June 26 in History – What happened on 26 June in Past

✅ Published on June 26th, 2019 in June in History

26 June - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on June 26, the day number in a year is 177 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 178. June 26 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

June 26 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
363Roman emperor Julian was killed during the retreat from hiscampaign against the Sassanid Empire.
687Pope Benedict 2 was chosen. He succeeded Leo II. Although chosen in 683, he was not ordained until 684 because the permission of Emperor Constantine IV was not obtained until some months after the election. According to the Liber Diurnus Romanorum Pontificum, he obtained from the Emperor a decree which either abolished imperial confirmations altogether or made them obtainable from the Exarch of Ravenna.
699En no Gyoja, the founder of the Japanese Buddhist sect known asShugendo, was exiled to Izu Oshima for witchcraft.
1243Mongol invasions of Anatolia-Mongols achieved a decisive victory over the Seljuq Turks, leading to the decline and disintegration of the Seljuk state.
1295Przemysl II was crowned King of Poland, the first coronationof a Polish ruler in 219 years.
1483Richard III became King of England. Richard III was King of England until his death in 1485, at the age of 32, in the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty. His defeat at Bosworth Field, the last decisive battle of the Wars of the Roses, marked the end of the middle Ages in England. He is the subject of the fictional historical play Richard III by William Shakespeare.
1498First tooth brush made in China. The first model of modern toothbrushes was patented by a king in China.
1714Spain and the Netherlands signed the Trade and Peace Agreement.
1714Spain and Netherlands signed peace / trade agreement.
1718Tsarevich Aleksei Petrovich Peter's great son from Russia was sentenced for his father's death.
1721Dr. Zabdiel made Boylestone America's first smallpox.
1740War of Jenkins' Ear-A Spanish column of 300 regular troops,free black militia and Indian auxiliaries stormed Britain'sstrategically crucial position of Fort Mose in Spanish Florida.
1794French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Fleurus marked the first successful military use of aircraft. The French use of the reconnaissance balloon l'Entreprenant marked the first military use of an aircraft that had influence on the outcome of the battle.
1848The June Days Uprising was an uprising staged by the workers of France. It was in response to plans to close the National Workshops, created by the Second Republic in order to provide work and a source of income for the unemployed; however, only low pay, dead-end jobs were provided, which barely provided enough money to survive.
1848The June Day Rebellion ended in Paris.
1870Christmas was declared a federal holiday in the United States.
1879The German company Linde was founded by Karl von Linde.
1886French chemist Henri Moissan reported he was able tosuccessfully isolate elemental fluorine, for which he later won theNobel Prize in Chemistry.
1888Ghanshyam Das Birla, great freedom fighter and social reformer, was born at Pilani. Birla inherited the family business and moved to further diversify them into other areas. Of these, at least three contemporary family business groups existing in India today can trace their ancestry to Ghanshyam Das. Of these businesses, he wanted to turn the money lending business into manufacturing. So he left for Calcutta in Bengal, the world's largest jute producing region.
1906The first Grand Prix motor racing event held. The 1906 Grand Prix de l'Automobile Club de France, commonly known as the 1906 French Grand Prix, was a motor race held on 26 and 27 June 1906, on closed public roads outside the city of Le Mans. The Grand Prix was organized by the Automobile Club de France (ACF) at the prompting of the French automobile industry as an alternative to the Gordon Bennett races, which limited each competing country's number of entries regardless of the size of its industry.
1906The first Grand Prix was held. This competition lasted 12 hours.
1906The first Grand Prix was held in Le Mans, France.
1907Forty people were killed, attacking a cash-banked bank coach from Georgia.
1918World War I-The 26-day Battle of Belleau Wood near the Marne River in France ended with American forces finally clearing that forest of German troops.
1919The New York Daily News began publication in the US.
1936First Initial test flight was taken by the Focke-Wulf Fw 61, the first practical helicopter. The Focke-Wulf Fw 61 is often considered the first practical, functional helicopter. It was also known as the Fa 61. It subsequently set several records for altitude, speed and flight duration culminating.
1945The United Nations Charter was signed in San Francisco. As a charter, it is a constituent treaty, and all members are bound by its articles. Furthermore, Article 103 of the Charter states that obligations to the United Nations prevail over all other treaty obligations. Most countries in the world have now ratified the Charter.
1945At a conference in San Francisco, delegates from 50 nationssigned a charter establishing the United Nations.
194550 countries signed the United Nations Declaration in San Francisco.
1949For the first time in Belgium's parliamentary elections, women got voting rights.
1959Ingemar Johansson became the only Swedish world champion ofheavyweight boxing by defeating American Floyd Patterson at YankeeStadium.
1960Madagascar gained its independence from France. Madagascar is a semi-presidential representative democratic multi-party republic, wherein the popularly elected president is the head of state and selects a prime minister, who recommends candidates to the president to form his cabinet of ministers.
1960Madagascar, the French colony, gained independence. Today is celebrated every year as National Day in this country.
1963American President John F. Kennedy addressed a huge crowd in Berlin, the city of West Germany. He called Berlin a symbol of freedom in the world during the Cold War.
1975India's first woman Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declared a state of emergency in the country.
1982Air India's first Boeing Gourishankar crashed in Mumbai.
1996Irish crime reporter Veronica Guerin was murdered while she wasstopped at a traffic light, an event which helped establish Ireland'sCriminal Assets Bureau.
1999Budapest Hungary) World Science Conference began.
2000Bangladesh was awarded Test status by the International Cricket Council.
2004Shujaat Hussain became the new caretaker Prime Minister following the resignation of Pakistan Prime Minister Jamali.
2006Mari Alkatiri, the first Prime Minister of East Timor, resigned after weeks of political unrest.
2011The 57th LPGA Championship ie Tseng won.
2013Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani became Prime Minister of Qatar. Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani is a Qatari politician who has been Prime Minister of Qatar since 26 June 2013. A member of the ruling family, he was Minister of State for Internal Affairs from 2005 to 2013.
2015A suicide bomber at a mosque in Saudi Arabia, carrying a Shia Imam al Sadiq in Kuwait, killed 27 and injured 227.



Famous Birthdays of June 26 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1939Chuck Robb / Lawyer / United States of America
1824William Thomson / Engineer / Scotland
1980Michael Jackson / Footballer / United Kingdom
1933Claudio Abbado / Conductor / Italy
1925Wolfgang Unzicker / Chess Player / Germany
1930Jackie Fargo / Wrestler / United States of America
1967Olivier Dahan / Writer / France
1949Adrian Gurvitz / Writer / United Kingdom
1935Carlo Facetti / Racing Car Driver / Italy
1880Mitchell Lewis / Actor / United States of America
1955Mick Jones / Writer / United Kingdom
1957Randy Pobst / Racing Driver / United States of America
1821Bartolomé Mitre / Journalist / Argentina
1957Philippe Couillard / Politician / Canada
1960Mark Durkan / Politician / Ireland
1970Sean Hayes / Actor / United States of America
1957Patty Smyth / Writer / United States of America
1989Lü Huihui / Javelin Thrower / China
1581San Pedro Claver / Saint / Spain
1913Maurice Wilkes / Scientist / United Kingdom
1819Abner Doubleday / General / United States of America
1991Diego Falcinelli / Footballer / Italy
1915George Haigh / Footballer / United Kingdom
1915Paul Castellano / Gangster / United States of America
1951Gary Gilmour / Cricketer / Australia
1922Eleanor Parker / Actress / United States of America
1817Branwell Brontë / Poet / United Kingdom
1983Antonio Rosati / Footballer / Italy
1979Walter Herrmann / Basketball Player / Argentina
1934Dave Grusin / Composer / United States of America

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