Historical Events In May - 26
Friday, 14 August 2020
1917 Walt Cruise hit 1st HR out of Braves Field on May - 26.
1917 Eva Szorenyi, Hungarian actress, freedom activist for Hungary on this day in history.
1918 On May - 26 georgian Social Democratic Republic declares independence from Russia
1918 On May - 26 kyarra, torpedoed by a German submarine UB57 2 miles off Anvil Point off the Dorset coast while on a voyage from London to Sydney with a general cargo. 6 lives were lost.
1919 Jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger) on May - 26.
1920 Jack Cheetham, cricketer (South African batsman, Test capt early 50's) on May - 26.
1921 On May - 26 frank Mooney, cricketer (dependable wicket-keeper for NZ in 13 Tests)
1922 On May - 26 lenin suffers a stroke
1923 Socialist Workers Youth International forms in Hamburg on May - 26.
1923 On this day in history 1st Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance is run
1923 Horst Tapper, German director/actor (Derrick) on May - 26.
1924 German Government of Marx resigns on this day in history.
1924 On this day in history president Coolidge signs Immigration Law (restricting immigration)
1924 On May - 26 the United States start limiting immigration, banning all Japanese
1924 On this day in history german govt of Marx resigns
1924 On May - 26 cooper Evans, (Rep-R-IA, 1981-87)
1924 On this day in history johann Heinrich Beck, composer, dies at 67
1925 Babe Ruth is finally out of bed, 5 weeks after ulcer surgery on this day in history.
1925 On May - 26 the birth of Roy Dotrice, American actor
1925 On May - 26 alec McCowen, Tunbridge Wells England, actor (Never Say Never Again)
1926 Lebanon adopts constitution on this day in history.
1926 Maria de Lourdes Martins, composer on May - 26.
1926 On May - 26 s V Petlura, Ukrainain ataman, assassinated by Shalom Schwarzbard
1927 On May - 26 ford Motor Company manufactures its 15 millionth Model T automobile
1927 Jacques Bergerac, France, actor (Gigi, Les Girls, Thunder in Sun) on this day in history.
1928 A's commit 7 errors & lose to Yanks 7-4 on this day in history.
1929 On May - 26 hugo Raes, Flemish writer (Horses Jump & Fresh Sea)
1930 On this day in history supreme Court rules buying liquor does not violate the Constitution
1930 Joe Sewell, strikes out twice of his 3 times in 1930, by Pat Caraway on this day in history.
1932 Admiral Makoto Saito forms parliament in Tokyo on this day in history.
1932 Canadian Radio Broadcasting Act passed, providing for establishment of the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission on May - 26.
1933 2nd emergency Dutch Government of Colijn forms on May - 26.
1933 On May - 26 2nd emergency Dutch govt of Colijn forms
1933 Jimmie Rodgers, country singer, dies at 35 on this day in history.