Thursday, June 26, 2014
This was 177th day of the year and 188 days remained in the year.
June 26 in History
The bicycle was patented by W. K. Clarkson.
Hong Kong was proclaimed a British crown colony.
President John Kennedy gave his, "Ich bin ein Berliner" (I am a Berliner) speech in West Berlin.
The CN tower in Toronto opened, then the world's tallest free-standing structure.
The first map of the human genome, which required decoding more than 3 billion biochemical "letters" of human DNA, is completed.
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