July 26th is officially Holistic Therapy Day and All or Nothing Day.
We’ve made it to the 207th day of the year! There are 157 days left until we reach the new year.
To get you through the last days of July, check out these incredible historical events that all fell on this July 26th.
Did you know that on this day in 1775, the US Postal Service was founded during the Second Continental Congress? Their first Postmaster General was Benjamin Franklin.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about July 26th in history!
What memorable events happened on July 26 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Niger President Mohamed Bazoum was removed from office by a military coup.
This made the fifth coup in Niger since it gained independence from France in 1960. The coup was condemned by many of the world’s foremost institutions and political bodies, including the World Bank, the United Nations, and the African Union.
Platform diver Tom Daley won his first Olympic gold medal in men’s synchronized diving, 13 years after his first Olympic games.
In one day, Facebook lost $120 billion in value on the stock market.
The drop equated to 20% of the company value and was the worst drop in Facebook’s history.
Albert Einstein’s theory of gravitational redshift was proven after a telescope in Chile observed a black hole.
President Donald Trump banned transgender persons from joining the US military.
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Sandra Bullock? See what other famous people were born on this day.
30 years old
New Jersey, USA
59 years old
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56 years old
Jun 6, 1961 (Age 85)
Unfortunately, July 26th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Sinéad O’Connor was an Irish singer born on December 8, 1966. She died on this day in 2023, at age 56 in London, England, UK.
Jul 26, 2023 (Age 56)
Eva Perón was an Argentine politician born on May 7, 1919. She died on this day in 1952, at age 33 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Jul 26, 1952 (Age 33)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Below you’ll find the most popular things people have said on this day throughout history.
The eyes of other people are the eyes that ruin us. If all but myself were blind, I should want neither fine clothes, fine houses nor fine furniture.
If you can spare some time today, here are some unique holidays you could get involved with.
National All or Nothing Day
Our minds can be our greatest tool, but they can also be our greatest hindrance. All Or Nothing Day reminds us that often we limit our abilities by thinking we can’t do any better. So, basically, whatever you do today, give it your all – you might be surprised by how well you do it!
Holistic Therapy Day
The adage goes “the greatest medicine is in teaching people how to not need it.” Today celebrates the many natural alternatives there are to healing as we celebrate Holistic Therapy Day.
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Fun Fact Of The Day
With the exception of a few organs, caterpillars liquefy almost completely while undergoing metamorphosis.
Birthday & Zodiac
People who were born on July 26th share the Leo star sign.
Leos are larger than life, and they love to be seen and heard. Their typical traits include being confident, ambitious, loyal, generous, and big-hearted.
People born in July all have the Ruby birthstone. This deep red gemstone was once thought to protect warriors during battle. The warriors would either use the ruby on their armor or embed it in their skin.
If you were born on this day, you were likely conceived on the week of November 2nd in the previous year.
A baby conceived on this day will likely be due around April 18th, 2024.