On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1975

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Single

"Rhinestone Cowboy" single released by Glen Campbell (Billboard Song of the Year 1975)

Country Singer Glen Campbell
Country Singer
Glen Campbell
  • Tennis game in Surrey championships lasts 31 minutes

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Lindsey Donaldson, 100m/200m runner (Olympics 1996), born in Dunedin, New Zealand

Person of interestLauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill, American singer-songwriter (The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill), born in East Orange, New Jersey

Singer-Songwriter Lauryn Hill
Singer-Songwriter
Lauryn Hill
  • Travis Lee, baseball 1st baseman (Olympic bronze 1996), born in San Diego, California
1975 Highlights

About May 26, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini