On This Day: June 26th
This is 177th day of the year and 188 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—23 Sivan 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 24th day of the 5th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
The first map of the human genome, which required decoding more than 3 billion biochemical "letters" of human DNA, is completed.
Bernard Berensonart critic
Babe Didrickson Zahariasathlete
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.