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Historical Events In May - 26

Saturday, 02 March 2024

1983  On this day in history challenger moves to launch pad for STS-7  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1983  NASA launches Exosat on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1984  On this day in history frisbee is kept aloft for 1,672 seconds in Philadelphia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  On May - 26 tulsa OK gets 13" of rain, 14 die  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1985  On May - 26 explosions destroys 2 tankers off of Gibraltar, 30 die  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  Cecilia Bolocco, 22, of Chile, crowned 36th Miss Universe on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1987  Supreme Court ruled dangerous defendants could be held without bail on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  William H Webster replaces Robert M Gates as 14th director of CIA on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1989  On May - 26 danish parliament allows legal marriage among homosexuals  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  On May - 26 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  On this day in history china People's Republic performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  All 223 passengers aboard a Laudia Air Boeing 767 are killed when the plane crashes in Thailand on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1991  Tom Cassidy, anchor (CNN), dies of AIDs at 41 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1993  On May - 26 emmy 20th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 14th time  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  Olympique Marseille wins 38th Europe Cup I at Munich on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  Carleton Morse, radio dramatist (One Man's Family), dies at 91 on May - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1994  On this day in history george Wildman Ball, under minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 84  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1995  On May - 26 isadore "Friz" Freling, cartoon director (Sylvester), dies at 88  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  On this day in history halka Grossman, resistance fighter/politician, dies at 76  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

2006  On May - 26 yogyakarta earthquake in Indonesia killing 5,782 people  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

2012  A gunman in the Finnish town of Hyvink on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In May - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1264  On May - 26 birth of prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (d. 1326)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1566  On this day in history birth of mohammed III, sultan of Turkey (1595-1603)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  Mehmed III, Ottoman Emperor (d. 1603) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1591  On May - 26 birth of dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1602  Philippe de Champaigne, French painter (d. 1674) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1667  On May - 26 birth of abraham De Moivre, French mathematician (De Moivre's theorem)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1669  On this day in history birth of sébastien Vaillant, French botanist (d. 1722)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In May - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0604  On May - 26 augustinus van Canterbury, bishop/apostle of England, dies (or 605)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0735  Beda Venerabilis, English speaking church historian, dies at about 62 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0818  Death of Ali ar-Rida, Shia Imam (b. 766) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1055  Death of Margrave Adalbert of Austria on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1421  On this day in history mohammed I, sultan of Turkey (1413-21), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1512  On this day in history bajezid II, governor of Amasja/8th sultan of Turkey, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1595  On this day in history philippus Nerius, [Filippo Neri], Italian merchant/saint, dies at 79  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1609  On May - 26 death of cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard


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