Historical Events In May - 26
Thursday, 08 June 2023
1983 Challenger moves to launch pad for STS-7 on this day in history.
1983 NASA launches Exosat on May - 26.
1983 On May - 26 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
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 May - 26 explosions destroys 2 tankers off of Gibraltar, 30 die
1987 Cecilia Bolocco, 22, of Chile, crowned 36th Miss Universe on May - 26.
1987 Great offensive against Tamil-rebellion in Jaffra Sri Lanka on this day in history.
1987 On May - 26 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 On May - 26 stanley Cup Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games
1988 Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games on May - 26.
1989 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history presidential elections, after the collapse of the USSR, are held in Georgia
1991 Tom Cassidy, anchor (CNN), dies of AIDs at 41 on May - 26.
1992 On this day in history weird Al Yankovic begins his Off The Deep End tour
1992 With the break up of the Soviet Union, Russia and the Ukraine decide to split the Black Sea fleet on this day in history.
1992 Danny Biasone, basketball innovator (24-second clock), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1993 On May - 26 emmy 20th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 14th time
1993 Olympique Marseille wins 38th Europe Cup I at Munich on this day in history.
1993 Carleton Morse, radio dramatist (One Man's Family), dies at 91 on May - 26.
1994 On May - 26 michael Jackson (35) weds Elvis' daughter Lisa Marie Presley (26)
1994 George Wildman Ball, under minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 84 on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history isadore "Friz" Freling, cartoon director (Sylvester), dies at 88
1996 On this day in history halka Grossman, resistance fighter/politician, dies at 76
1997 Manfred Von Ardenne, German scientific pioneer, dies at 90 on this day in history.
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 May - 26.
2011 Former Bosnian Serb Army commander Ratko Mladić, wanted for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, is arrested in Serbia on this day in history.
2012 A gunman in the Finnish town of Hyvink on this day in history.
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