July 26: Day of the Week
July 26, 2021 is the 207th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 158 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 920Rout of an alliance of Christian troops from Navarre and Léon against the Muslims at Pamplona.
- 1882Premiere of Richard Wagner’s opera Parsifal at Bayreuth.
- 1908United States Attorney General Charles Joseph Bonaparte issues an order to immediately staff the Office of the Chief Examiner (later renamed the Federal Bureau of Investigation).
- 1945The Labour Party wins the United Kingdom general election of July 5 by a landslide, removing Winston Churchill from power.
- 1946Aloha Airlines begins service from Honolulu International Airport
- 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.
- 1951Walt Disney’s 13th animated film, Alice in Wonderland, premieres in London, United Kingdom.
- 1957Carlos Castillo Armas, dictator of Guatemala, is assassinated.
- 1974Greek Prime Minister Constantinos Karamanlis forms the country’s first civil government after seven years of military rule.
- 1989A federal grand jury indicts Cornell University student Robert T. Morris, Jr. for releasing the Morris worm, thus becoming the first person to be prosecuted under the 1986 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Who were born on July 26?
- 1858Tom Garrett, Australian cricketer (d. 1943)
- 1885André Maurois, French author (d. 1967)
- 1940Mary Jo Kopechne, American aide to Robert F. Kennedy (d. 1969)
- 1940Tolis Voskopoulos, Greek singer
- 1957Yuen Biao, Hong Kong actor
- 1981Maicon Douglas Sisenando, Brazilian footballer
- 1983Delonte West, American basketball player
- 1984Leigh Lezark, American DJ and model
- 1988Francia Raisa, American actress
- 1993Taylor Momsen, American actress and singer
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