June 26, 1948: Day of the Week
June 26, 1948 was the 178th day of the year 1948 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 188 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
A person born on this day will be 75 years old today. If that same person saved a Penny every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $252.99 today.
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Here’s the June 1948 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 1948 calendar.
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.
Rat is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).
June 26, 1948 Historical Event(s)
- 1948Shirley Jackson’s short story The Lottery is published in The New Yorker magazine.
- 1948The Western allies begin an airlift to Berlin after the Soviet Union blockades West Berlin.
- 1948William Shockley files the original patent for the grown junction transistor, the first bipolar junction transistor.
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