Friday 26 December 1902
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).
Los héroes del sitio de Zaragoza, directed by , was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902
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- Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
- Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
- Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
- Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
- Mandala Pooja at Sabarimala in Kerala, India
- First day of Kwanzaa
- First day of Junkanoo street parade in the Bahamas (the second day is on the New Year's Day)
- Wren day in Ireland and the Isle of Man.
- Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
- The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- St. Stephen's Day, a public holiday in Catalonia, Croatia, Czech Republic, and the Republic of Ireland.
- R.C. Saints - Saint Stephen
- South Africa - Day of Goodwill, a public holiday
- Slovenia - Independence and Unity Day (1990)
- Elisha Cook Jr: San Francisco, California -- Actor (Maltese Falcon, Shane, Magnum PI).
- Anatoli Lvovich Kaplan: Russian painter (d. 1980).
- Anatoli Kaplan: Russian painter and sculptor (d. 1980).
- Most knock downs in a fight, Oscar Nelson (5) and Christy Williams (42).
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