26 May 1913: birth of Peter Cushing, who played Doctor Who in the 165 and 1966 films.
26 May 1927: birth of Julia Smith, who directed The Smugglers (1966) and The Underwater Menace (1967).
ii) broadcast anniversaries
26 May 1973: broadcast of second episode of The Green Death. The Doctor investigates the mine and the green slime in order to rescue Jo, despite obstruction from Global Chemicals.
26 May 2007: broadcast of Human Nature. To avoid The Family, the Doctor becomes a human, teaching in an English boarding school in November 1913; but they track him down.