Wednesday May 26, 2021: on this day

About May 26th, 2021, in brief:

  • Historical events: Ten people are killed in a shooting at a VTA rail yard in San Jose, California, United States.
  • Day of the week: May 26th, 2021 was a Wednesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini (in western zodiac), Ox (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: Lauryn Hill, Helena Bonham Carter
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • Popular movie: Pride directed by Matthew Warchus

More about May 26th, 2021? See below for more news and curiosities on May 26th, 2021.


What day of the week was May 26, 2021?

May 26, 2021 was a Wednesday and it was the 146th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 26, 2021 can also be written as 5/26/2021 in the US and as 26/5/2021 in UK and Europe.


May 26, 2021: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on May 26, 2021:

  • Ten people are killed in a shooting at a vta rail yard in san jose, california, united states.

May 26, 2021: What were the magazines covers that day?

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May 26, 2021: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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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.

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May 26, 2021: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 26, 2021 is Ox and the associated element is Metal.

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May 26, 2021: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 26, 2021 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 26, 2021 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, 2021 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 98% full, rising at 08:52 pm and setting at 06:20 am.

The previous full moon was on Apr 27, 2021 while the next full moon would come on Jun 24, 2021.

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Who was born on May 26, 2021?

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.

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How old is someone born on May 26, 2021?

Someone born on May 26, 2021 is:

3 years and 29 days old,

or 36 months and 29 days old,

or 160 weeks and 5 days old,

or 1125 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, 2021?

There are 336 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Monday May 26th 2025.

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What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 26, 2021?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on May 26, 2021.

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May 26, 2021: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 26, 2021:

  • Tarcisio Burgnich
  • Sergio Agnoli
  • Spas Natov
  • Arturo de Jesús Correa Toro
  • Isabella De Bernardi
  • Shane Briant
  • Luciana Novaro
  • Elisabeth Rechlin
  • Maruja García
  • Murray Dowey

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.

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May 26, 2021: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on May 26, 2021:

  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Georgia - National Day
  • Poland - Mother's Day
  • Australia - National Sorry Day

Saints celebrated on May 26, 2021:

  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
  • Saint Lambert (d.1154)
  • Saint Berenger (died 1093)

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May 26, 2021: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 26, 2021 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:


Release year: 2021

Directed by: Mark Dindal


Release year: 2021


Release year: 2021

Directed by: Megan Griffiths

The Pact

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Inc. Hearst Entertainment

Plan B

Release year: 2021

Directed by: Greg Yaitanes


Who was the US President on May 26, 2021?

On May 26, 2021 the US President was Joe Biden (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 26, 2021?

On May 26, 2021 the UK Prime Minister was Boris Johnson (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 26, 2021?

On May 26, 2021 the Pope was Francis.


Back in 2021


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.

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What happened in 2021?

2021 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Twenty-three people are killed in what is described as a police ″massacre″ in La Vega, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 crashes north of Jakarta, Indonesia, killing all 62 people on board.
  • Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump attack the United States Capitol to disrupt certification of the 2020 presidential election, resulting in five deaths and evacuation of the U.S. Congress.

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What was the calendar for May 2021?

May 2021 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.

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