• 6:44 am Thoughts While Shaving for June 26
  • 6:33 am DYB District 2 AAA Minors Supplemental Tourament: Whiteville 11, Elizabethtown 2
  • 6:28 am DYB District 9 Majors Tourament: West Robeson American 11, Elizabethtown 4
  • 6:22 am DYB District 9 AAA (Minors) Tournament: Elizabethtown Wins Championship 8-4
  • 9:59 pm This Day in History for June 26

1619 Р38 colonist from Berkeley Parrish in England disembark in Virginia and give thanks to God.  Considered by many as the first Thanksgiving in the Americas.

1682 – First General Assembly in Pennsylvania (Chester)

1836 – Whig party holds its first national convention, Harrisburg, Pa.

1844 – James Knox Polk elected 11th US President.

1881 – The first edition of the Los Angeles Times is published.

1901 – Anne Russell’s ‘Girl and the judge’ premieres in NYC.

1915 – Henry Ford’s peace ship, Oscar II, sales fro Europe ‘to get the boys out of the trenches by Christmas’

1923 – Cecil B. DeMille’s first version of “Ten Commandments” premieres.

1927 – Duke Ellington opens at Cotton Club in Harlem.

1942 – FDR orders dismantling of Works Progress Administration.

1954 – The first Burger King is opened in Miami, Florida, USA.

1965 – “Roar of the Greasepaint” closes at Shubert NYC after 232 performances.

1970 – Unemployment in US increases to 5.8%.

1982 – 48th Heisman Trophy Award: Herschel Walker, Georgia (RB)

1990 – Due to Persian Gulf crisis gas hits $1.60 per gallon price in NYC.

1991 – Pan American World Airways ceased operations.

1992 – Somali Civil War: President George H.W. Bush orders 28,000 US troops to Somalia in Northeast Africa.

1997 – “Diary of Anne Frank” opens at Music Box Theater NYC.

2010 – 6th ACC Championship Game: #12 Virginia Tech beats #20 Florida State.

2014 – The United Nations warns that the world is on course for the warmest year since records began.

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