On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 2001

Historical Events

  • Super Rugby Final, Canberra: Fullback Andrew Walker kicks 5 penalties & 3 conversions as the ACT Brumbies win their first title; beat Coastal Sharks (Durban), 36-6

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Haney, American actress (Mrs. Doubtfire - "Mrs. Sellner"; Liar Liar - "Greta"), dies of congestive heart failure at 67
  • Moven Enock Mahachi, Defence Minister of Zimbabwe (b. 1952)
  • Vittorio Brambilla, Italian racing driver (b. 1937)
2001 Highlights

About May 26, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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