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Historical Events In May - 26

Friday, 17 January 2020

1946  Patent filed in US for H-Bomb on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1946  Friedrich A H von Waldeck, monarch of Waldeck, dies on this day in history.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1951  Lincoln Ellsworth, artic explorer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  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  On this day in history dutch Convair crashes at Schipholweg, 2 die  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1956  On May - 26 aircraft carrier "Bennington" burns off Rhode Island, killing 103  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  On May - 26 aircraft carrier "Bennington" burns off RI, killing 103  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1956  Al Simmons, outfielder (A's)/lifetime batting avg of .334, dies at 54 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On May - 26 ceylon emergency crisis proclaimed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On May - 26 the HSS-1N helicopter, capable of day and night antisubmarine warfare under instrument flight conditions, was publicly flown at NAS Corpus Christi  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  On May - 26 union Square, San Fransisco becomes state historical landmark  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  On this day in history 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On this day in history freedom Ride Coordinating Committee establishes in Atlanta  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  On May - 26 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1965  Dutch Voting Rights Bill passes on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  Revised international Convention on Safety of Life at Sea takes effect on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1966  Guyana (formerly British Guiana) declares independence from UK on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Famous Birthdays In May - 26

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1264  On this day in history birth of prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (d. 1326)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1478  On this day in history birth of clement VII, [Giulio de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1523-34)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1591  Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1602  Philippe de Champaigne, French painter (d. 1674) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1669  On May - 26 birth of sĂ©bastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In May - 26

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0604  Augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1055  Death of Margrave Adalbert of Austria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1421  Mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies on May - 26.  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  Death of Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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