What day of the week was May 26, 1981?

The day of the week May 26th, 1981 fell on was a Tuesday.

Italian Prime Minister Arnaldo Forlani and his coalition cabinet resign following a scandal over membership of the pseudo-masonic lodge P2 ''(Propaganda Due)''. An EA-6B Prowler crashes on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS ''Nimitz'' (CVN-68) the killing 14 crewmen and injuring 45 others.