What Happened on May 26, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Midsummer Night's Dream" closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 66 performances
  • Indianapolis 500: Buddy Lazier wins in 3:22:45.753 (238.112 km/h)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Laura Davies wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Golf Game

LPGA Golfer Laura Davies
LPGA Golfer
Laura Davies
  • Rosie Jones wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

Famous Birthdays

  • Austin Michael Luciano, actor (Dante Carlino-Another World)

Famous Weddings

  • "Seinfield" actor-comedian Wayne Knight (41) weds makeup artist Paula Sutor (44) in Pacific Palisades, California

Famous Deaths

  • Halka Grossman, resistance fighter/politician, dies at 76
  • Matima Kinuani Mpiosso, musician, dies at 45