July 26: Day of the Week
July 26, 2018 was the 207th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 158 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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July 26 Historical Event(s)
- 1822First day of the three-day Battle of Dervenakia, between the Ottoman Empire force led by Mahmud Dramali Pasha and the Greek Revolutionary force led by Theodoros Kolokotronis.
- 1822José de San Martín arrives in Guayaquil, Ecuador, to meet with Simón Bolívar.
- 1847Liberia declares independence.
- 1887Publication of the Unua Libro, founding the Esperanto movement.
- 1891France annexes Tahiti.
- 1937End of the Battle of Brunete in the Spanish Civil War.
- 1968Vietnam War: South Vietnamese opposition leader Trương Đình Dzũ is sentenced to five years hard labor for advocating the formation of a coalition government as a way to move toward an end to the war.
- 2005Mumbai, India receives 99.5cm of rain (39.17 inches) within 24 hours, bringing the city to a halt for over 2 days.
- 2005Space Shuttle program: STS-114 Mission – Launch of Discovery, NASA’s first scheduled flight mission after the Columbia Disaster in 2003.
- 2007Shambo, a black cow in Wales that had been adopted by the local Hindu community, is slaughtered due to a bovine tuberculosis infection, causing widespread controversy.
Who were born on July 26?
- 1918Marjorie Lord, American actress
- 1923Jan Berenstain, American author
- 1948Herbert Wiesinger, German pairs skater
- 1961Dimitris Saravakos, Greek footballer
- 1964Sandra Bullock, American actress
- 1973Kate Beckinsale, British actress
- 1979Mageina Tovah, American actress
- 1983Roderick Strong, American professional wrestler
- 1985Mugdha Godse, Indian actress and model
- 1993Elizabeth Gillies, American actress
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