On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1944

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Sam Posey, American race car driver, TV commentator and author
  • Verden "Phally" Allen, keyboardist (Mott the Hoople)

Famous Deaths

  • Cyril "Froggy" Francois, South African cricketer (WWII, 252 runs in 5 Tests for South Africa), dies at 46
  • Robert van Spaendonck, Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 27