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Historical Events In May - 26

Friday, 23 August 2019

1946  On this day in history patent filed in US for H-Bomb  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  2-for-42 & hitting .048 for 1946, Mel Ott stops playing baseball on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1946  Friedrich A H von Waldeck, monarch of Waldeck, dies on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  Entire Hagana-arm forces sworn-in as Israeli soldiers on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On May - 26 south Africa elects a nationalist government with apartheid policy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  Antonina Neshdanova, Russian soprano (Bolshoi Theater), dies on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On May - 26 vaughan Williams "Pilgrim's Progress," premieres in London  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1951  On this day in history lincoln Ellsworth, artic explorer, dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  On this day in history damaso Alonso, Spanish linguistic/poet (Hombrey Dios), dies at 55  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  Dutch Convair crashes at Schipholweg, 2 die on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1954  Franz Pfemfert, writer, dies at 74 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On May - 26 conservatives win British parliamentary election  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  Khrushchev arrives in Belgrade on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  "7th Heaven" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 44 performances on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Aircraft carrier "Bennington" burns off Rhode Island, killing 103 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Aircraft carrier "Bennington" burns off RI, killing 103 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Al Simmons, outfielder (A's)/lifetime batting avg of .334, dies at 54 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Ceylon emergency crisis proclaimed on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  The HSS-1N helicopter, capable of day and night antisubmarine warfare under instrument flight conditions, was publicly flown at NAS Corpus Christi on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Union Square, San Fransisco becomes state historical landmark on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests) on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1959  On this day in history ed Walsh, baseball pitcher (1.82 ERA), dies at 78  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  The Soviets are accused by UN Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge of concealing a microphone inside a wood carving of the Great Seal of the United States that was presented to the U S embassy in Moscow on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  Freedom Ride Coordinating Committee establishes in Atlanta on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On this day in history uSAF bomber flies the Atlantic in a record of just over 3 hours  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On this day in history 15th Emmy Awards Dick Van Dyke Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  Organization of African Unity forms on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On May - 26 sharon Lynn, actress (Way Out West, Big Broadcast), dies at 53  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On May - 26 15th Emmy Awards: Dick Van Dyke Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On May - 26 dutch Voting Rights Bill passes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  Revised international Convention on Safety of Life at Sea takes effect on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  Buddhist sets self on fire at US consulate in Hué South-Vietnam on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On this day in history guyana (formerly British Guiana) declares independence from UK  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  Don Castle, actor (Motor Patrol, Born to Speed), dies at 47 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In May - 26

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1264  On May - 26 birth of prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (d. 1326)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1478  Clement VII, [Giulio de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1523-34) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1566  On May - 26 birth of mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1566  Mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1603) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1591  On this day in history birth of dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1602  On this day in history birth of philippe de Champaigne, French painter (d. 1674)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1667  Abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  On this day in history birth of sébastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0604  On May - 26 augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0735  Beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0818  Death of Ali ar-Rida, Shia Imam (b. 766) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1055  Death of Margrave Adalbert of Austria on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1421  On this day in history mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1512  Bajezid II, governor of Amasja/8th sultan of Turkey, dies on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1609  On May - 26 death of cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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