What Happened on May 26, 1923

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance is run
  • Socialist Workers Youth International forms in Hamburg

Famous Birthdays

  • Horst Tapper, German director/actor (Derrick)
  • James Arness, actor (Matt Dillon-Gunsmoke, Thing), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Oren Lee Staley, 1st President of the National Farmers Organization (1955-79), born in Whitesville, Missouri (d. 1988)
  • Roy Dotrice, Guernsey Channel Island, actor (Wizard)