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 This day in History - May 26
372 Historic Events for May 26
1905

A pogrom against Jews in Minsk Belorussia

Event
1905

Hans Holewa, composer

Birth
1906

Archaeological Institute of America forms

Event
1907

Chic White Sox Ed Walsh no-hits NY Highlanders, 8-1 in 5 inning game

Event
1907

Carleton Young, NY, actor (Reefer Madness, Pride of the Bowery)

Birth
1907

John Wayne, Winterset IA, actor (Green Berets, True Grit)

Birth
1908

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indies theologist (Ahmadiyya motion), dies at 69

Death
1908

Robert Morley, England, actor (High Road to China, African Queen)

Birth
1908

Malando, [Arie Maasland], composer/orchestra leader (Ol‚ Guapa)

Birth
1909

Matt Busby, Scottish soccer coach (Manchester United)

Birth
1909

Richard Maibaum, NYC, screenwriter (Goldfinger)

Birth
1910

Adolfo Lopez Mateos, president of Mexico

Birth
1910

Laurance S Rockefeller, NYC, CEO (Chase Manhattan Bank)

Birth
1911

Ben Alexander, NV, actor (Dragnet, Outer Gate, Mr Doodles Kicks Off)

Birth
1911

1st Indianapolis 500 auto race is run

Event
1912

J nos K d r, premier Hungary (1956-58)

Birth
1912

Jan Blockx, Belgian opera composer (Bride of the Sea), dies at 61

Death
1913

Actors' Equity Association forms (NYC)

Event
1913

Fred Bertrand, Belgian politician

Birth
1913

Robert Shaw, town planner

Birth
1913

Peter Cushing, England, actor (Dracula, Star Wars, Dr Who)

Birth
1914

Archie Duncan, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Sherlock Holmes)

Birth
1915

H H Asquith forms a coalition government in England

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1917

Walt Cruise hit 1st HR out of Braves Field

Event
1918

Georgian Social Democratic Republic declares independence from Russia

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