Wednesday December 26, 2018: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

US date format: 12/26/2018, UK date format: 26/12/2018

December 26th, 2018 was the 360th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Capricorn. The day of the week was Wednesday.

Lucky, directed by John Carroll Lynch, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2018 while Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown by Jeff Kinney was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching McMafia.

The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Books

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December 26, 2018 Events

What happened on December 26, 2018?

Historical Events

  • The first time they have visited a combat zone since becoming president, the unannounced visit of President Donald Trump and First lady Melania Trump to the Al Asad Airbase in Iraq was post-Christmas.
  • Colin O'Brady, an American endurance athlete, is said to be the first to cross Antarctica unaided after a 53-day trek. However, his claim to being unaided has been disputed. Borge Ousland was the first person who crossed Antarctica unaided in 1996 and 1997.
  • Japan announces that it will resume commercial whaling in July 2019, after having withdrawn from the International Whaling Commission.
  • After an attack on three Ukrainian Navy vessels, Martial Law in Ukraine was lifted one month later.

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What happened on December 26 in history? Find out the list of December 26th major events

What was 2018 famous for? Discover everything about 2018


December 26, 2018 Famous Birthdays

Other December 26th famous birthdays

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How old am I?

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December 26, 2018 Famous Deaths

Other December 26th famous deaths

  • Gerald Ford

    American politician, lawyer, congressman, and Vice-President under Richard Nixon, 1969, and the 38th President the United States.

  • At 53, Zoologist (Gorillas In The Mist) was murdered.

  • Teena Marie

    American composer and singer (Born 1956).

  • Jason Robards

    American actor who appeared in more than 170 films over a forty-year career.

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December 26, 2018 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Capricorn personality

Who should a Capricorn marry?

Babies born in December are either Sagittarius or Capricorn. People born before December 21st are Sagittarius, while people born from December 22nd have the sign of Capricorn

Personality of December born

Chinese Zodiac

Dog chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Dog

Element: Earth

Dog personality

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December 26, 2018 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was December 26, 2018?

The day of the week was Wednesday.

December 26th marks the 359th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2018.

There are 5 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


December 26, 2018 Holidays and Observances

What is special on December 26, 2018?


  • 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.
  • 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.

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 2018

Directed by: John Carroll Lynch

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, Ron Livingston, Ed Begley Jr.

Country: United States of America

Where the Buffalo Roam

Where the Buffalo Roam

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Art Linson

Starring: Peter Boyle, Bill Murray, Bruno Kirby, Rene Auberjonois

Country: United States of America

Charlie Says

Charlie Says

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Mary Harron

Starring: Matt Smith, Hannah Murray, Suki Waterhouse, Annabeth Gish, Chace Crawford

Country: United States of America

A Simple Favor

A Simple Favor

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Paul Feig

Starring: Blake Lively, Anna Kendrick, Henry Golding, Dustin Milligan, Linda Cardellini, Jean Smart, Rupert Friend, Eric Johnson

Country: United States of America

Mile 22

Mile 22

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Peter Berg

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Lauren Cohan, Iko Uwais, Ronda Rousey, John Malkovich, Terry Kinney

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Release year: 2018

Hard Sun

Hard Sun

Release year: 2018



Release year: 2018

Directed by: Shawn Christensen

Dark Days

Dark Days

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Marc Singer

Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor

Release year: 2018

Directed by: Roger Sherman


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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown by Jeff Kinney

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown


You don't want to run out of power when you most need it. Keep the Samsung Super Charged 2.0 amp Wall Charger close at hand at work or at home to ensure that your Samsung Galaxy, or any other micro …

Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks

Every Breath


A woman returns home to find a Zimbabwean safari guide who has been summoned to America via a letter written by his father.

Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

Girl, Wash Your Face


Subtitle: "Stop believing the lies about who you are so that you can become who and what your meant to be"

The Point of It All by Charles Krauthammer

The Point of It All


Subtitle: "A lifetime of great loves and endeavors"

The Reckoning by John Grisham

The Reckoning


One morning in 1946, a decorated World War II veteran walks into his Methodist Church in Mississippi and shoots and kills his friend.

Birth chart on this day

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December 26, 2018 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

The moon phase for December 26, 2018 is Last Quarter.

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Sport Games on December 26, 2018

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates

Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $66.18
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $148.30
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $95.14
  • General Electric GE: opens at $6.99
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $108.00

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 0.8803 EUR
  • 1 USD = 111.302 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.7911 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.4147 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.3574 CAD

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