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Notable Historical Events for May 26th

1922Lenin suffers a stroke

1991Betsy King wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

1955Khrushchev arrives in Belgrade

1924Pres Calvin Coolidge signs Immigration law: restricting immigration

1805Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned king of Italy

1990Philadelphia Phillies retire Mike Schmidt's uniform #20

1998Date for Paula Jones sex harassment trial vs President Clinton

1963Mickey Wright wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open

1925Babe Ruth is finally out of bed, 5 weeks after ulcer surgery

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

May 26th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on May 26th

1913Peter Cushing, England, actor (Dracula, Star Wars, Dr Who)

1964Lenny Kravitz, American musician

1907John Wayne [Marion Mitchell Morrison], Winterset IA, actor (Green Berets, True Grit)

1949Hank Williams Jr, Shreveport La, country singer (Honky Tonk)

1975Lauryn Hill, South Orange New Jersey, American singer-songwriter (The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill)

1926Miles Davis, Alton, Illinois, American jazz musician, trumpeter and composer (d. 1991)

May 26th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on May 26th

1994Michael Jackson (35) weds Elvis' daughter Lisa Marie Presley (26) in La Romana, Dominican Republic

1973Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney (34) weds Mila Pivnicki (19)

May 26th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on May 26th

2005Eddie Albert, American actor (Roman Holiday), dies of pneumonia at 99

1933Jimmie Rodgers, country singer, dies at 35

May 26th Deaths
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