June 26 in history: First Grand Prix car race is held, US began the Berlin Airlift, and more

Here is what happened today in history. 

1906

The first Grand Prix car race is held.

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1945

The United Nations Charter is signed in San Francisco.

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1948

The US begins the Berlin Airlift. 

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1979

Muhammad Ali announces his retirement from boxing.

(Photograph:WION)

1997

First book of the Harry Potter series is published.

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