June 26, 1977 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 42 die in fire inmate causes at Maury County Jail in Columbia Tenn
  • The Yorkshire Ripper kills 16 year old shop assistant Jayne MacDonald in Leeds, changing public perception of the killer as she was the first victim who was not a prostitute.

Birthdays in History

  • Kubo Tite, Japanese cartoonist

Deaths in History

  • Oskar Morgenstern, German/US economist, dies at 75