From the archives of The Daily News for May 26:
- In 1914, the Lasker Home for the Homeless was granted the deed to their property by county commissioners.
- In 1914, the Funeral Directors and Embalmers of Texas convened their annual session in Galveston.
- In 1964, bids for $550,000 worth of repairs and improvements on the Galveston Customs House were being sought.
- In 1964, Ursuline Academy named valedictorian and salutatorian at a baccalaureate ceremony.
- In 1964, a nighttime fire damaged the Texas Auto Salvage building.
- In 1989, police uncovered what they said might have been the second double homicide in Galveston in two weeks. After noticing a foul smell, a landlord stumbled upon the bodies of a tenant and another man. The nude body of the tenant was found in a half-filled bathtub and the partially clad body of the other victim was on the dining room floor.
- In 1989, La Marque students topped the Texas average on the state-mandated minimum skills test. Fifth graders showed the only drop in test scores from the previous year.