July 26th, 2016

July 26th, 2016, fell on a Tuesday. Day 208 of 2016. Decade: 2010s.

3 years, 10 months and 12 days have passed since July 26th, 2016.


On This Date

Events that occurred on July 26th, 2016:

  • Hillary Clinton is nominated as the Democratic presidential candidate for the 2016 election.


News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on July 26th, 2016.

  • Moonlight

    "Moonlight" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2016.

  • 2016 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2016 included Arrival, Zootopia, La La Land, Moonlight, The Jungle Book, Captain America: Civil War, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Finding Dory, Deadpool, Suicide Squad, The Secret Life of Pets and Zoolander 2.

  • Donald Trump

    Donald Trump is named as the Time Person of the Year for 2016.

  • Margot Robbie

    Wolf of Wall Street actress Margot Robbie is named as FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2016.

  • 2016 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2016 included Justin Bieber, Twenty One Pilots, Rihanna, Drake, Zayn, Lukas Graham, Mike Posner, Fifth Harmony, Desiigner, The Chainsmokers, Calvin Harris, Justin Timberlake, DJ Snake, Bruno Mars, Adele, Ariana Grande and G-Eazy.

  • Record of the Year: 2016

    "Hello" by Adele would go on to win a Grammy for 2016's Record of the Year.

  • Harambe.

    On the 28th of May, 2016, a gorilla called Harambe was shot dead after a three-year-old boy climbed into his enclosure. The video of the shooting gained international attention and led to a series of Internet memes.

  • Brexit

    On the 24th of June, 2016, it was announced that 52% of British people had voted in favour of leaving the European Union.

  • Pokémon GO.

    Throughout July of 2016, an augmented reality mobile game called Pokémon GO became insanely popular.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 3 years, 10 months and 12 days have passed since July 26th, 2016.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 30 of 2016.
  • Leap Year: 2016 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Age: Anyone born on July 26th, 2016, will be 3 years of age.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1469487600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around July 26th, 2016:

  • July 1st, 2016: Zlatan Ibrahimovic transfers to Manchester United.
  • July 6th, 2016: Pokemon Go is released.
  • July 9th, 2016: UFC 200 takes place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • July 10th, 2016: Portugal win the 2016 UEFA European Championship after an extra time goal from Eder helps them secure a 1-0 victory over France.
  • July 11th, 2016: Love Island: Cara De La Hoyde and Nathan Massey are crowned as winners.
  • July 13th, 2016: Theresa May becomes the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • July 14th, 2016: 87 people are killed in Nice, France when a cargo truck is driven into crowds celebrating Bastille Day .
  • July 15th, 2016: The movie Ghostbusters (a reboot of the original) is released in movie theaters.
  • July 15th, 2016: The first season of Stranger Things is released on Netflix.
  • July 15th, 2016: Donald Trump announces Mike Pence as his running mate.
  • July 22nd, 2016: The movie Star Trek Beyond (2016) is released in movie theaters.
  • July 29th, 2016: The video game Batman: Return to Arkham is released on the PS4 and XBO.
  • August 2nd, 2016: Instagram launches its new "Instagram Stories" feature.
  • August 4th, 2016: QuakeCon takes place in Dallas, Texas
  • August 5th, 2016: The movie Suicide Squad (2016) is released in movie theaters.
  • August 5th, 2016: The 2016 Summer Olympics begin in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • August 9th, 2016: Football: Everton defender John Stones joins Manchester City.
  • August 11th, 2016: A video is released showing former Toronto mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine.
  • August 17th, 2016: Gamescom takes place in Cologne, Germany
  • August 18th, 2016: It is announced that American blog Gawker will be ceasing all operations.
  • August 20th, 2016: UFC 202: Conor McGregor defeats Nate Diaz in a rematch.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 26th, 2016, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2016 was the year of the Monkey (Yang Water).
  • Native American Zodiac: July 26th, 2016 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.

2016 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2016.

"Game Shakers" - "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn" - "Henry Danger" - "Girl Meets World" - "Sheriff Callie's Wild West" - "Paw Patrol" - "Doc McStuffins" - "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 26th of July:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on July 26th, 2016.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on July 26th, 2016 was probably conceived around the 17th of October, 2015. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 26th, 2016 is the 5th of May, 2017. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Pokemon Go - Augmented reality mobile game based on the Pokemon series.
  • Inside - Puzzle-platformer adventure game.
  • Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Lego-themed action-adventure game.
  • Overwatch - Team-based multiplayer first-person shooter.
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief's End - Action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog.

26th of July

Events that have occurred on the 26th of July:

  • July 26th, 1953: The Cuban Revolution begins.
  • July 26th, 1984: Serial Killer Ed Gein dies from lung cancer at the Mendota Mental Health Institute.
  • July 26th, 2002: Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) is released.
  • July 26th, 2002: Kate Lawler wins the 3rd season of the reality TV series "Big Brother" (UK).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about July 26th, 2016.

  • 1,412 days have passed since this date.
  • 121,996,800 seconds have passed since the July 26th, 2016.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 142,329,600 times.
  • Since July 26th, 2016, earth has travelled approximately 62,950,348,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 20,332,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 10,491,725 steps. That's about 4,663 miles!
  • Since this date, 1,463,962 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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