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Notable Historical Events for May 26th

1990Philadelphia Phillies retire Mike Schmidt's uniform #20

1991Betsy King wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

1896Last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II, crowned

1955Khrushchev arrives in Belgrade

1925Tigers' Ty Cobb is 1st to collect 1,000 extra-base hits (ends 1,139)

1805Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned king of Italy

1927Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Company produce the last (and 15th million) Model T Ford / Tin Lizzie

1972Joe Frazier TKOs Ron Stander in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

2012Pope Benedict XVI's butler is arrested for allegedly leaking confidential documents

1998Date for Paula Jones sex harassment trial vs President Clinton

May 26th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on May 26th

1913Peter Cushing, England, actor (Dracula, Star Wars, Dr Who)

1975Lauryn Hill, South Orange New Jersey, American singer-songwriter (The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill)

1966Helena Bonham Carter, London, English actress (Fight Club, Howards End)

1926Miles Davis, Alton, Illinois, American jazz musician, trumpeter and composer (d. 1991)

1907John Wayne [Marion Mitchell Morrison], Winterset IA, actor (Green Berets, True Grit)

1949Hank Williams Jr, Shreveport La, country singer (Honky Tonk)

May 26th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on May 26th

1910US General George S. Patton (24) weds Frederick Ayer's daughter Beatrice Ayer at Beverly Farms Episcopal Church near Boston, Massachusetts

1973Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney (34) weds Mila Pivnicki (19)

May 26th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on May 26th

2005Eddie Albert, American actor (Roman Holiday), dies of pneumonia at 99

1933Jimmie Rodgers, country singer, dies at 35

May 26th Deaths
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