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 This day in History - May 26
372 Historic Events for May 26
1968

William E "Little Willie" John, US RandB-singer (Fever), dies at 30)

Death
1968

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open

Event
1968

Rachael Sporn, Australian basketball forward (Olympics-bronze-96)

Birth
1969

Kathryn Minner, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 77

Death
1969

John and Yoko begin their 2nd bed-in (Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal)

Event
1969

Apollo 10 astronauts returned to Earth

Event
1970

Sebastian Barrie, NFL defensive tackle (SD Chargers)

Birth
1970

Sam Mack, NBA forward/guard (Houston Rockets, Vancouver Grizzlies)

Birth
1971

Darwin Ireland, NFL linebacker (Chic Bears)

Birth
1971

Lewis Capes, WLAF defensive tackle (London Monarchs)

Birth
1971

John Longden, actor (Man From Interpol), dies at 70

Death
1971

Steven Rice, Kitchener, NHL right wing (Hartford Whalers)

Birth
1971

Soviet Union's Concorde, TU-144, makes its 1st appearance

Event
1972

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1972

Nixon and Brezhnev signs SALT accord

Event
1972

Joe Frazier TKOs Ron Stander in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1973

Jacques Lipchitz, US cubist sculptor, dies at 81

Death
1973

Bahrain adopts it's constitution

Event
1973

Beatles' "Beatles 1967-1970," album goes #1

Event
1973

Chic White Sox beat Cleve Indians, 6-3, in 21 inn (game complete 5/28)

Event
1973

Funky Worm by Ohio Players hits #15

Event
1973

Super Fly Meets Shaft by John and Ernest hits #31

Event
1973

Tippett's 3rd Piano sonata, premieres

Event
1974

Kitty Gordon, entertainer, dies at 96

Death
1974

During a David Cassidy concert in London a 14 year old is trampled

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