Historical Events In May - 26
Friday, 23 August 2019
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 William E "Little Willie" John, US R&B-singer (Fever), dies at 30) on May - 26.
1969 Apollo 10 astronauts returned to Earth on this day in history.
1969 On May - 26 john & Yoko begin their 2nd bed-in (Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal)
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 On this day in history john Longden, actor (Man From Interpol), dies at 70
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 "Funky Worm" by Ohio Players hits #15 on May - 26.
1973 "Super Fly Meets Shaft" by John & Ernest hits #31 on May - 26.
1973 On this day in history bahrain adopts it's constitution
1973 Beatles' "The Beatles 1967-1970" album goes #1 on May - 26.
1973 Jacques Lipchitz, US cubist sculptor, dies at 81 on this day in history.
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 this day in history tennis game in the Surrey championships lasts 31 minutes
1976 On May - 26 martin Heidegger, German philosopher (Holzweg), dies at 86
1977 On May - 26 "Beatlemania" opens in Winter Garden Theater on Broadway
1977 George Willig climbs NYC World Trade Center on this day in history.
1977 On this day in history movie "Star Wars" debuts
1977 On this day in history 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 May - 26.
1978 The first legal gambling casino opens in Atlantic City on this day in history.
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 May - 26 marine jet crashes on flight deck of USS Nimitz, killing 14
1981 On this day in history soyuz T-4 returns to Earth
1982 On May - 26 aston Villa wins 27th Europe Cup 1 of Rotterdam
1982 British ship Atlantic Conveyor & Coventry were hit in Falkland war on May - 26.