June 26, 2016 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • City of Falluja freed from Islamic State control after a month-long campaign by Iraqi forces
  • Iceland’s presidential election is won by history professor Guðni Jóhannesson
  • Panama Canal's third set of locks opens for commercial traffic, doubling the Canal’s capacity at an estimated cost of $5.25 billion

Deaths in History

  • Barbara Goldsmith, author (Little Gloria Happy At Last), dies at 85