Wednesday June 26, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

June 26: Day of the Week

June 26, 2024 is the 178th day of the year 2024 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 French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.

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

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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.

June 26 Historical Event(s)

1848
End of the June Days Uprising in Paris.
1927
The Cyclone roller coaster opens on Coney Island.
1934
President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Federal Credit Union Act, which establishes credit unions.
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.
1960
The former British Protectorate of British Somaliland gains its independence as Somaliland.
1973
At Plesetsk Cosmodrome 9 people are killed in an explosion of a Cosmos 3-M rocket.
1978
Air Canada Flight 189 to Toronto overruns the runway and crashes into the Etobicoke Creek ravine. Two of 107 passengers on board perish.
1991
Ten-Day War: the Yugoslav people’s army begins the Ten-Day War in Slovenia.
2006
Mari Alkatiri, the first Prime Minister of East Timor, resigns after weeks of political unrest.

Who were born on June 26?

1898
Chesty Puller, American military officer (d. 1971)
1899
Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (d. 1918)
1916
Giuseppe Taddei, Italian opera singer (d. 2010)
1919
Richard Neustadt, American political historian (d. 2003)
1921
Violette Szabo, French WWII secret agent (d. 1945)
1970
Irv Gotti, American record producer
1977
Kubo Tite, Japanese cartoonist
1991
Houssem Chemali, French footballer
1992
Joel Campbell, Costa Rican footballer
2005
Princess Alexia of the Netherlands

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