On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 2017

Historical Events

  • Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche and Ricky John Best killed, Micah David-Cole Fletcher injured defending Muslim teenager in Portland, Oregon

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJim Bunning

Jim Bunning, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher, politician (perfect game vs Mets 1965, Rep. Senator-Ky), dies of a stroke at 85

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher and Senator Jim Bunning
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher and Senator
Jim Bunning
  • John Severson, founder of 'Surfer' magazine and artist (known for his depictions of surf culture), dies of cancer at 83
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski, Polish-American national security advisor to President Carter (1977-1981), dies at 89
2017 Highlights

About May 26, 2017

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini