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Historical Events In May - 26

Thursday, 08 June 2023

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

1967  Antoon Spinoy, Belgian politician, dies at 60 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1968  William E "Little Willie" John, US R&B-singer (Fever), dies at 30) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  Apollo 10 astronauts returned to Earth on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  John & Yoko begin their 2nd bed-in (Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal) on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On May - 26 the Apollo 10 astronauts return to earth after their successful 8-day rehearsal for the first manned moon landing  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1969  On May - 26 kathryn Minner, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 77  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1971  On this day in history john Longden, actor (Man From Interpol), dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On this day in history joe Frazier TKOs Ron Stander in 5 for heavyweight boxing title  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  Nixon & Brezhnev signs SALT accord on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  "Funky Worm" by Ohio Players hits #15 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  "Super Fly Meets Shaft" by John & Ernest hits #31 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  Bahrain adopts it's constitution on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On May - 26 beatles' "The Beatles 1967-1970" album goes #1  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On this day in history jacques Lipchitz, US cubist sculptor, dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  On May - 26 during a David Cassidy concert in London a 14 year old is trampled  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  Kitty Gordon, entertainer, dies at 96 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  Tennis game in the Surrey championships lasts 31 minutes on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1977  George Willig climbs NYC World Trade Center on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  Movie "Star Wars" debuts on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  On this day in history jim Boles, actor (Kraft Music Hall, One Man's Family), dies at 63  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1978  The first legal gambling casino opens in Atlantic City on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  On May - 26 "Dancin' Fool" by Frank Zappa hits #45  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  George Brent, actor (Baby Face, Dark Victory, 42nd St), dies at 75 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1981  On May - 26 marine jet crashes on flight deck of USS Nimitz, killing 14  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  On May - 26 soyuz T-4 returns to Earth  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  On May - 26 aston Villa wins 27th Europe Cup 1 of Rotterdam  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1982  On this day in history british ship Atlantic Conveyor & Coventry were hit in Falkland war  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  Prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (d. 1326) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1478  Clement VII, [Giulio de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1523-34) was born on this day in history.  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 this day in history 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  Philippe de Champaigne, French painter (d. 1674) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1667  On this day in history birth of abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  On this day in history birth of s├ębastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In May - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0604  On May - 26 augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0735  On May - 26 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  Death of Margrave Adalbert of Austria on May - 26.  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  Philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79 on this day in history.  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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