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 Deedar in 1951 directed by Nitin Bose and C.I.D. in 1956 directed by Raj Khosla.
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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Deedar

Deedar

Release year: 1951

Directed by: Nitin Bose

Starring: Nargis, Ashok Kumar, Dilip Kumar, Nimmi

C.I.D.

C.I.D.

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Raj Khosla

Starring: Dev Anand, Shakila, Johnny Walker, K.N. Singh

Gunga Jumna

Gunga Jumna

Release year: 1961

Directed by: Nitin Bose

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Nasir Khan, Azra

Freedom Writers

Freedom Writers

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Hilary Swank, Imelda Staunton, Patrick Dempsey, Scott Glenn

The Land Before Time

The Land Before Time

Release year: 2006

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Judith Barsi, Helen Shaver

Country: United States of America

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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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Charming Billy by Alice McDermott

Charming Billy

Year: 1998

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Billy Lynch's family and friends have gathered to comfort his widow, and to pay their respects to one of the last great romantics.

Wings by Danielle Steel

Wings

Year: 1994

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From a house on the edge of her family's dusty farmland airstrip near Chicago, the child Cassie O'Malley would sneak into the night to look at the planes sitting shimmering in the moonlight.

The Human Body by Jonathan Miller

The Human Body

Year: 1983

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Three-dimensional and movable illustrations enable the reader to experience the mechanisms by which one thinks, sees, hears, moves and stays alive.

Eisenhower At War 1943-1945 by David Eisenhower

Eisenhower At War 1943-1945

Year: 1986

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Eisenhower: At War 1943-1945, by Eisenhower, David

The Last Precinct by Patricia Cornwell

The Last Precinct

Year: 2000

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The new era of Scarpetta begins…In this #1 New York Times bestselling novel, Patricia Cornwell takes her readers deeper into Kay Scarpetta’s heart and soul than ever before….Thwarting

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