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Historical Events In May - 26

Friday, 17 January 2020

1967  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  On this day in history antoon Spinoy, Belgian politician, dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1968  On this day in history william E "Little Willie" John, US R&B-singer (Fever), dies at 30)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On May - 26 apollo 10 astronauts returned to Earth  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  John & Yoko begin their 2nd bed-in (Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  The Apollo 10 astronauts return to earth after their successful 8-day rehearsal for the first manned moon landing on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history kathryn Minner, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On this day in history soviet Union's Concorde, TU-144, makes its first appearance  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  John Longden, actor (Man From Interpol), dies at 70 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  Joe Frazier TKOs Ron Stander in 5 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1972  Nixon & Brezhnev signs SALT accord on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On May - 26 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On May - 26 "Funky Worm" by Ohio Players hits #15  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On May - 26 "Super Fly Meets Shaft" by John & Ernest hits #31  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  Bahrain adopts it's constitution on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  Beatles' "The Beatles 1967-1970" album goes #1 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On May - 26 jacques Lipchitz, US cubist sculptor, dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On this day in history during a David Cassidy concert in London a 14 year old is trampled  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Kitty Gordon, entertainer, dies at 96 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  On May - 26 tennis game in the Surrey championships lasts 31 minutes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Martin Heidegger, German philosopher (Holzweg), dies at 86 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  "Beatlemania" opens in Winter Garden Theater on Broadway on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On May - 26 george Willig climbs NYC World Trade Center  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Movie "Star Wars" debuts on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On May - 26 jim Boles, actor (Kraft Music Hall, One Man's Family), dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  The first legal casino east of the Mississippi opens in Atlantic City, New Jersey on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On May - 26 the first legal gambling casino opens in Atlantic City  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  "Dancin' Fool" by Frank Zappa hits #45 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On May - 26 george Brent, actor (Baby Face, Dark Victory, 42nd St), dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On May - 26 soyuz 36 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Hungarian) to Salyut 6  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Marine jet crashes on flight deck of USS Nimitz, killing 14 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On May - 26 soyuz T-4 returns to Earth  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Aston Villa wins 27th Europe Cup 1 of Rotterdam on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On May - 26 british ship Atlantic Conveyor & Coventry were hit in Falkland war  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 May - 26 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 May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1566  Mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1603) was born on this day in history.  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 May - 26.  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  Augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0735  On May - 26 beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1055  On May - 26 death of margrave Adalbert of Austria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1421  Mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies on this day in history.  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  Philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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