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June 26th

June 26th is the 177th day of the year (178th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 188 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about June 26th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on June 26th

1730 Charles Messier (astronomer)

1824 William Thomson (Lord Kelvin) (physicist, engineer)

1829 Geronimo (Apache leader).

1854 Sir Robert Borden (Canadian Prime Minister 1911-1920)

1898 Willy Messerschmitt (aircraft designer)

1908 Salvador Allende (Chilean president 1970-1971)

1909 "Colonel" "Tom" Parker (managed Elvis Presley)

1915 Paul+Castellano (gangster)

1955 Mick Jones (guitarist, singer - The Clash, Big Audio Dynamite)

1956 Chris Isaak (singer)

Chris Isaak

1956 Mick Jones (musician The Clash)

1969 Colin Greenwood (musician - Radiohead)

1970 Chris O'Donnell (actor)

1978 Paolo Maldini (soccer player)

1993 Ariana Grande (singer, actress)

June 26th in History

1870 December 25th (Christmas) declared a federal holiday in the United States.

1948 Berlin Airlift: Western Allies begin an airlift to Berlin to ferry supplies after the Soviets block land routes to the city.

1960 British Somaliland becomes independent from Britain (it will later join with Somalia).

1960 Madagascar becomes independent from France.

1974 UPC (Universal Product Code) barcode scanned for the first time in a retail outlet.

1975 Indian Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, declares a State of Emergency.

Indira Gandhi

1997 US Supreme Court rules that the Communication Decency Act is unconstitutional.

June 26th is also

United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Flag Day (Romania)


People born on June 26th are Cancer


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