Historical Events In May - 26
Friday, 07 August 2020
1983 Challenger moves to launch pad for STS-7 on May - 26.
1983 NASA launches Exosat on May - 26.
1983 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1984 Frisbee is kept aloft for 1,672 seconds in Philadelphia on May - 26.
1984 Tulsa OK gets 13" of rain, 14 die on this day in history.
1985 On May - 26 danny Sullivan wins Indianapolis 500 by 24 seconds following a spin
1985 On this day in history explosions destroys 2 tankers off of Gibraltar, 30 die
1987 On this day in history cecilia Bolocco, 22, of Chile, crowned 36th Miss Universe
1987 Great offensive against Tamil-rebellion in Jaffra Sri Lanka on May - 26.
1987 On this day in history supreme Court ruled dangerous defendants could be held without bail
1987 On May - 26 william H Webster replaces Robert M Gates as 14th director of CIA
1988 Stanley Cup Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games
1989 On May - 26 danish parliament allows legal marriage among homosexuals
1989 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1990 China People's Republic performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China on May - 26.
1991 All 223 passengers aboard a Laudia Air Boeing 767 are killed when the plane crashes in Thailand on this day in history.
1991 On May - 26 presidential elections, after the collapse of the USSR, are held in Georgia
1991 On May - 26 tom Cassidy, anchor (CNN), dies of AIDs at 41
1992 Weird Al Yankovic begins his Off The Deep End tour on this day in history.
1992 On May - 26 with the break up of the Soviet Union, Russia and the Ukraine decide to split the Black Sea fleet
1992 Danny Biasone, basketball innovator (24-second clock), dies at 83 on May - 26.
1993 On this day in history emmy 20th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 14th time
1993 On May - 26 olympique Marseille wins 38th Europe Cup I at Munich
1993 Carleton Morse, radio dramatist (One Man's Family), dies at 91 on this day in history.
1994 Michael Jackson (35) weds Elvis' daughter Lisa Marie Presley (26) on this day in history.
1994 On May - 26 george Wildman Ball, under minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 84
1995 Isadore "Friz" Freling, cartoon director (Sylvester), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1996 On May - 26 halka Grossman, resistance fighter/politician, dies at 76
1997 On May - 26 manfred Von Ardenne, German scientific pioneer, dies at 90
2006 On this day in history yogyakarta earthquake in Indonesia killing 5,782 people
2007 Russia is once again recognized as a full-fledged superpower by the United States.  on this day in history.
2011 On May - 26 former Bosnian Serb Army commander Ratko MladiÄ‡, wanted for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, is arrested in Serbia.
2012 On this day in history a gunman in the Finnish town of Hyvink