Historical Events In May - 26
Friday, 17 January 2020
1967 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on May - 26.
1967 On this day in history antoon Spinoy, Belgian politician, dies at 60
1968 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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.
1969 On this day in history kathryn Minner, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 77
1971 On this day in history soviet Union's Concorde, TU-144, makes its first appearance
1971 John Longden, actor (Man From Interpol), dies at 70 on May - 26.
1972 Joe Frazier TKOs Ron Stander in 5 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
1972 Nixon & Brezhnev signs SALT accord on May - 26.
1972 On May - 26 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1973 On May - 26 "Funky Worm" by Ohio Players hits #15
1973 On May - 26 "Super Fly Meets Shaft" by John & Ernest hits #31
1973 Bahrain adopts it's constitution on May - 26.
1973 Beatles' "The Beatles 1967-1970" album goes #1 on May - 26.
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 Kitty Gordon, entertainer, dies at 96 on this day in history.
1975 On May - 26 tennis game in the Surrey championships lasts 31 minutes
1976 Martin Heidegger, German philosopher (Holzweg), dies at 86 on this day in history.
1977 "Beatlemania" opens in Winter Garden Theater on Broadway on this day in history.
1977 On May - 26 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 The first legal casino east of the Mississippi opens in Atlantic City, New Jersey on this day in history.
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 May - 26 george Brent, actor (Baby Face, Dark Victory, 42nd St), dies at 75
1980 On May - 26 soyuz 36 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 Hungarian) to Salyut 6
1981 Marine jet crashes on flight deck of USS Nimitz, killing 14 on May - 26.
1981 On May - 26 soyuz T-4 returns to Earth
1982 Aston Villa wins 27th Europe Cup 1 of Rotterdam on this day in history.
1982 On May - 26 british ship Atlantic Conveyor & Coventry were hit in Falkland war