On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 2006

Historical Events

  • The May 2006 Java earthquake kills over 5,700 people, leaves 200,000 homeless.

Famous Weddings

  • Soccer star player Joshua Kennedy (23) weds Australian Opals player Jacinta Hamilton at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Port Melbourne

Famous Deaths

  • Édouard Michelin, CEO of tire manufacturer Michelin (b. 1963)
  • Kevin O'Flanagan, Irish athlete and physician (b. 1919)
  • Ted Schroeder, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1942, Wimbledon 1949), dies of cancer at 84
2006 Highlights

About May 26, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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