Historical Events In May - 26
Friday, 26 February 2021
1917 Walt Cruise hit 1st HR out of Braves Field on this day in history.
1917 Eva Szorenyi, Hungarian actress, freedom activist for Hungary on this day in history.
1918 Georgian Social Democratic Republic declares independence from Russia on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history 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 On May - 26 jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger)
1920 On May - 26 jack Cheetham, cricketer (South African batsman, Test capt early 50's)
1921 Frank Mooney, cricketer (dependable wicket-keeper for NZ in 13 Tests) on May - 26.
1922 On May - 26 lenin suffers a stroke
1923 On this day in history socialist Workers Youth International forms in Hamburg
1923 On May - 26 1st Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance is run
1923 On May - 26 horst Tapper, German director/actor (Derrick)
1924 On this day in history german Government of Marx resigns
1924 On May - 26 president Coolidge signs Immigration Law (restricting immigration)
1924 The United States start limiting immigration, banning all Japanese on May - 26.
1924 On this day in history german govt of Marx resigns
1924 On May - 26 cooper Evans, (Rep-R-IA, 1981-87)
1924 Johann Heinrich Beck, composer, dies at 67 on May - 26.
1925 On this day in history babe Ruth is finally out of bed, 5 weeks after ulcer surgery
1925 The birth of Roy Dotrice, American actor on this day in history.
1925 Alec McCowen, Tunbridge Wells England, actor (Never Say Never Again) on this day in history.
1926 Lebanon adopts constitution on May - 26.
1926 Maria de Lourdes Martins, composer on this day in history.
1926 On May - 26 s V Petlura, Ukrainain ataman, assassinated by Shalom Schwarzbard
1927 On this day in history ford Motor Company manufactures its 15 millionth Model T automobile
1927 Jacques Bergerac, France, actor (Gigi, Les Girls, Thunder in Sun) on May - 26.
1928 A's commit 7 errors & lose to Yanks 7-4 on May - 26.
1929 On May - 26 hugo Raes, Flemish writer (Horses Jump & Fresh Sea)
1930 Supreme Court rules buying liquor does not violate the Constitution on this day in history.
1930 Joe Sewell, strikes out twice of his 3 times in 1930, by Pat Caraway on May - 26.
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 On this day in history 2nd emergency Dutch Government of Colijn forms
1933 2nd emergency Dutch govt of Colijn forms on this day in history.
1933 Jimmie Rodgers, country singer, dies at 35 on this day in history.