On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1926

Historical Events

  • Lebanon adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Maria de Lourdes Martins, Portuguese pianist and composer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 2009)

Person of interestMiles Davis

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

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis
  • Phyllis Gotlieb, Canadian sci-fi novelist (Sunburst), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • S V Petlura, Ukrainian ataman, assassinated by Shalom Schwarzbard
1926 Highlights

About May 26, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini