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 This day in History - May 26
372 Historic Events for May 26
1983

NASA launches Exosat

Event
1984

Floods kill 14 in Tulsa Okla

Event
1984

Frisbee is kept aloft for 1,672 seconds in Philadelphia

Event
1984

Tulsa Oklahoma gets 13" of rain, 14 die

Event
1985

Patti Rizzo wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

Event
1985

Explosions destroys 2 tankers off of Gibraltar, 30 die

Event
1985

Danny Sullivan wins Indy 500 by 24 seconds following a spin

Event
1987

Cecilia Bolocco, 22, of Chile, crowned 36th Miss Universe

Event
1987

Great offensive against Tamil-rebellion in Jaffra Sri Lanka

Event
1987

Supreme Court ruled dangerous defendants could be held without bail

Event
1987

William H Webster replaces Robert M Gates as 14th director of CIA

Event
1988

Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games

Event
1989

At 7:42 AM, radio has a 30 2nd silence, honoring radio

Event
1989

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1989

Danish parliament allows legal marriage among homosexuals

Event
1990

Zenouska Mowatt, granddaughter of English princess Alexandra

Birth
1990

China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC

Event
1990

Phila Phillies retire Mike Schmidt's uniform #20

Event
1991

Tom Eyen, playwright (Dreamgirls), dies of cardiac arrest at 50

Death
1991

Tom Cassidy, anchor (CNN), dies of AIDs at 41

Death
1991

Betsy King wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

Event
1992

Carlos Martinez hits a ball off Jose Canseco's head for a HR

Event
1992

Danny Biasone, basketball innovator (24-second clock), dies at 83

Death
1992

Weird Al Yankovic begins his Off The Deep End tour

Event
1993

Carleton Morse, radio dramatist (One Man's Family), dies at 91

Death