May 26

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 26. From 1900 until now. May 26 is under the sign of Gemini. Famous birthdays on this day include Lenny Kravitz (1964), Stevie Nicks (1948) and Helena Bonham Carter (1966). Several movies were released around May 26 over the years, such as Watch Out for the Automobile in 1966 directed by Eldar Ryazanov and A Raisin in the Sun in 1961 directed by Daniel Petrie.
But much more happened on May 26 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around May 26 over the years?
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Release year: 2018

Directed by: Baltasar Kormákur

Starring: Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin, Grace Palmer, Jeffrey Thomas


Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 26?


  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
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  • 2019 May 2019 Kathmandu bombings: Four people are killed and seven others are injured in three blasts in the city of Kathmandu, Nepal. Police believe a Maoist splinter group may have been responsible. (Reuters) (BBC)
  • 2018 2018 lower Puna eruption: Several more properties are destroyed as Kīlauea continues to erupt. (Newsweek)
  • 2017 2017 Minya attack: Gunmen open fire on buses carrying Coptic Christians in Minya Governorate, Egypt, killing at least 28 people and injuring dozens more. (The Independent)The Egyptian Air Force strikes militant camps in eastern Libya in retaliation to the Minya attack, according to state media. (BBC)
  • 2016 Iraqi civil war: Operation Breaking Terrorism: Iraqi security forces and Shiite Popular Mobilization Forces recapture Al-Karmah, about 16 kilometers (10 miles) northeast of Fallujah. (CNN)
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Famous Birthday

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 26 over the years?

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Which were the most popular books released around May 26 over the years?
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My Philadelphia Father by Cordelia Drexel Biddle and Kyle Crichton

My Philadelphia Father

Year: 1955


It's an amazing story.

Adrift by Steven Callahan


Year: 1986


Before The Perfect Storm, before In the Heart of the Sea, Steven Callahan’s dramatic tale of survival at sea was on the New York Times bestseller list for more than thirty-six

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

Alexander Hamilton

Year: 2004


A New York Times Bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation.In

The Girls From Ames by Jeffrey Zaslow

The Girls From Ames

Year: 2009


The instant New York Times bestseller, now in paperback: a moving tribute to female friendships, with the inspiring story of eleven girls and the ten women they became, from the

The Blue Knight by Joseph Wambaugh

The Blue Knight

Year: 1972


Ex-cop turned #1 New York Times bestselling writer Joseph Wambaugh forged a new kind of literature with his great early police procedurals.

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