Following are some of the major events to have occurred on June 26
0363 - Roman Emperor Julian dies, ending the Pagan Revival.
1243 - The Seljuk Turkish army in Asia Minor is wiped out by the Mongols.
1541 - Former followers murder Francisco Pizarro, the Spanish Conqueror of Peru.
1844 - Julia Gardiner and President John Tyler are married in New York City.
1900 - The United States announces it will send troops to fight against the Boxer Rebellion in China.
1907 - Russia's nobility demands drastic measures be taken against revolutionaries.
1908 - Shah Muhammad Ali's forces squelch the reform elements of Parliament in Persia.
1916 - Russian General Aleksei Brusilov renews his offensive against the Germans.
1917 - General Pershing arrives in France with the American Expeditionary Force.
1918 - The Germans begin firing their huge 420 mm howitzer, "Big Bertha," at Paris.
1924 - After eight years of occupation, American troops leave the Dominican Republic.
1926 - A memorial to the first U.S. troops in France is unveiled at St. Nazaire.
1942 - The Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter flies for the first time.
1945 - The U.N. Charter is signed by 50 nations in San Francisco, California.
1951 - The Soviet Union proposes a cease-fire in the Korean War.
1961 - A Kuwaiti vote opposes Iraq's annexation plans.
1963 - President John Kennedy announces "Ich bin ein Berliner" at the Berlin Wall.
1971 - The U.S. Justice Department issues a warrant for Daniel Ellsberg, accusing him of giving away the Pentagon Papers.
1975 - Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi is convicted of election fraud.
1993 - Roy Campanella, legendary catcher for the Negro Leagues and the Los Angeles Dodgers, dies.