On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 2015

Historical Events

Electoral defeatImportant Vote

Greek Credit Crisis: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras calls for a Greek referendum on new bailout terms

Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras
Prime Minister of Greece
Alexis Tsipras
  • Gunman opens fire at beach resort in Sousse, Tunisia, killing 38. Isis claims responsibility.
  • NHL Draft: Erie Otters (OHL) center Connor McDavid first pick by the Edmonton Oilers
  • Saudi suicide bomber kills 27 at Shia Imam al-Sadiq mosque in Kuwait, 227 injured
  • US Supreme Court rules 5-4 same-sex marriage is a legal right across all US states

Famous Deaths

  • Ash Brownridge, American conservationist (National Wildlife Federation) creator of Ranger Rick, dies at 98
  • Richard Matt, American murderer who escaped prison, shot and killed on the run at 49
2015 Highlights

About June 26, 2015

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer