On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 2013

Historical Events

  • 66th Cannes Film Festival: "Blue Is the Warmest Colour" directed by Abdellatif Kechiche wins the Palme d'Or. The two main actresses in the film, Adele Exarchopoulos and Lea Seydoux also awarded
  • Indian Premier League T20 Cricket Final, Eden Gardens, Kolkata: Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 23 runs; Kieron Pollard 60 no (32)
  • Indianapolis 500: Tony Kanaan becomes 4th Brazilian to win the race; fastest Indy 500 in history with Kanaan's average speed 187.433 mph; record stands until 2021
  • Senior PGA Championship Men's Golf, Bellerive CC: Kōki Idoki of Japan wins his lone PGA event by 2 strokes from Jay Haas and Kenny Perry

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

"Breaking Bad" actor Aaron Paul (33) weds Lauren Parsekian at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, California

Actor Aaron Paul
Actor
Aaron Paul
  • Cobra Starship rocker Gabe Saporta (33) weds fashion designer Erin Fetherston at St Nicholas Abbey plantation in Barbados

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Vance, American sci-fi author, dies at 96
2013 Highlights

About May 26, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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