What Happened on June 26, 2016

Historical Events

  • City of Falluja freed from Islamic State control after a month-long campaign by Iraqi forces
  • Copa América Final, MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ: Defending champions Chile defeat Argentina, 4-2 on penalty kicks; 0–0 after extra time
  • 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
2016 History

Famous Deaths

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

About June 26, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Dance - Drake Featuring WizKid & Kyla
  • UK #1 Song: One Dance - Drake Ft. Wizkid & Kyla