On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday

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
  • Indianapolis 500: Tony Kanaan wins in 2:40:03.4181 (301.644 km/h)
  • IPL Cricket Final, Eden Gardens, Kolkata: Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 23 runs; Kieron Pollard 60 no (32)
  • 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
  • The Mumbai Indians defeat the Chennai Super Kings to win the Indian 20/20 Premier League

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