Sunday 26 December 1915
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hans [Henri and Joseph Posch.
Old Heidelberg, directed by John Emerson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 December 1915 ?
- First day of Kwanzaa
- 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 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)
- Hans [Henri: A] Gomperts Dutch literature (Duck on Attic).
- Joseph Posch: American physician, specializing in surgery of the hand.
- Rolf Botvid: Swedish actor and screenwriter (d. 1998).
- The Irish Republican Brotherhood Military Council decides to stage a rising on Easter Sunday 1916.
- Alfred Wegener proposes the theory of Pangaea.
- Emory College is rechartered as Emory University, and plans to move its main campus from Oxford, Georgia to Atlanta.
- Lord Beaverbrook buys the ''Daily Express''.
- The first stop sign appears in Detroit, Michigan.
- Franz Kafka's short novel ''Die Verwandlung'' is first published in Germany.