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Historical Events In May - 26

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1983  Challenger moves to launch pad for STS-7 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  NASA launches Exosat on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Frisbee is kept aloft for 1,672 seconds in Philadelphia on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Tulsa OK gets 13" of rain, 14 die on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On May - 26 danny Sullivan wins Indianapolis 500 by 24 seconds following a spin  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history explosions destroys 2 tankers off of Gibraltar, 30 die  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history cecilia Bolocco, 22, of Chile, crowned 36th Miss Universe  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  Great offensive against Tamil-rebellion in Jaffra Sri Lanka on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history supreme Court ruled dangerous defendants could be held without bail  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1987  On May - 26 william H Webster replaces Robert M Gates as 14th director of CIA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Stanley Cup Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On May - 26 danish parliament allows legal marriage among homosexuals  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  China People's Republic performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  All 223 passengers aboard a Laudia Air Boeing 767 are killed when the plane crashes in Thailand on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On May - 26 presidential elections, after the collapse of the USSR, are held in Georgia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On May - 26 tom Cassidy, anchor (CNN), dies of AIDs at 41  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Weird Al Yankovic begins his Off The Deep End tour on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On May - 26 with the break up of the Soviet Union, Russia and the Ukraine decide to split the Black Sea fleet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Danny Biasone, basketball innovator (24-second clock), dies at 83 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On this day in history emmy 20th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 14th time  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On May - 26 olympique Marseille wins 38th Europe Cup I at Munich  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Carleton Morse, radio dramatist (One Man's Family), dies at 91 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  Michael Jackson (35) weds Elvis' daughter Lisa Marie Presley (26) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On May - 26 george Wildman Ball, under minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  Isadore "Friz" Freling, cartoon director (Sylvester), dies at 88 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  On May - 26 halka Grossman, resistance fighter/politician, dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  On May - 26 manfred Von Ardenne, German scientific pioneer, dies at 90  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2006  On this day in history yogyakarta earthquake in Indonesia killing 5,782 people  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  Russia is once again recognized as a full-fledged superpower by the United States. [10] on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2011  On May - 26 former Bosnian Serb Army commander Ratko Mladić, wanted for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, is arrested in Serbia.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  On this day in history a gunman in the Finnish town of Hyvink  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In May - 26

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1264  On this day in history birth of prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (d. 1326)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1478  On May - 26 birth of clement VII, [Giulio de' Medici], Italy, Pope (1523-34)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1566  Mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1566  Mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1603) was born on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1591  On May - 26 birth of dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1602  On May - 26 birth of philippe de Champaigne, French painter (d. 1674)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1669  On this day in history birth of sĂ©bastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0604  On this day in history augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0735  Beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62 on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0818  Death of Ali ar-Rida, Shia Imam (b. 766) on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1055  On this day in history death of margrave Adalbert of Austria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1421  On May - 26 mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1512  Bajezid II, governor of Amasja/8th sultan of Turkey, dies on May - 26.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1595  Philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1609  On May - 26 death of cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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