How long until December 26, 2020 ?
There are 264 days until December 26, 2020
Famous birthdays of December 26
- (2007) Evie Dearsley: British child, the second-born of three...
- (2002) McKenzie Morales: Dancer.
- (2002) Eve Clone: European first human cloned birth, a...
- (2000) Samuel Sevian: American chess player.
- (2000) Isac Elliot: Pop Singer.
Holidays and feasts of December 26
- 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
Facts of December 26
- (1926) The short-lived Western Australian Secession League is founded.
- (1979) The One Child Policy is introduced in China - it has since prevented about 400 million births.
- (1963) For the first time in four consecutive years, the film ''The Wizard of Oz'' is not telecast. Reasons for this remain unknown to this day, but because the film at that time was telecast during the second week of December and the nation was still in mourning over the Kennedy assassination then, it could be that CBS executives decided it would be inappropriate to show it less than three weeks after such a tragic event.
- (2012) In ice hockey, the 2013 IIHF World U20 Championship begins today in Ufa, Russia with 10 teams split into two groups of five. (IIHF)
- (2015) Heavy rain from the fifth officially named storm of the season leads to serious flooding across Lancashire and Yorkshire in northern England. (BBC)
December 26 over the years: how did the world look like on December 26 in the past 120 years ?
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