What Happened on May 26, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Fullback Andrew Walker kicks 5 penalties and 3 conversions as the ACT Brumbies win their first Super 12 Rugby title; beat Coastal Sharks (Durban), 36-6 at Bruce Stadium, Canberra

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Haney, American actress (Mrs. Sellner in Mrs. Doubtfire, Greta the secretary in Liar Liar), dies at 67
  • Moven Enock Mahachi, Defence Minister of Zimbabwe (b. 1952)
  • Vittorio Brambilla, Italian racing driver (b. 1937)