July 26: Day of the Week
July 26, 2019 is the 207th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 158 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 1469Wars of the Roses: the Battle of Edgecote Moor pitting the forces of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick against those of Edward IV of England takes place.
- 1745The first recorded women’s cricket match takes place near Guildford, England.
- 1847Liberia declares independence.
- 1863American Civil War: Morgan’s Raid ends – At Salineville, Ohio, Confederate cavalry leader John Hunt Morgan and 360 of his volunteers are captured by Union forces.
- 1914Serbia and Bulgaria interrupt diplomatic relationship.
- 1941World War II: in response to the Japanese occupation of French Indo-China, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders the seizure of all Japanese assets in the United States.
- 1947Cold War: U.S. President Harry S. Truman signs the National Security Act of 1947 into United States law creating the Central Intelligence Agency, United States Department of Defense, United States Air Force, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the United States National Security Council.
- 1948U.S. President Harry S. Truman signs Executive Order 9981 desegregating the military of the United States.
- 200856 people are killed and over 200 people are injured in 21 bomb blasts in Ahmedabad bombing in India.
- 2009The militant Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram attacks a police station in Bauchi, leading to reprisals by the Nigeria Police Force and four days of violence across multiple cities.
Who were born on July 26?
- 1791Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Austrian composer (d. 1844)
- 1842Alfred Marshall, neoclassical economist (d. 1924)
- 1906Irena Iłłakowicz, Polish agent of Intelligence (d. 1943)
- 1909Peter Thorneycroft, British politician (d. 1994)
- 1934Tommy McDonald, American football player
- 1953Robert Phillips, American classical guitarist
- 1967Anthony Durante, American professional wrestler (d. 2003)
- 1973Lenka Kotková, Czech astronomer
- 1979Erik Westrum, American ice hockey player
- 1985Mugdha Godse, Indian actress and model
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