On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1969

Historical Events

  • Apollo 10 astronauts returned to Earth

Music History

John Lennon and Yoko Ono begin their 2nd bed-in for peace at Hotel La Reine Elizabeth, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono

Famous Birthdays

  • John Baird, Canadian politician, born in Nepean, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Allan H. Loughead, American aviation pioneer (Lockheed Corporation; b. 1889)
  • Kathryn Minner, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 77
  • Paul Hawkins, Australian racing driver (b. 1937)
1969 Highlights

About May 26, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini