On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1974

Historical Events

  • During a David Cassidy concert at London's White City, a 14-year old is trampled, and dies four days later
  • Indianapolis 500: Johnny Rutherford claims first of his three Indy victories; first Sunday start of the event

Famous Birthdays

  • Lars Frölander, Swedish swimmer, born in Boden, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Kitty Gordon, English entertainer, dies at 96
  • Silvio Moser, Swiss racing driver (b. 1941)
1974 Highlights

About May 26, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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