Monday May 26, 2014: on this day

About May 26th, 2014, in brief:

  • Historical events: Pro-Russian unrest in Ukraine 2014: Pro-Russian militants force Donetsk International Airport to be closed. This was one day after they prevented any Donetsk residents from voting in the Ukrainian presidential election. (Reuters via Chicago Tribune). The Ukrainian Air Force launches airstrikes against Donetsk International Airport, while paratroopers arrive to combat pro-Russian separatists.
  • Day of the week: May 26th, 2014 was a Monday
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Lauryn Hill, Helena Bonham Carter
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: All Of Me by John Legend
  • Popular movie: Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels directed by Guy Ritchie

More about May 26th, 2014? See below for more news and curiosities on May 26th, 2014.


What day of the week was May 26, 2014?

May 26, 2014 was a Monday and it was the 146th day of the year 2014 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 26, 2014 can also be written as 5/26/2014 in the US and as 26/5/2014 in UK and Europe.


May 26, 2014: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 26, 2014:

  • Pro-russian unrest in ukraine 2014: pro-russian militants force donetsk international airport to be closed. this was one day after they prevented any donetsk residents from voting in the ukrainian presidential election. (reuters via chicago tribune). the ukrainian air force launches airstrikes against donetsk international airport, while paratroopers arrive to combat pro-russian separatists.
  • Pro-russian militants force donetsk international airport to be closed a day after they prevented any donetsk residents from voting in the ukrainian presidential elections.
  • While the ukrainian air force conducts airstrikes at donetsk international airport, paratroopers are deployed to combat pro-russian separatists.
  • 2014 chibok kidnapping. air marshal alex barde of nigeria, the head of defense tells abuja protestors that although the military knows the location of the 300 girls kidnapped in boko haram's hands, they are afraid to rescue them from the terror of having them killed.
  • Air marshal alex barde of nigeria, head of defense, informs abuja protestors that while the military knows the location of the 300 girls kidnapped in boko haram's attack, they are reluctant to save them because of the fear of losing them.
  • Islamist insurgency: at least 33 security personnel were killed by the islamist terror group boko haram during attacks in nigeria's northeastern yobe state.
  • Pfizer, a drugmaker, says it won't pursue its $119 billion offer for astrazeneca.
  • A passenger train crashes into a goods train in uttar pradesh (india), killing at least 25 and injuring 100.
  • A fire at a bus terminal north seoul, in the south korean city goyang, resulted in at least seven deaths and twenty injuries.
  • Since wednesday's storms in southern and central china, at least 26 people have been killed and 10 are missing.
  • 2014 thai coup d’etat: prayuth chanocha, the leader of the coup, claims to have the trust of king of thailand bhumibol aulyadej.
  • Shri narendra modi is inducted as the 15th prime minster of india.
  • Egyptian presidential election 2014: egyptian voters go to the polls during the first day of a two-day voting period. field marshal abdel fattah el-sisi is expected to be elected.

May 26, 2014: What were the magazines covers that day?

LIFE Magazine

Browse newspapers from May 26, 2014

Looking for other vintage memories?
Look at our old newspapers and magazines page

May 26, 2014: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Exchange Rates on May 26, 2014:

  • 1 USD = 101.93 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.0859 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.8948 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.2392 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 139.06 JPY

Have you ever wondered if your relatives made the headlines in old newspapers?

Search for their names and uncover their stories!
historic newspapers

May 26, 2014: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

 zodiac sign

The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 26th is Gemini.

Gemini is the 3rd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between May 21st and June 20th belong to the Gemini sign: discover Gemini personality and who should a Gemini marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

Discover the personality of May born.

Unlock the Mysteries of May 26, 2014! Claim Your Free Numerology Report Now

May 26, 2014: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

Horse chinese zodiac sign

The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 26, 2014 is Horse and the associated element is Wood.

Discover the Horse personality and how the Wood Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

Reveal Your Destiny with a Complimentary Eastern Astrology Reading Get Your Astrology Reading Now

Birth chart on this day

Discover the planets positions on May 26th, 2014 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

see horoscope and birth chart for May 26, 2014
Planetary positions on  - Geocentric view

May 26, 2014: What was the moon phase on that day?

Moon phase


The moon phase on May 26, 2014 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 26, 2014 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 26, 2014 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 0% full, rising at 04:10 am and setting at 07:16 pm.

The previous full moon was on May 14, 2014 while the next full moon would come on Jun 13, 2014.

Unveil Your Inner Self: Discover Your Moon Sign Now!

Your place in the Universe on May 26, 2014

star banner

We are proud to bring you the most beautiful and accurate map of the stars on your day

Get your Star Map Now!

Who was born on May 26, 2014?

Whose famous birthday is on May 26th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 26th:

  • Lauryn Hill
    Lauryn Hill

    Lauryn hill is a grammy-winning r&b singer known for her powerful vocals and socially conscious lyrics.

  • Helena Bonham Carter
    Helena Bonham Carter

    Helena bonham carter is an english actress known for her versatile and eccentric roles in films such as 'fight club', 'the king's speech',...

  • Pam Grier
    Pam Grier

    Pam grier is an american actress known for her roles in iconic 1970s blaxploitation films such as 'coffy' and 'foxy brown'.

  • Corinne Le Poulain
    Corinne Le Poulain

    French actress on stage, film, and tv, niece of jean le poulain.

  • James Arness
    James Arness

    American actor best known for his tv series, "gunsmoke," 1955-1975.

  • Peter Cushing
    Peter Cushing

    England, united kingdom -- actor.

  • Peggy Lee
    Peggy Lee

    American singer, songwriter and arranger.

  • Elisabeth Harnois
    Elisabeth Harnois

    American actress.

  • Margaret Colin
    Margaret Colin

    Actress (independence day: three men & a baby).

  • Nicki Aycox
    Nicki Aycox

    Nicki Aycox is an actress who has appeared in various TV shows and movies.

See more famous people and celebrities born on May 26th


How old is someone born on May 26, 2014?

Someone born on May 26, 2014 is:

10 years 1 month old,

or 121 months and 18 days old,

or 528 weeks and 6 days old,

or 3702 days old,

Use our How old am I? Calculator to know the age of a person today or use the Age Calculator to determine the interval between two dates.

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 26, 2014?

There are 316 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday May 26th 2025.

Try out our Countdown calculator to find out are many days are left until your special moments.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 26, 2014?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on May 26, 2014.

Discover what generation people belong to with our generation calculator.


May 26, 2014: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 26, 2014:

  • William R. Roy

    American physician, journalist, and politician (b. 1926).

  • Miodrag Radulovacki

    Serbian-american neuropharmacologist and academic (d. 2014).

  • Baselios Thoma Didymos I

    Indian metropolitan (b. 1921).

  • Hooshang Seyhoun

    Iranian-canadian architect, sculptor, and painter (b. 1920).

  • Manuel Uribe
  • Jerry Lee Wells
  • Francesco d'Avalos
  • Esther Boix

What famous deaths happened on May 26th?

Famous deaths on May 26th:

  • Ray Liotta
    Ray Liotta

    American actor seen in "lethal weapon", and "goodfellas.

  • Art Linkletter
    Art Linkletter

    Canadian entertainer.

  • Jean Constantin
    Jean Constantin

    French singer-songwriter and composer of over 300 songs.

  • Sharon Lynn
    Sharon Lynn

    Actress (way out west big broadcast), dies aged 53.

  • George Brent
    George Brent

    Actor (baby face.

  • Cybele

    Ancient Phrygian and Greek goddess associated with nature, fertility, and the Great Mother.

  • Samuel Pepys

    Samuel Pepys was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the detailed diary he kept for a decade,...

  • Zeki Velidi Togan

    Renowned historian known for his works on Turkic history.

  • Fount Haines

    Renowned poet known for his lyrical verses.

  • Phinneas Newborn

    Renowned basketball player known for his exceptional skills on the court.

See more famous people and celebrities who died on May 26th

vinyl songs

May 26, 2014: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 26, 2014 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 26th and June 1st. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

May 26, 2014: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 26, 2014 was All Of Me by John Legend, according to the music chart for the week May 26th and June 1st.

  1. - All Of Me
  2. - Fancy
  3. - Problem
  4. - Happy
  5. - Turn Down For What

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

send a message
birthday card
birthday club

Was May 26, 2014 your birth date ?

If yes, join our birthday club!

join birthday club

Who was the US President on May 26, 2014?

On May 26, 2014 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 26, 2014?

On May 26, 2014 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 26, 2014?

On May 26, 2014 the Pope was Francis.


What is special about May 26th?

May 26th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 26th day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 26th, such as:

  • 2019 - May 2019 kathmandu bombings - four people were killed and seven more were injured in three explosions that occurred in kathmandu, nepal. police suspect a maoist splinter organization may be responsible.
  • 2018 - 2018 lower puna eruption: many more properties destroyed by kilauea's continuing eruption.
  • 2017 - 2017 minya attack, gunmen open fire upon buses carrying coptic christians, minya governorate in egypt. at least 28 people were killed and dozens more were injured. according to state media, the egyptian air force attacked militant camps in eastern libya as a retaliation for the minya attack.

Find out more about May 26th


What happened in 2014?

2014 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Six people were killed when six Indonesian police officers opened fire on suspected militants in Jakarta.
  • Spillover from the Syrian Civil War in Lebanon: Sources confirm that Majid bin Mohammad al-Majid has been captured by Lebanon. He is the leader of the al-Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades, responsible for the recent bombing attack on the Iranian Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Somali Civil War (2009-present), 11 people killed in bomb attack outside a Somali hotel in Mogadishu. (Standard Media),

Do you remember 2014? Enjoy your trip down memory lane with


What was the calendar for May 2014?

May 2014 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how May 2014 calendar looked like.

Monday May 26, 2014