On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1997

Historical Events

  • NHL Western Conference Final: Detroit Red Wings beat Colorado Avalanche, 4 games to 2

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sammy Sosa (Cubs) & Tony Womack (Pirates) hit inside the park HRs

MLB Outfielder Sammy Sosa
MLB Outfielder
Sammy Sosa

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Jersey, Indonesian-Dutch singer and producer, dies at 55
  • Manfred Von Ardenne, German scientific pioneer, dies at 90
1997 Highlights

About May 26, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Memorial Day (United States), Spring Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini