2019, Babar Azam First ICC World Cup Century On this day June 26, 2019, Pakistan top-order batsman, Babar Azam scored his first ICC World Cup century against New Zealand at Birmingham. Pakistan won by 6 wickets New Zealand scored 237 for 6 and James Neesham hit 97 runs.
1997, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone book published On this day June 26, 1997, British author J. K. Rowling debut novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone book published in the United Kingdom by Bloomsbury with an initial print run of 1,000
2000, Sir Arthur C. Clarke is Knighted On this day May 26, 2000, Sir Arthur Charles Clarke is knighted “for services to literature” at a ceremony in Colombo. The award of a knighthood has been announced in 1998 New Year Honours list and two years after the title