On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 2018

Historical Events

  • First high level talks between Ethiopian and Eritrean officials in 20 years begins in Addis Ababa
  • Hello Kitty bullet train unveiled by the West Japan Railway
  • India is named the most dangerous country to be a women because of sexual violence and slave labour by the Thomson Reuters Foundation
  • Quriyat, Oman, registers highest "low" temperature for a day ever recorded of 42.5 degrees
  • Sudanese court overturns death sentence for teenager who killed the husband after he raped her

Historic Event

US Supreme Court upholds President Trump's travel ban against mostly Muslim countries

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Pilon, Canadian actor, (Ryan's Hope; Dallas), dies at 77
  • Edward Simons, American classical violinist and conductor (Rockland Symphony, 1962-2017), dies at 101
  • Phil Rodgers, American golfer (5 PGA Tour wins), dies of leukemia at 80
2018 Highlights

About June 26, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer