December 26

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 26. From 1900 until now. December 26 is under the sign of Capricorn. Famous birthdays on this day include Jared Leto (1971), Kit Harington (1986) and Jean Ferrat (1930). Several movies were released around December 26 over the years, such as Chhoti Si Baat in 1975 directed by Basu Chatterjee and Little Caesar in 1930 directed by Mervyn LeRoy.
But much more happened on December 26 over the years: find out below

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Which were the most popular Movies released around December 26 over the years?
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Chhoti Si Baat

Chhoti Si Baat

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Basu Chatterjee

Starring: Ashok Kumar, Vidya Sinha, Amol Palekar, Asrani

Little Caesar

Little Caesar

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Glenda Farrell, William Collier Jr.

Country: United States of America

Grandma's Boy

Grandma's Boy

Release year: 2005

Directed by: Nicholaus Goossen

Starring: Allen Covert, Linda Cardellini, Shirley Jones, Peter Dante

Dastan

Dastan

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Abdul Rashid Kardar

Starring: Suraiya, Raj Kapoor, Veena, Suresh

7 Women

7 Women

Release year: 1965

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Sue Lyon, Margaret Leighton, Flora Robson

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 26?


Holidays

  • The first day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Boxing Day in the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • 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.
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Events

  • 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump make an unannounced post-Christmas visit to troops at the Al Asad Airbase in Iraq, their first visit to a combat zone since taking office. (BBC) (The Washington Post)
  • 2017 Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen: According to emergency services and the Houthi-owned Al Masirah, Saudi Arabian coalition air strikes kill 15 people and wound 60 at al-Shahra souq, a popular market in Taiz Governorate. (Al Jazeera) (Het Laatste Nieuws)
  • 2016 American Actor George S. Irving, best known for being one of the last members of the original production of Oklahoma! and voicing Heat Miser from The Year Without a Santa Claus, dies at age 94. (The Hollywood Reporter)
  • 2015 At least one person is injured and another is arrested after a machete attack at Intu Bromley shopping centre in the United Kingdom during the busy annual Boxing Day sales. A motive or possible link to terrorism has not yet been established. (The Guardian)
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Books

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Tracy And Hepburn by Garson Kanin

Tracy And Hepburn

Year: 1971

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This classic Hollywood memoir is again available, now with a new foreword by the author. Spence Tracy and Kate Hepburn were the couple everyone knew of but no one really knew

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

Year: 2006

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction: a true crime story that will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence. SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES “Both an American tragedy and …

A Night Without Armor by Jewel Kilcher

A Night Without Armor

Year: 1998

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One of the most respected artists in popular music today, Jewel is much more than a music industry success with her debut album selling more than 10 million copies.

The Book Of Virtues by William J. Bennett

The Book Of Virtues

Year: 1994

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Responsibility. Courage. Compassion. Honesty. Friendship. Persistence. Faith. Everyone recognizes these traits as essentials of good character. In order for our children to develop such traits, we have to offer them examples

Poland by James A. Michener

Poland

Year: 1983

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In this sweeping novel, James A. Michener chronicles eight tumultuous centuries as three Polish families live out their destinies. The Counts Lubonski, the petty nobles Bukowksi, and the peasants Buk are at some times fiercely united, at others tragically divided.

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