Today in History, English
Today in History, English

73261June 26Death2014 – Bob Mischak, American football player and coach (b. 1932)
73262June 26Death2014 – Julius Rudel, Austrian-American conductor (b. 1921)
73263June 26Death2014 – Mary Rodgers, American composer and author (b. 1931)
73264June 26Death2015 – Richard Matt, American murderer (b. 1966)
73265June 26Death2015 – Yevgeny Primakov, Ukrainian-Russian journalist and politician, 32nd Prime Minister of Russia (b. 1929)
73266June 26Death2015 – Kája Saudek, Czech author and illustrator (b. 1935)
73267June 26Death2015 – Chris Thompson, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1952)
73268June 26Holiday and observanceArmy and Navy Day (Azerbaijan)
73269June 26Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Anthelm of BelleyDavid the DendriteHermogiusIsabel Florence Hapgood (Episcopal Church)Jeremiah (Lutheran)John and PaulJosé María Robles Hurtado (one of Saints of the Cristero War)Josemaría EscriváMar Abhai (Syriac Orthodox Church)Vigil
73270June 26Holiday and observanceFlag Day (Romania)
73271June 26Holiday and observanceIndependence Day (Madagascar), celebrates the independence of Madagascar from France in 1960
73272June 26Holiday and observanceIndependence Day (Somalia), celebrates the independence of British Somaliland from the British in 1960. (Somalia)
73273June 26Holiday and observanceInternational Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (International)
73274June 26Holiday and observanceInternational Day in Support of Victims of Torture (International)
73275June 26Holiday and observanceRatcatcher's Day (Hamelin, Germany)
73276June 26Holiday and observanceSunthorn Phu Day (Thailand)
73277June 27Event1358 – The Republic of Dubrovnik is founded.
73278June 27Event1497 – Cornish rebels Michael An Gof and Thomas Flamank are executed at Tyburn, London, England.
73279June 27Event1556 – The thirteen Stratford Martyrs are burned at the stake near London for their Protestant beliefs.
73280June 27Event1743 – War of the Austrian Succession: In the Battle of Dettingen, George II becomes the last British monarch to participate in battle.
73281June 27Event1759 – General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.
73282June 27Event1760 – Cherokee warriors defeat British forces at the Battle of Echoee near present-day Otto, North Carolina during the Anglo-Cherokee War.
73283June 27Event1806 – British forces take Buenos Aires during the first British invasions of the River Plate.
73284June 27Event1844 – Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, and his brother Hyrum Smith, are killed by a mob at the Carthage, Illinois jail.
73285June 27Event1895 – The inaugural run of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's Royal Blue from Washington, D.C., to New York City, the first U.S. passenger train to use electric locomotives.
73286June 27Event1898 – The first solo circumnavigation of the globe is completed by Joshua Slocum from Briar Island, Nova Scotia.
73287June 27Event1899 – A. E. J. Collins scores 628 runs not out, the highest-ever recorded score in cricket.
73288June 27Event1905 – Battleship Potemkin uprising: sailors start a mutiny aboard the battleship Potemkin, denouncing the crimes of autocracy, demanding liberty and an end to war.
73289June 27Event1927 – Prime Minister of Japan Tanaka Giichi leads a conference to discuss Japan's plans for China later, a document detailing these plans, the "Tanaka Memorial" is leaked, although it is now considered a forgery.
73290June 27Event1941 – Romanian governmental forces, allies of Nazi Germany, launch one of the most violent pogroms in Jewish history in the city of Iași, (Romania), resulting in the murder of at least 13,266 Jews.

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