June 26th: What is special about this date?

June 26th marks the 177th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 178th in case of leap years). There are 188 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on June 26th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to June 26th and what happened on June 26th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about June 26th.


June 26th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On June 26th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Ariana Grande
    Ariana Grande (1993)

    American actress and singer.

  • Amanda Cerny
    Amanda Cerny (1991)

    Amanda cerny is a social media influencer and comedian known for her popular vine videos and her large following on platforms like instagram...

  • Jennette McCurdy
    Jennette McCurdy (1992)

    Jennette mccurdy is an american actress and singer, best known for her role as sam puckett on the nickelodeon tv show icarly.

  • Chris O'Donnell
    Chris O'Donnell (1970)

    Chris o'donnell is an american actor known for his roles in movies such as 'scent of a woman' and as robin in the 'batman' film series.

  • Uday Kiran
    Uday Kiran (1980)

    Uday Kiran was an Indian film actor who predominantly worked in Telugu cinema.

  • Dany Boon
    Dany Boon (1966)

    French actor, humorist and film director, born to an algerian kabyle.

  • Aubrey Plaza
    Aubrey Plaza (1984)

    Aubrey Plaza is an American actress best known for her roles in comedy TV shows and movies.

  • Véronique Genest
    Véronique Genest (1956)

    French actress and producer of film, she is best known as commissaire julie lescaut, a leading role in the french police drama "julie...

  • Derek Jeter
    Derek Jeter (1974)

    Pequanock (new jersey) -- shortstop (new york yankees rookie of the year 1996).

  • Jason Schwartzman
    Jason Schwartzman (1980)

    American actor from a prominent family.

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June 26th: who died on this date?

On June 26th the following celebrities died:

  • Françoise Dorléac
    Françoise Dorléac (1967)

    French actress and older sister to catherine deneuve.

  • Edith Fellows
    Edith Fellows (2011)

    American singer and actress (d.2011).

  • Howard Baker (2014)

    American politician who served as a Republican Senator from Tennessee and as White House Chief of Staff under President Ronald Reagan.

  • Nora Ephron (2012)

    Nora Ephron was an American journalist, novelist, and screenwriter known for her witty and insightful works, including the films 'When Harry...

  • Zehava Shemer (2014)

    Israeli singer-songwriter known for her contributions to Israeli music.

  • Joseph Carl Robnett Licklider (1990)

    One of the most important figures in computer science and a key figure in the development of the internet.

  • Coulton Skinner (1954)

    Decorated American Marine Corps officer who served in World War II and the Korean War.

  • Strom Thurmond (2003)

    American politician, lawyer, farmer, and u.s.

  • Ford Madox Dowell (1939)

    Ford Madox Dowell was an English novelist, poet, critic, and editor who was one of the leading figures of English literary modernism.

  • Clifford Brown (1956)

    American musician.

  • See all famous people who died on June 26th


June 26th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On June 26th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Cancer according to the Western Zodiac.

Cancer zodiac sign

June 26th: what is special about the Cancer sign?

The Cancer sign encompasses people born between June 21st and July 22nd.

You can discover Cancer's personality traits and attitude and Cancer's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Cancer born in June discover why June born are so special.


June 26th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on June 26th in history:

  • Jun 26, 1902: Order of Merit instituted by King Edward VII
  • Jun 26, 1912: Gustav Mahlers 9th Symphony premieres in Vienna
  • Jun 26, 1916: Cleveland Indians experiment with numbers on their jerseys (one game).
  • Jun 26, 1918: World War I, Western Front: Battle for Belleau Wood : Allied Forces under John J. Pershing and James Harbord defeat Imperial German Forces under Wilhelm, German Crown Prince.
  • Jun 26, 1924: Ziegfeld Follies opens on Broadway
  • Jun 26, 1953: KCTV (now KLST) TV channel 8 in San Angelo, TX (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • Jun 26, 1954: Jim Peters runs marathon in 2:17:39.4
  • Jun 26, 1972: IRA proclaims resistant in North-Ireland
  • Jun 26, 1973: London production of Grease premieres
  • Jun 26, 1996: Irish Journalist Veronica Guerin is shot in her car while in traffic in the outskirts of Dublin
  • Jun 26, 2007: Two oil refineries in Bolivia are reclaimed by Petrobras, the Brazilian state-owned energy company.
  • Jun 26, 2019: Three suicide bombers tried to storm a Balochistan police housing complex. Guards killed one of the attackers. The two other attackers entered and set themselves on fire, killing a senior officer and injuring five more. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility

What day of the year is June 26th?

June 26th marks the 177th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 178th in case of leap years).

There are 188 days remaining until the end of the year.

June 26th is the 26th day of the month of June.