Edsel Ford, 1921 (Library of Congress: cph.3b29704)
80 Years Ago—May 26, 1943: Edsel Ford, President of Ford Motor Company, dies, age 49; his father, Henry Ford, resumes the presidency.
First Allied convoy completes passage of the Mediterranean without loss, arriving in Alexandria, Egypt.
On Attu in the Aleutians, Private Joseph Pantillion Martinez earns the first Medal of Honor awarded to a Hispanic-American in WWII (posthumous).
Canada begins meat rationing.
Movie premiere of My Friend Flicka, starring Roddy McDowall.