On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1991

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Rick Mears wins from pole, becoming the third 4-time winner (joins A. J. Foyt and Al Unser); record 6th career pole position for Mears

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Cassidy, anchor (CNN), dies of AIDs at 41
  • Tom Eyen, playwright (Dreamgirls), dies of cardiac arrest at 50
1991 Highlights

About May 26, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini