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Historical Events In May - 26

Thursday, 08 June 2023

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

1946  2-for-42 & hitting .048 for 1946, Mel Ott stops playing baseball on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1948  On May - 26 entire Hagana-arm forces sworn-in as Israeli soldiers  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  South Africa elects a nationalist government with apartheid policy on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  On May - 26 antonina Neshdanova, Russian soprano (Bolshoi Theater), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1951  Lincoln Ellsworth, artic explorer, dies at 71 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1952  Damaso Alonso, Spanish linguistic/poet (Hombrey Dios), dies at 55 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1953  On this day in history dutch Convair crashes at Schipholweg, 2 die  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1954  On this day in history franz Pfemfert, writer, dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  On this day in history conservatives win British parliamentary election  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  On this day in history khrushchev arrives in Belgrade  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1956  On this day in history aircraft carrier "Bennington" burns off RI, killing 103  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1958  Ceylon emergency crisis proclaimed on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  On May - 26 union Square, San Fransisco becomes state historical landmark  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1961  USAF bomber flies the Atlantic in a record of just over 3 hours on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1963  On May - 26 organization of African Unity forms  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  On this day in history sharon Lynn, actress (Way Out West, Big Broadcast), dies at 53  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1965  On this day in history dutch Voting Rights Bill passes  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1966  Buddhist sets self on fire at US consulate in Hué South-Vietnam on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1966  Don Castle, actor (Motor Patrol, Born to Speed), dies at 47 on this day in history.  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  On this day in history birth of prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (d. 1326)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1566  Mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603) was born on May - 26.  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  On this day in history birth of dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer  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 May - 26 birth of abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  S├ębastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In May - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0604  Augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605) on May - 26.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1055  On this day in history death of margrave Adalbert of Austria  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1421  Mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1595  Philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  On this day in history death of cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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