Day: June 26, 2019

Historical Events for 26th June 2019

1927 – The Cyclone roller coaster opens on Coney Island
1937 – Test cricket debut of Len Hutton v NZ at Lord’s, scores 0 and 1
1938 – Cincinnati Red Lonny Frey hits 8 doubles in a doubleheader
1945 – England win the second Victory test cricket at Bramall Lane by 41 runs
1959 – 9th Berlin International Film Festival: “The Cousins” wins Golden Bear
1964 – Blacks and Whites riot over racial segregation in St Augustine
1977 – 42 die in fire inmate causes at Maury County Jail in Columbia Tenn
1991 – NBA Draft: UNLV power forward Larry Johnson first pick by Charlotte Hornets
1995 – Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani deposes his father Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, in a bloodless coup.
2015 – NHL Draft: Erie Otters (OHL) center Connor McDavid first pick by the Edmonton Oilers
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