Monday 26 June 2017


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Full moon :
09/07 06:07

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28 jours depuis la dernière lune

It happened one 26 June

1807 : Lightning strikes in Luxembourg

On June 26, 1807, lightning struck a gunpowder factory in Luxembourg. A huge explosion occurred and several blocks of buildings are blown. 300 people are killed.

1940 : Turkey declares its neutrality

On June 26, 1940, Turkey declared its neutrality in the world war. With the Soviet Union, who had signed a nonaggression treaty with Germany, in the north and the Axis forces in the west, the country was unable to protect itself. When the Soviet Union entered into war and it had taken over the Crimea to Germany in 1944, Turkey gave preference to allied forces and declare war on Germany on February 1945.

1945 : Signature of the Charter of the United Nations

On June 26, 1945, the United Nations Charter was signed in San Francisco by 50 states. The aim was to have an organization to arbitrate international conflicts and negotiate peace agreements.

1963 : Ich bin ein Berliner

On June 26, 1963, U.S. President John F. Kennedy made ​​a noticed speech during a visit to West Berlin. He came to bring the support of the free world to the people of Berlin.

Latest news : 26 June

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
June 26 is International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, under the aegis of the United Nations. This day, events are held in different countries to show solidarity with the people who have suffered or are currently suffering from the torture.
Independence Day in Madagascar
26 june is Independance Day in Madagascar which celebrates its independance gained against France in 1960.

Quote of the day : 26 June

John F. Kennedy
My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.

Birthdays : 26 June

Charles Messier, French astronomer (1730)
Pearl S. Buck, American writer, Nobel Prize in Literature (1892)
Willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft designer (1898)
Stuart Symington, American politician (1901)
Peter Lorre, Austrian-american actor (1904)
Salvador Allende, President of Chile (1970-1973) (1908)
Aimé Césaire, Poet and politician from Martinique (1913)
Violette Szabo, World War II SOE agent (1921)
Eleanor Parker, American actress (1922)
Claudio Abbado, Italian conductor (1933)
Robert Coleman Richardson, American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (1937)
Robert Davi, American actor (1953)
Chris Isaak, American musician (1956)
Greg LeMond, American cyclist (1961)
Dany Boon, french actor and director (1966)
Chris O'Donnell, American actor (1970)
Garou, Canadian singer (1972)
Larry Page, American computer scientist, co-founder of Google (1973)
Samir Nasri, French Footballer (1987)

They left us one 26 June

Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, French inventor (1810)
Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, French Army officer, composer of La Marseillaise (1836)
Albert I, Prince of Monaco (1922)
Karl Landsteiner, American biologist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1943)
Françoise Dorléac, French actress (1967)
Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed