June 26 in history

June 26, 2009

On June 26:

1284 the Pied Piper led 130 children from Hamelin.

The oldest picture of Pied Piper (watercolour) copied from the glass window of Marktkirche in Hamelin by Freiherr Augustin von Moersperg.

1892 US author Pearl S Buck, who won the Nobel Prize for literature,  was born.

1945 The United Nations Charter was signed.

1975 Indira Gandhi established emergency rule in India.

Indira Gandhi

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