June 26 holidays in 2017

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
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Eid-al-Fitr
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Discovery Day
Canada (Newfoundland And Labrador) Local Holiday
Korité
Multiple [Show] Public Holiday
Sacred Heart
Colombia National Holiday
Eid al-Fitr
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Jumatul Bidah
Bangladesh Public Holiday
Eid al Fitr
Kosovo Official Holiday
Hari Raya Puasa observed
Singapore National Holiday
Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)
Iran National Holiday
Flag Day
Romania Observance
Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar
India Muslim, Common Local Holidays
Hari Raya Puasa Day 1
Malaysia Federal Public Holiday
Eid el Fitr
Egypt National Holiday
End of Ramadan
Bosnia and herzegovina Optional Holiday
National Sports Day
Fiji Public Holiday
Independence Day
Madagascar Public Holiday
Saint Peter and Saint Paul
Chile National Holiday
International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
- International
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
- International
Id ul Fitr
Ghana Public Holiday
Ramadan Feast Day 2
Turkey Extra Public Holiday
Independence of British Somaliland
Somalia Observance
Idul Fitri Day 1
Indonesia Public Holiday
Eid-ul-Fitr Day 1
Pakistan Public Holiday
End of Ramadan (Eid al-Fitr)
Albania National Holiday
Eid-al-Fitr Holiday
Qatar Public Holiday
Orozo Ait
Kyrgyzstan Public Holiday
Aid el-Fitr
- Public Holiday
Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day
Azerbaijan Public Holiday
Ramadan holiday
Azerbaijan Public Holiday
Eid el Fitri
Tanzania Public Holiday
Id el Fitr
Nigeria Public Holiday
Chocolate Pudding Day
- Weird
National Coconut Day *
- Weird
National Beautician’s Day
- Weird
National Chocolate Pudding Day
- Weird

Historical Events on June 26

  • 1483: Richard III ascends to the throne of England.
  • 1522: The Second Siege of Rhodes is begun by the Ottomans.
  • 1541: In Lima, Francisco Pizarro is assassinated by Diego de Almagro.
  • 1718: Peter the Great’s Son – Alexei Petrovich – dies mysteriously after being sentenced to death for plotting against his father.
  • 1723: Baku surrenders to Russian forces.
  • 1794: The first successful use of military aircraft that influenced the outcome of a battle occurs at the Battle of Fleurus during the French Revolutionary War.
  • 1870: In the United States, Christmas officially becomes a federal holiday.
  • 1886: Elemental Fluorine is isolated for the first time by Henri Moissan.
  • 1906: The first Gran Prix racing event is held on this date.
  • 1909: The Science Museum in London is founded.
  • 1936: The first practical helicopter – the Focke Wulf Fw 61 – is flown on this date.
  • 1941: Soviet plane drop bombs on Kassa in Hungary.
  • 1942: The Grumman F6F Hellcat is flown for the first time.
  • 1944: The RAF accidentally bomb San Marino leading to over 30 civilian deaths.
  • 1944: The Battle of Osuchy begins in Poland. It’s one of the biggest battles between Polish resistance fighters and Nazi troops during World War 2.
  • 1977: The final concert of Elvis Presley is held at Market Square Arena in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • 1978: Air Canada Flight 189 crashed into the Etobicoke Creek ravine. Of the 107 passengers on board, only 2 are killed.
  • 1997: The United States Supreme Court decides that the Communications Decency Act is a violation of the 1st Amendment of the U.S Constitution.
  • 2000: A rough draft is completed in the Human Genome Project.
  • 2000: The third secret of Fatima is revealed by Pope John Paul II.
  • 2003: The United States Supreme Court decides in the case of Lawrence v. Texas that sodomy laws which are based on gender are unconstitutional.

Famous Birthdays on June 26

  • American singer-songwriter and actor, Chris Isaak is born in 1956.
  • American actor Chris O’Donnell is born in 1970.
  • American actor Nick Offerman is born in 1970.

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