May 26 | On this Day

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2019 Thai politician Prem Tinsulanonda died. Death day
2018 Astronaut from United States, Alan Bean died. Death day
2016 Chess grandmaster from Spain, Arturo Pomar died. Death day
2008 American film director Sydney Pollack died. Death day
2003 UM Airlines Flight 4230 aircraft incident at Maçka, Trabzon, Turkey, killed 75 people. Man-Made Disaster
1998 Chess grandmaster from Turkey, Vahap Şanal was born. Birthday
1991 Lauda Air Flight 004 aircraft incident at Phu Toei National Park, Thailand, killed 223 people. Man-Made Disaster
1986 Soviet mountaineer and inventor Vitaly Abalakov died. Death day
1976 English cricketer Paul Collingwood was born. Birthday
1975 Chess grandmaster from Slovakia, Mikulas Manik was born. Birthday
1975 American singer and songwriter Lauryn Hill was born. Birthday
1968 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Alexander Kalinin was born. Birthday
1967 Chess grandmaster from Sweden, Gideon Ståhlberg died. Death day
1966 Independence Day of Guyana. National Holiday
1965 Chess grandmaster from Netherlands, Friso Nijboer was born. Birthday
1964 Chess grandmaster from Russia, Valery Salov was born. Birthday
1961 Golfer from United States, Steve Pate was born. Birthday
1954 Chess grandmaster from Israel, Yaacov Zilberman was born. Birthday
1951 Astronaut from United States, Sally Ride was born. Birthday
1951 Astronaut from Syria, Muhammed Faris was born. Birthday
1918 Independence Day of Georgia. National Holiday
1909 Mexican politician Adolfo Lopez Mateos was born. Birthday
1907 American actor John Wayne was born. Birthday
1905 Thai politician Seni Pramoj was born. Birthday
1902 American inventor Bjarne Stroustrup died. Death day
1902 American inventor Almon Strowger died. Death day
1901 Soviet engineer Boris Grabovsky was born. Birthday
1891 Hungarian actor Paul Lukas was born. Birthday
1881 Mexican politician Adolfo de la Huerta was born. Birthday
1822 113–117 people died in Grue Church fire at Grue, Norway. Man-Made Disaster
1478 Pope Clement VII was born. Birthday
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