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 This day in History - May 26
372 Historic Events for May 26
1919

Jay Silverheels, actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger)

Birth
1919

Peter Malcolm Gordon Raleigh, journalist

Birth
1920

Jack Cheetham, cricketer (South African batsman, Test capt early 50's)

Birth
1920

Peggy Lee, [Norma Egstrom], Jamestown ND, singer (Thats All There Is?)

Birth
1921

Frank Mooney, cricketer (dependable wicket-keeper for NZ in 13 Tests)

Birth
1922

Lenin suffers a stroke

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1923

Oren Lee Staley, 1st pres of National Farmers Organization (1955-79)

Birth
1923

Socialist Workers Youth International forms in Hamburg

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1923

1st Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance is run

Event
1923

Roy Dotrice, Guernsey Channel Island, actor (Wizard)

Birth
1923

James Arness, Minneapolis MN, actor (Matt Dillon-Gunsmoke, Thing)

Birth
1923

Horst Tapper, German director/actor (Derrick)

Birth
1924

German govt of Marx resigns

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1924

Victor Herbert, Irish/US cellist/composer/conductor, dies at 65

Death
1924

Victor Herbert, Irish/US composer (Kiss in Dark)

Birth
1924

Cooper Evans, (Rep-R-IA, 1981-87)

Birth
1924

Johann Heinrich Beck, composer, dies at 67

Death
1924

Pres Coolidge signs Immigration law: restricting immigration

Event
1925

Tigers' Ty Cobb is 1st to collect 1,000 extra-base hits (ends 1,139)

Event
1925

Alec McCowen, Tunbridge Wells England, actor (Never Say Never Again)

Birth
1925

Babe Ruth is finally out of bed, 5 weeks after ulcer surgery

Event
1926

Miles Davis, Alton Ill, jazz trumpeter, composer and bandleader (L'ascenseur pour l'‚chafaud) born in Alton, Illinois

Birth
1926

Maria de Lourdes Martins, composer

Birth
1926

S V Petlura, Ukrainain ataman, assassinated by Shalom Schwarzbard

Death
1926

Lebanon adopts constitution

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