On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Brent Musburger, sportscaster (CBS-TV)
  • Gerald Ronson, English multi-millionaire
  • Merab Kostava, Georgian anti-Soviet leader

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Horace Mayo, American surgeon and co-founder (Mayo Clinic), dies at 74
  • Cornelis J Cutters, supreme commander of Navy (1910-18), dies
  • Cornelis Jacobus Snijders, Supreme commander of Dutch Navy (1910-18), dies at 86