June 26th celebrates National Beautician’s Day and Chocolate Pudding Day.
We made it to day 177 of the year and there’s 187 days left to go until we reach the new year.
If you assumed there was nothing special about June 26, then we’re happy to tell you that you’d be wrong thinking that! Check out these intriguing events from this day which include inventions, musicals, war and animations.
Did you know that on this day in 1925, Charlie Chaplin’s silent movie “The Gold Rush” was released? Critics praised the film and it would become one of his most celebrated films.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about June 26th in history!
What memorable events happened on June 26 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Same-sex marriage became legal in all 50 states.
It was a long time coming for many, and the Supreme Court voted 5-4 in favor of the change.
Ice Age: Continental Drift premiered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The US Navy’s Vanguard SLV-2 launch vehicle failed to reach Earth’s orbit.
The Vanguard SLV-2 was the name for both the rocket and the satellite it carried. This flight would have been the second success of the Vanguard Program. However, as the rocket’s second stage cut off early, it struggled to reach the required altitude to place the satellite into orbit.
Dr. Zabdiel Boylston of Harvard University gave the first smallpox inoculations in Boston following America’s biggest outbreak.
Boylston started by inoculating his six-year-old son Thomas. He then tested the vaccine on his 36-year-old slave and their two-year-old son. They all responded positively, and during the campaign, Boylston successfully inoculated 247 people.
Richard III was crowned King of England.
Richard’s older brother, Edward IV, had previously been the King of England. When Edward IV died, his 12-year-old son, Edward V, was in line to become the next king. However, Richard managed to convince the lords of England that Edward IV’s marriage wasn’t legitimate, making Richard III next in line for the throne instead of Edward V.
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Below are the most famous quotes people have said or written on June 26th throughout history.
To deny any people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.
South African President
Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.
Are you looking for something to do today? Then why not find time today to celebrate the following special holidays.
National Chocolate Pudding Day
It doesn’t really matter whether you like US-style chocolate pudding cups or British-style steamed chocolate puddings; it’s safe to say that chocolate pudding is the ultimate dessert. Whatever you do today, make sure you eat some chocolate pudding!
National Beautician’s Day
They know everything about your life but keep their lips sealed, and they also make you look great – what’s not to love about beauticians? These tireless men and women chose to bring a little more beauty into the world, so go out there today and show them your appreciation!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Japan is facing a ninja shortage. There is a high demand for “ninja shows,” but it is a dying tradition, and companies have trouble finding correctly trained ninjas.
Birthday & Zodiac
People who were born on June 26 share the Cancer zodiac sign.
Cancer is the fourth astrological sign in the zodiac and is associated with the water element alongside Scorpio and Pisces.
For those of you born in June, you have the Alexandrite birthstone. Those lucky enough to possess this birthstone are given excellent foresight, massive fortunes, and a life full of youthfulness.
If your birthday falls on this day, you would’ve likely been conceived around October 3rd in the previous year.
A baby that is conceived on this day will be due around March 19, 2024.