May 26 in history: Andrew Johnson acquitted, deadly air crash, and more

Allied forces evacuate 338,000 troops from Dunkirk, France, deadly Lauda Air Flight 004 crash, and more — here's what happened on this day in history

1868

US President Andrew Johnson acquitted in Senate impeachment trial

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1896

Charles Dow publishes first edition of the Dow Jones Industrial Average

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1908

First major oil discovery is made in Masjed Soleyman, Iran

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1940

WWII: Allied forces evacuate 338,000 troops from Dunkirk, France

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1991

Lauda Air Flight 004 crashes into jungle near Bangkok, kills 223

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