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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)

  • 1284
    the legendary Pied Piper leads 130 children out of Hamelin, Germany
  • 1723
    After a siege and bombardment by cannon, Baku surrenders to the Russians.
  • 1909
    The Science Museum in London comes into existence as an independent entity.
  • 1936
    Initial flight of the Focke-Wulf Fw 61, the first practical helicopter.
  • 1941
    World War II: Soviet planes bomb Kassa, Hungary (now Košice, Slovakia), giving Hungary the impetus to declare war the next day.
  • 1953
    Lavrentiy Beria,head of MVD, is arrested by Nikita Khrushchev and other members of the Politburo.
  • 1955
    The South African Congress Alliance adopts the Freedom Charter at the Congress of the People in Kliptown.
  • 1974
    The Universal Product Code is scanned for the first time to sell a package of Wrigley’s chewing gum at the Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio
  • 1995
    Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani deposes his father Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, in a bloodless coup.
  • 2003
    The U.S. Supreme Court rules in Lawrence v. Texas that gender-based sodomy laws are unconstitutional.

Who were born on June 26?

  • 1703
    Thomas Clap, American academic (d. 1767)
  • 1798
    Wolfgang Menzel, German writer (d. 1873)
  • 1904
    Frank Scott Hogg, Canadian astronomer (d. 1951)
  • 1973
    Rebecca Budig, American actress
  • 1980
    Hamílton, naturalized Togolese footballer
  • 1984
    Elijah Dukes, American baseball player
  • 1984
    Jose Juan Barea, American basketball player
  • 1985
    Urgyen Trinley Dorje, 17th Karmapa Lama, Tibetan spiritual leader
  • 1991
    Diego Falcinelli, Italian footballer
  • 1991
    Houssem Chemali, French footballer

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