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Historical Events In May - 26

Thursday, 08 June 2023

1934  Century of Progress Exposition reopens in Chicago on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1934  Abdulah M "Dulah" Omar, South African attorney/UDF-leader on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  On May - 26 police kill 10, wound 100 in the "Memorial Day Massacre" in South Chicago.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1935  Sheila Steafel, South African-born British actress on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1936  The first Government of Zealand in Belgium ends on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1936  1st govt of Zealand in Belgium ends on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  Dutch Rail NV at law forms on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  San Francisco Bay's Golden Gate Bridge opens on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1937  Yehuda Yannay, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1938  House Committee on Un-American Activities begins work on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1938  House on un-American Activities forms on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1938  Jackie Liebesit, rocker (Can) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1939  Charles H Mayo, US surgeon/co-founder (Mayo Clinic), dies at 74 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1940  HMS CURLEW (AA), sunk in Lavangs Fiord, Ofotfiord near Narvik, northern Norway by German Ju88 bombers on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1940  Operation Dynamo begins evacuating defeated Allied troops from Dunkirk on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1940  The "Miracle of Dunkirk" evacuation begins in France during World War II on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1940  1st successful helicopter flight in US: Vought-Sikorsky US-300 designed by Igor Sikorsky on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  On this day in history american Flag House (Betsy Ross' Home) given to city of Philadelphia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  Ark Royal airplane sights German battleship Bismarck on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  On May - 26 german occupiers begin youth labor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1941  American Flag House (Betsy Ross' Home) given to city of Phila on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  Anglo-Soviet Treaty signed in London on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  On May - 26 belgian Jews are required by Nazis to wear a Jewish star  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  Tank battle at Bir Hakeim African corps vs British army on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1942  Tank battle at Bir Hakeim: African corps vs British army on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  Jews riot against Germany in Amsterdam on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  Premier Churchill & General Marshall fly from US to North Africa on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  The first president of a black country to visit US (Edwin Barclay, Liberia) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  On May - 26 1st president of a black country to visit US (Edwin Barclay, Liberia)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1943  On this day in history edsel Ford, owner (Ford Motor Company), dies at 49  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  82nd Airborne div D-day-landing at La Haye du Puits to Ste Mere Eglise on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1944  C M Francois, cricketer (WWII, 252 runs in 5 Tests for S Africa), dies on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1945  US drop fire bombs on Tokyo on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1946  On May - 26 klement Gottwald becomes premier of Czechoslovakia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In May - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1264  Prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (d. 1326) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1478  On May - 26 birth of clement VII, [Giulio de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1523-34)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  Mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  On May - 26 birth of mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1603)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1591  Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1602  On May - 26 birth of philippe de Champaigne, French painter (d. 1674)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1667  On this day in history birth of abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  On this day in history birth of s├ębastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In May - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0604  On this day in history augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0735  On this day in history beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0818  Death of Ali ar-Rida, Shia Imam (b. 766) on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1055  On May - 26 death of margrave Adalbert of Austria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1421  On May - 26 mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1512  Bajezid II, governor of Amasja/8th sultan of Turkey, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1595  On this day in history philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  On May - 26 death of cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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