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Historical Events In December - 26

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1971  Air Canada jet on flight from Thunder Bay to Toronto hijacked to Cuba on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1971  Robert Lowery, actor (Circus Boy, Pistols 'n' Petticoats), dies at 57 on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1972  Harry S. Truman, the 33rd president of the U.S., dies in Kansas City, Missouri on December - 26.  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 December - 26.  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  Television and radio comedian Jack Benny dies in Los Angeles at age 80 on December - 26.  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 December - 26 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

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

1977  On December - 26 howard Hawks, director (Rio Lobo, Hatari!), dies at 81  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  India's former PM, Indira Gandhi, released from jail on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  Ford introduced the Taurus line of auto's,, the product of years of engineering on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  Dian Fossey, zoologist (Gorillas in the Mist), murdered at 53 on this day in history.  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 December - 26 tV soap "Search for Tomorrow" ends 35 year run  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  Elsa Lanchester, actress (Bride of Frankenstein), dies at 84 on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  John Loder, actor (Sabotage, Java Head), dies at 90 on December - 26.  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  On this day in history lennox Berkeley, composer, dies at 86  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  On this day in history garry Kasparov beats Antatoly Karpov to retain chess championship  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1990  On December - 26 nancy Cruznan, accident victim/right-to-die case, dies at 33  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  Militant Sikhs kill 55 & wound 70 in India on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  On this day in history 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  Dehl Berti, actor (John Taylor-Guns of Paradise), dies at 70 on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1992  Bert [Lambertus H] Voeten, Dutch poet (Antipodes), dies at 74 on December - 26.  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  On this day in history french commandos storm a hijacked Air France jet on the ground in Marseille, freeing 170 hostages and killing the Algerian hijackers.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1994  Asta ER Elstak, Suriname/Neth welfare worker, dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1996  On this day in history 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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1194  On this day in history birth of frederick II, Iesi Italy, German Emperor (1212-1250)/King of Sicily  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1532  Guilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (d. 1576) was born on December - 26.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1536  On this day in history birth of yi I, Korean Confucian scholar (d. 1584)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1618  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of robert Bolling, English settler in Virginia (d. 1709)  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

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Famous Deaths In December - 26

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

0268  On December - 26 death of pope Dionysius  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1350  Death of Jean de Marigny, French bishop on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1476  Death of Galeazzo Maria Sforza, duke of Milan, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1574  On December - 26 charles Guise, archbishop/cardinal of Reims, dies at 50  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1624  Simon Marius, astronomer, dies in Bavaria at 54 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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