Arab thinker, intellectual, journalist, and politician.
17 January - Yitzhak Moda'i, Israeli politician (died 1998).
5 February - Avner Shaki, Israeli politician (died 2005).
5 March - Shimon Tzabar, Israeli artist, author, poet and Haaretz columnist (died 2007).
20 June - Rehavam Ze'evi, Israeli general, politician and historian (assassinated in 2001).
30 June - Uriel Ofek, Israeli children's writer (died 1987).
17 July - Shlomo Morag, Israeli professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (died 1999).
2 August - George Habash, Christian Palestinian Arab nationalist, founder of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (died 2008).
18 June - Avshalom Haviv, Irgun fighter and one of the Olei Hagardom (died 1947)
19 June - Meir Pa'il, Palmach officer and Israeli politician (died 2015).
26 July - Meir Nakar, Irgun fighter and one of the Olei Hagardom (died 1947).
4 August - Hillel Omer, Israeli poet and writer (died 1990).
24 August – Nissim Aloni, Israeli playwright (died 1998).
29 September – Amos de-Shalit, Israeli nuclear physicist (died 1969).
23 November - Rafi Eitan, Israeli politician and former intelligence officer.
1926 in Mandatory Palestine Wikipedia
Events in the year 1926 in the British Mandate of Palestine.