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Historical Events In December - 26

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

1971  Air Canada jet on flight from Thunder Bay to Toronto hijacked to Cuba on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  Robert Lowery, actor (Circus Boy, Pistols 'n' Petticoats), dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  On December - 26 harry S. Truman, the 33rd president of the U.S., dies in Kansas City, Missouri.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  Harry Truman, 33rd US Pres (1945-53), dies in KC Mo at 88 on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  2 Skylab 3 astronauts walk in space for a record 7 hours on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  Soyuz 13 returns to Earth on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On this day in history harold B Lee, US head of Mormon Church, dies at 74  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  On this day in history television and radio comedian Jack Benny dies in Los Angeles at age 80.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1974  On December - 26 jack Benny, comedian (Jack Benny Show), dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  On this day in history russia begins the world's first supersonic air transport service with its Tupolev-144 run from Moscow to Alma-Ata.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  In St. John's Newfoundland a nursing home fire kills 21 elderly residents on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  Philip A Heart, (Sen-D-Mich), dies at 64 on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  On this day in history howard Hawks, director (Rio Lobo, Hatari!), dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  On this day in history india's former PM, Indira Gandhi, released from jail  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  Ford introduced the Taurus line of auto's,, the product of years of engineering on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  On this day in history dian Fossey, zoologist (Gorillas in the Mist), murdered at 53  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  M Montreal Canadien Doug Jarvis, age 31, sets a National Hockey League record as he skates in his 916th consecutive game on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  On this day in history tV soap "Search for Tomorrow" ends 35 year run  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  On this day in history elsa Lanchester, actress (Bride of Frankenstein), dies at 84  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On this day in history john Loder, actor (Sabotage, Java Head), dies at 90  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  A provisional government takes control of Romania, following the secret trial and execution of President Nicolae Ceausescu on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  Lennox Berkeley, composer, dies at 86 on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  Garry Kasparov beats Antatoly Karpov to retain chess championship on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  Nancy Cruznan, accident victim/right-to-die case, dies at 33 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  Jack Ruby's gun sells for $220,000 in auction (the gun used to kill Harvey Oswald) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  On this day in history militant Sikhs kill 55 & wound 70 in India  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  On December - 26 toronto Ontario Northwest Airlines buys 20 Dash 8 Series 100 aircraft from de Haviland for $190 million; division of Boeing Canada.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  On this day in history dehl Berti, actor (John Taylor-Guns of Paradise), dies at 70  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  Bert [Lambertus H] Voeten, Dutch poet (Antipodes), dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  Jeff Morrow, actor (Robe, Harbor Lights, Blood Legacy), dies at 80 on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  French commandos storm a hijacked Air France jet on the ground in Marseille, freeing 170 hostages and killing the Algerian hijackers on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  Asta ER Elstak, Suriname/Neth welfare worker, dies at 74 on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  On December - 26 six-year-old JonBenet Ramsey is found beaten and strangled in the basement of her family's Boulder, Colorado, home. The killing remains unsolved.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1997  John Hinde, photographer/circus promoter, dies at 81 on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In December - 26

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1194  Frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1532  On December - 26 birth of guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1536  Yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584) was born on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1542  On this day in history birth of tokugawa Ieyasu, unifier of Japan and first Tokugawa Shogun (d. 1616)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1618  On December - 26 birth of elisabeth, Paltsgravin of Rhine/abbess  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1633  On this day in history birth of charles E Biset, Flemish painter, baptised  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1646  Robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709) was born on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1660  On this day in history birth of peter Schenck, German/Neth engraver/publisher, baptised  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In December - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0267  On December - 26 dionysius, bishop of Rome/saint, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0268  Death of Pope Dionysius on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1350  On December - 26 death of jean de Marigny, French bishop  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1458  Death of Arthur III, Duke of Brittany (b. 1393) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1476  On this day in history death of galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1530  Zahir al-Din Mohammed Babur Shah, founder Mogols-dynasty, dies at 47 on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1574  Charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1624  On December - 26 simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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