1973-05-26 - The Beatles

Beatles' "Beatles 1967-1970," album goes #1

1591-05-26 - Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck

Dirck Janszoon Sweelinck, composer was born

1773-05-26 - Hans Georg Nageli

Hans Georg Nageli, composer was born

1782-05-26 - Joseph Drechsler

Joseph Drechsler, composer was born

1825-05-26 - Felipe Gutierrez y Espinoza

Felipe Gutierrez y Espinoza, composer was born

1846-05-26 - Arthur Coquard

Arthur Coquard, composer was born

1853-05-26 - Monroe A Althouse

Monroe A Althouse, composer was born

1856-05-26 - George Templeton Strong

George Templeton Strong, composer was born

1877-05-26 - Isadora Duncan

Isadora Duncan, San Franciso, American free form/interpretative dancer was born

1883-05-26 - Mamie Smith

Mamie Smith, American singer (d. 1946) was born

1886-05-26 - Al Jolson

Al Jolson, [Asa Yoelson], jazz singer/silent actor (Mamie, Swanee) was born

1893-05-26 - Eugene Goossens

Eugene Goossens, London England, conductor/composer (Perseus) was born

1898-05-26 - Ernst Bacon

Ernst Bacon, composer was born

1898-05-26 - Gerard Bertouille

Gerard Bertouille, composer was born

1904-05-26 - George Formby

George Formby, [William Booth], British singer/comic (Let George Do It) was born