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Historical Events In May - 26

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1946  Patent filed in US for H-Bomb on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1946  On this day in history friedrich A H von Waldeck, monarch of Waldeck, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1948  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1950  On this day in history 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 May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1955  On May - 26 conservatives win British parliamentary election  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  On May - 26 khrushchev arrives in Belgrade  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1955  "7th Heaven" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 44 performances on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1958  On May - 26 ceylon emergency crisis proclaimed  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1958  On this day in history 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  On this day in history freedom Ride Coordinating Committee establishes in Atlanta  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  On May - 26 uSAF bomber flies the Atlantic in a record of just over 3 hours  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

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

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

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

1965  On May - 26 revised international Convention on Safety of Life at Sea takes effect  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1966  On May - 26 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 May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1566  On this day in history birth of mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1602  Philippe de Champaigne, French painter (d. 1674) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1669  Sébastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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  Beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62 on this day in history.  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  Death of Margrave Adalbert of Austria on this day in history.  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 May - 26.  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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