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By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : June 26, 2020, 08:20
Duration : 01:49

June 26th: Some major events that happened on this day in history

On this day in the year 1498, The Chinese emperor invented the toothbrush. the first toothbrush was a set of hogback bristles set into a piece of bone or bamboo. FIRST EVER GRAND PRIX MOTOR RACE WAS HELD AT THE LE MANS CIRCUIT OF FRANCE. France had the largest automobile industry in Europe at the time, and in an attempt to better reflect this the Grand Prix had no limit to the number of entries by any particular country. On April 25, 1945, the United Nations Conference on International Organization convened in San Francisco with 50 nations represented. Three months later, during which time Germany had surrendered, the final Charter of the United Nations was unanimously adopted by the delegates. On June 26 representatives of 50 nations signed the United Nations Charter in San Francisco. Elvis Presley performed the last concert of his life at Indiana, USA for a crowd of 18,000. He passed away in his Memphis mansion, Graceland, on August 16, 1977, at the age of 42. the first book of the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, was first published. the books have found immense popularity, critical acclaim and commercial success worldwide with even film series based on the books made.
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