What Happened on June 26, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Alfons Gorbach forms Austrian government
  • Dutch 2nd Chamber condemns commercial TV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President John F. Kennedy gives his famous "Ich bin ein Berliner" (intended to mean "I am a Berliner", but may actually mean "I am a dougnut") speech in West Berlin

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy

Famous Birthdays

  • Harriet Wheeler, English pop singer/composer (The Sundays)
  • Mikhail B. Khodorkovsky, Russian businessman
  • Richard Garfield, American game designer
  • Wendy Lucero-Schayes, US diver (Olympic-92), born in Denver, Colorado

Famous Deaths

  • Obe Postma, Fries, poet/geography/historian (Own Cart), dies