On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • EMI releases "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" a few days early in the UK; it would go to number one for 15 weeks in the US and 22 weeks in the UK
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Phil Doyle, Australian writer

Famous Deaths

  • Antoon Spinoy, Belgian politician, dies at 60
  • George E Stone, Polish actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile, 5 Star Final, Front Page), dies at 64