December 26-National Days, Birthday and Important Past Events

December 26 2023 is Tuesday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date.

Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on December 26

Find out about important past events, festivals, funny, weird, national days, special days & Holidays happening around the world in different countries on this day

National days on Tue Dec 26th, 2023

  • 360th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Capricorn
  • National Whiner’s Day
  • National Candy Cane Day
  • National Thank You Note Day
  • Boxing Day- Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Veer Bal Diwas
  • Slovenia Independence and Unity Day
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Past events and historical events on December 26

  • 2004-Massive tsunami Indian Ocean causes damage and kills thousands in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Thailand killed about 200,000 people and is considered one of the deadliest natural disasters
  • 1982-The December issue of Times magazine proclaimed the personal computer as the “Man of the Year”.
  • 1966-The week-long cultural holiday -First Kwanzaa celebration is among African diaspora in the United States.
  • 1947-A major snowfall burys New York City under 25.8 inches of snow in 16 hours, causing 80 deaths.
  • 1941-Fourth Thursday of November set as Thanksgiving Day in the US and the holiday has been celebrated officially in the United States since 1863.
  • 1941-Winston Churchill addresses a joint session of Congress to update them on the war in Europe.
  • 1898-The Curies announce the existence of the radioactive element Radium

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on December 26

Famous Celebrities birthdays on 26th December
  • 1990-Andy Biersack-American pianist and singer-songwriter
  • 1971-Jared Leto-American Actor and Lead Vocalist
  • 1956-David Sedaris -American comedian, author and radio host.
  • 1893-Mao Zedong -Chinese military leader and politician.
  • 1891-Henry Miller – American author and painter.
  • 1837-George Dewey -American Admiral.
  • 1791-Charles Babbage -English mathematician and engineer who invented the Difference engine

FAQ / People Also Ask

1. Which Day is 26th December 2023?

  • 26th December is Monday
  • 360th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Capricorn

2. Special Day on December 26

  • Boxing Day – Many British imperial countries celebrate Boxing Day on December 26. It began as a day to present gifts to upper-class household employees but has become a shopping holiday. It’s a popular day to return Christmas gifts.

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