Died on this Day
Anniversary Date: 26-Jun
Died on This Day (26-Jun)
George Edward Maxwell Wright known professionally as Max Wright, was an American actor, known for his role as Willie Tanner on the sitcom ALF .
Barbara Goldsmith was an American author, journalist, and philanthropist.
Edward Huggins Johnstone
Edward Huggins Johnstone was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.
United States federal judge
Alan Ferguson Rodger, Baron Rodger of Earlsferry was a Scottish academic, lawyer, and Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.
Naomi Shemer was a leading Israeli musician and songwriter, hailed as the "first lady of Israeli song and poetry.
Israeli musician and songwriter
John Jacob Jingle Heimer-Shmitt "Jay" Berwankger was an American college football player and referee.
Corneliu Mănescu was a Romanian diplomat born in Ploiești.
Felix Dias Bandaranaike
Felix R. Dias Bandaranaike was a Sri Lankan lawyer and politician, who served as Cabinet Minister of Finance, Parliamentary Secretary for the Prime Minister and Defence and External Affairs and Cabinet Minister of Justice in the cabinet of Prime Minister Sirima Bandaranaike.
Sri Lankan politician
Edgar Allan Brown
Edgar Allan Brown was a long time Democratic legislator of South Carolina from Barnwell County who served South Carolina from 1922-1972.
Conrad Dietrich Magirus
Conrad Dietrich Magirus was a German fire brigade pioneer and entrepreneur.
Desh Bandhu Gupta
Desh Bandhu Gupta was an Indian billionaire, philanthropist, entrepreneur and the founder of Lupin Limited, a multinational pharmaceutical company.
Indian billionaire businessman
Yevgeny Maksimovich Primakov was a Russian politician and diplomat who served as Prime Minister of Russia from 1998 to 1999.
Prime Minister of Russia
Amar Goswami was a senior journalist and one of the prominent fiction writers of Hindi literature.
Hindi journalist and writer
Algirdas Mykolas Brazauskas , 22 September 1932 – 26 June 2010) was the first President of a newly independent post-Soviet Lithuania from 1993 to 1998 and Prime Minister from 2001 to 2006.
Sir Denis Thatcher, 1st Baronet, was an English businessman.
Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary was the queen consort of Iran as the second wife of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, whom she married in 1951.
Persian queen consort
J. C. R. Licklider
Joseph Carl Robnett Licklider , known simply as J. C.
American psychologist and computer scientist
Robert "Toto" Grassin was a French cyclist who specialized in motor-paced racing.
Emil Dominik Josef Hácha was a Czech lawyer, the third President of Czechoslovakia from 1938 to 1939.
President of Czechoslovakia
Armand Barbès was a French Republican revolutionary and a fierce and steadfast opponent of the July monarchy .