On This Day

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? 68 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini