On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1971

Famous Birthdays

  • Darwin Ireland, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • Matt Stone, American actor, animator and producer (South Park, The Book of Mormon), born in Houston, Texas
  • Steven Rice, Canadian NHL right wing (World Junior C'ship gold 1991, captain), born in Kitchener, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • John Longden, British actor (Man From Interpol), dies at 70
1971 Highlights

About May 26, 1971

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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