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Historical Events In May - 26

Monday, 10 August 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  South Africa elects a nationalist government with apartheid policy on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1950  On this day in history antonina Neshdanova, Russian soprano (Bolshoi Theater), dies  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 May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1952  Damaso Alonso, Spanish linguistic/poet (Hombrey Dios), dies at 55 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1953  Dutch Convair crashes at Schipholweg, 2 die on this day in history.  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 this day in history conservatives win British parliamentary election  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1955  On May - 26 khrushchev arrives in Belgrade  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  On this day in history al Simmons, outfielder (A's)/lifetime batting avg of .334, dies at 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1958  Ceylon emergency crisis proclaimed on May - 26.  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  On May - 26 uS performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests)  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 May - 26 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  Freedom Ride Coordinating Committee establishes in Atlanta on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  USAF bomber flies the Atlantic in a record of just over 3 hours on May - 26.  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

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

1963  Sharon Lynn, actress (Way Out West, Big Broadcast), dies at 53 on this day in history.  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  Dutch Voting Rights Bill passes on this day in history.  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  On this day in history buddhist sets self on fire at US consulate in Hué South-Vietnam  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On May - 26 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In May - 26

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1264  Prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (d. 1326) was born on this day in history.  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  On May - 26 birth of mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1603)  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  On May - 26 birth of abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  SĂ©bastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In May - 26

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0604  On this day in history 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 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  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1595  On May - 26 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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