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June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining.
- 1958 - George Orton, Canadian athlete
- 1968 - Tony Hancock, comedian
- 1975 - St. Josemaría Escrivá, Opus Dei Founder
- 1993 - William H. Riker, political scientist
- 1997 - Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, singer
- 2003 - Sir Denis Thatcher Bt, husband to Baroness Thatcher, former UK Prime Minister
- 2003 - Strom Thurmond, former US Senator
- 2003 - Marc-Vivien Foe, Cameroonian footballerer
Holidays and observances
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.