What Happened on June 26, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • The Universal Product Code is scanned for the first time to sell a package of Wrigley's chewing gum at the Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Derek Jeter, American baseball shortstop (NY Yankees, Rookie of Year 1996), born in Pequannock, New Jersey

Baseball Player Derek Jeter
Baseball Player
Derek Jeter
  • Dieter Kalt, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
  • Jason Kendall, catcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in San Diego, California
  • Jeff Frankenstein, American musician (Newsboys)
  • Matt Striker, American professional wrestler
  • Nicole Saba, Lebanese singer

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Elizabeth Taylor's 5th divorce from actor Richard Burton