Historical Events In May - 26
Friday, 15 January 2021
1983 Challenger moves to launch pad for STS-7 on May - 26.
1983 On May - 26 nASA launches Exosat
1983 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1984 On this day in history frisbee is kept aloft for 1,672 seconds in Philadelphia
1984 On May - 26 tulsa OK gets 13" of rain, 14 die
1985 On this day in history danny Sullivan wins Indianapolis 500 by 24 seconds following a spin
1985 Explosions destroys 2 tankers off of Gibraltar, 30 die on this day in history.
1987 Cecilia Bolocco, 22, of Chile, crowned 36th Miss Universe on May - 26.
1987 On May - 26 great offensive against Tamil-rebellion in Jaffra Sri Lanka
1987 Supreme Court ruled dangerous defendants could be held without bail on May - 26.
1987 On this day in history william H Webster replaces Robert M Gates as 14th director of CIA
1988 Stanley Cup Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games on May - 26.
1988 On May - 26 stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games
1989 On May - 26 danish parliament allows legal marriage among homosexuals
1989 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1990 On May - 26 china People's Republic performs nuclear test at Lop Nor People's Rebublic of China
1991 All 223 passengers aboard a Laudia Air Boeing 767 are killed when the plane crashes in Thailand on May - 26.
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 this day in history.
1992 Weird Al Yankovic begins his Off The Deep End tour on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1993 On this day in history emmy 20th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 14th time
1993 Olympique Marseille wins 38th Europe Cup I at Munich on May - 26.
1993 On this day in history carleton Morse, radio dramatist (One Man's Family), dies at 91
1994 On this day in history 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 Isadore "Friz" Freling, cartoon director (Sylvester), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1996 Halka Grossman, resistance fighter/politician, dies at 76 on this day in history.
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 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 On May - 26 a gunman in the Finnish town of Hyvink