June 26 in History
What happened on June 26 in history?
A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on june 26 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on june 26 in history.?>
Roy Campanella, legendary catcher for the Negro Leagues and the Los Angeles Dodgers, dies.
Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is convicted of election fraud.
The U.S. Justice Department issues a warrant for Daniel Ellsberg, accusing him of giving away the Pentagon Papers.
President John Kennedy announces “Ich bin ein Berliner” at the Berlin Wall.
A Kuwaiti vote opposes Iraq’s annexation plans.
The Soviet Union proposes a cease-fire in the Korean War.
The U.N. Charter is signed by 50 nations in San Francisco, California.
The Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter flies for the first time.
A memorial to the first U.S. troops in France is unveiled at St. Nazaire.
After eight years of occupation, American troops leave the Dominican Republic.
The Germans begin firing their huge 420 mm howitzer, “Big Bertha,” at Paris.
General Pershing arrives in France with the American Expeditionary Force.
Russian General Aleksei Brusilov renews his offensive against the Germans.
Shah Muhammad Ali’s forces squelch the reform elements of Parliament in Persia.
Russia’s nobility demands drastic measures be taken against revolutionaries.
The United States announces it will send troops to fight against the Boxer Rebellion in China.
Jubal Early and his Confederate forces move into Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
General Robert E. Lee attacks George McClellan‘s line at Mechanicsville during the Seven Days’ campaign.
Julia Gardiner and President John Tyler are married in New York City.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition reaches the mouth of the Kansas River after completing a westward trek of nearly 400 river miles.
The French defeat an Austrian army at the Battle of Fleurus.
Former followers murder Francisco Pizarro, the Spanish Conqueror of Peru.
The Seljuk Turkish army in Asia Minor is wiped out by the Mongols.
Peter the Hermit‘s crusaders force their way across Sava, Hungary.