On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 2020

Historical Events

  • Costa Rica becomes the first county in Central America to legalize same-sex marriage

Book releaseHistoric Publication

J. K. Rowling begins publishing children's story "The Ickabog" online in installments

Novelist J. K. Rowling
Novelist
J. K. Rowling

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Twitter adds warning labels to warn about inaccuracies in US President Donald Trump's tweets for the first time

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • US restricts travel from Brazil as the country posts world's second highest number of recorded cases of coronavirus COVID-19

Famous Deaths

  • Stanley Ho, Chinese casino tycoon who transformed Macao, dies at 98
2020 Highlights

About May 26, 2020

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini