What Happened on May 26, 1953

Historical Events

  • Dutch Convair crashes at Schipholweg, 2 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Roundfield, American basketball forward (3-time NBA All Star), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2012)
  • Michael Portillo, British politician

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Spalding, American violinist and composer, dies at 64
1953 Highlights

About May 26, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine