On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • During a David Cassidy concert in London a 14-year old is trampled
  • Indianapolis 500: Johnny Rutherford wins in 3:09:10.094 (255.224 km/h)

Famous Birthdays

  • Lars Frölander, Swedish swimmer

Famous Deaths

  • Kitty Gordon, English entertainer, dies at 96
  • Silvio Moser, Swiss racing driver (b. 1941)