Historical Events In May - 26
Sunday, 28 February 2021
1967 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1967 Antoon Spinoy, Belgian politician, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1968 On May - 26 william E "Little Willie" John, US R&B-singer (Fever), dies at 30)
1969 On May - 26 apollo 10 astronauts returned to Earth
1969 John & Yoko begin their 2nd bed-in (Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal) on May - 26.
1969 The Apollo 10 astronauts return to earth after their successful 8-day rehearsal for the first manned moon landing on May - 26.
1969 Kathryn Minner, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 77 on this day in history.
1971 On May - 26 soviet Union's Concorde, TU-144, makes its first appearance
1971 John Longden, actor (Man From Interpol), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1972 On this day in history joe Frazier TKOs Ron Stander in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
1972 On May - 26 nixon & Brezhnev signs SALT accord
1972 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on May - 26.
1973 On May - 26 "Funky Worm" by Ohio Players hits #15
1973 "Super Fly Meets Shaft" by John & Ernest hits #31 on this day in history.
1973 On May - 26 bahrain adopts it's constitution
1973 On this day in history beatles' "The Beatles 1967-1970" album goes #1
1973 On May - 26 jacques Lipchitz, US cubist sculptor, dies at 81
1974 On this day in history during a David Cassidy concert in London a 14 year old is trampled
1974 On May - 26 kitty Gordon, entertainer, dies at 96
1975 On May - 26 tennis game in the Surrey championships lasts 31 minutes
1976 On May - 26 martin Heidegger, German philosopher (Holzweg), dies at 86
1977 On this day in history "Beatlemania" opens in Winter Garden Theater on Broadway
1977 On this day in history george Willig climbs NYC World Trade Center
1977 Movie "Star Wars" debuts on May - 26.
1977 On May - 26 jim Boles, actor (Kraft Music Hall, One Man's Family), dies at 63
1978 On this day in history the first legal casino east of the Mississippi opens in Atlantic City, New Jersey
1978 On May - 26 the first legal gambling casino opens in Atlantic City
1979 "Dancin' Fool" by Frank Zappa hits #45 on May - 26.
1979 On this day in history george Brent, actor (Baby Face, Dark Victory, 42nd St), dies at 75
1980 Soyuz 36 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Hungarian) to Salyut 6 on May - 26.
1981 On this day in history marine jet crashes on flight deck of USS Nimitz, killing 14
1981 On this day in history soyuz T-4 returns to Earth
1982 Aston Villa wins 27th Europe Cup 1 of Rotterdam on this day in history.
1982 British ship Atlantic Conveyor & Coventry were hit in Falkland war on this day in history.