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

Jim BunningJim Bunning (1931-2017)

American Baseball HOF pitcher (9 x MLB All-Star; perfect game 1964; no-hitter 1958; Detroit Tigers, Philadelphia Phillies) and politician (US Senator Kentucky 1999-2011; US Representative 1987-99), dies of a stroke at 85

  • 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? 5 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Despacito - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
  • UK #1 Song: Despacito - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Ft. Justin Bieber