Historical Events on May 26 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 211 of 211

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2012 Pope Benedict XVI's butler is arrested for allegedly leaking confidential documents

265th Pope  Benedict XVI
265th Pope
Benedict XVI
  • 2012 57th Eurovision Song Contest: Loreen for Sweden wins singing "Euphoria" in Baku
  • 2013 The Mumbai Indians defeat the Chennai Super Kings to win the Indian 20/20 Premier League
  • 2013 Golfer Matteo Manassero wins the BMW PGA Championship
  • 2013 Indianapolis 500: Tony Kanaan wins in 2:40:03.4181 (301.644 km/h)
  • 2013 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

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2014 Narendra Modi becomes the 15th Prime Minister of India

15th Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi
15th Prime Minister of India
Narendra Modi
  • 2014 World Health Organization confirms that Ebola has reached Sierra Leone
  • 2014 Protests across Thailand in response to military coup; General Prayuth warns of a crackdown in demonstrations continue
  • 2015 Cleveland Cavaliers win the NBA Eastern Conference
  • 2017 Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche and Ricky John Best killed, Micah David-Cole Fletcher injured defending Muslim teenager in Portland, Oregon