On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1945

Historical Events

  • England win the second Victory test cricket at Bramall Lane by 41 runs

United Nations Charter

United Nations Charter signed by 50 nations in San Francisco

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Schrader, American electronic muscic composer, born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • David Heyn, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan batsman 1975 World Cup), born in Colombo
  • Dwight York, Nuwaubian leader (Nuwaubian Nation), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Erno Rapee, American conductor and composer (Radio City Music Hall), dies at 54
  • Nikolay Nikolayevich Tcherepnin, composer, dies at 72
1945 Highlights

About June 26, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 76 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer