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Wednesday June 26, 2019

June 26: Day of the Week

June 26, 2019 is the 177th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 188 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.

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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

June 2019
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Zodiac & Birthstone

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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June 26 Historical Event(s)

  • 1718
    Tsarevich Alexei Petrovich of Russia, Peter the Great’s son, mysteriously dies after being sentenced to death by his father for plotting against him.
  • 1723
    After a siege and bombardment by cannon, Baku surrenders to the Russians.
  • 1848
    End of the June Days Uprising in Paris.
  • 1857
    The first investiture of the Victoria Cross in Hyde Park, London.
  • 1909
    The Science Museum in London comes into existence as an independent entity.
  • 1941
    World War II: Soviet planes bomb Kassa, Hungary (now Košice, Slovakia), giving Hungary the impetus to declare war the next day.
  • 1945
    The United Nations Charter is signed in San Francisco.
  • 1948
    The Western allies begin an airlift to Berlin after the Soviet Union blockades West Berlin.
  • 1973
    At Plesetsk Cosmodrome 9 people are killed in an explosion of a Cosmos 3-M rocket.
  • 1991
    Ten-Day War: the Yugoslav people’s army begins the Ten-Day War in Slovenia.

Who were born on June 26?

  • 1681
    Hedwig Sophia, duchess of Holstein-Gottorp, Swedish writer (d. 1708)
  • 1866
    George Herbert, 5th Earl of Carnarvon, English financier of Egyptian excavations (d. 1923)
  • 1869
    Martin Andersen Nexø, Danish writer (d. 1954)
  • 1943
    Georgie Fame, British singer
  • 1955
    Dick Mol, Dutch paleonthologist
  • 1974
    Derek Jeter, American baseball player
  • 1974
    Nicole Saba, Lebanese singer
  • 1977
    Kubo Tite, Japanese cartoonist
  • 1984
    Aubrey Plaza, American comedian, writer and actress
  • 2005
    Princess Alexia of the Netherlands

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