What Happened on May 26, 2003

Historical Events

  • Only three days after a previous record, Sherpa Lakpa Gelu climbs Mount Everest in 10 hours 56 minutes. The tourism ministry of Nepal confirms this record in July that year.

Famous Deaths

  • Gerald S. Hawkins, English-American astronomer (archaeoastronomy), dies at 75
  • Kathleen Winsor, American writer (b. 1919)
2003 Highlights

About May 26, 2003

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 19 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: 21 Questions - 50 Cent Featuring Nate Dogg
  • UK #1 Song: Ignition - R. Kelly