All About December 26th
Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia
December 26th Holidays
Ruling planet: Saturn
Sign ruler: Saturn, Uranus
Lucky Numbers: 4, 8, 13, 22
Personality Traits: Solid, Stable, Traditional, Loves Quality.
Famous Capricorns: Tiger Woods Stephen Hawking, Bradley Cooper, Jim Carrey, Elvis Presley, Issac Newton, Muhammed Ali, Mel Gibson.
December 26th Trivia
- 1862 – Four nuns serving as volunteer nurses on board USS Red Rover are the first female nurses on a U.S. Navy hospital ship.
- 1862 – In a horrible historical tragedy, the largest mass-hanging in U.S. history took place in Mankato, Minnesota, where 38 Native Americans died.
- 1941 – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs a bill establishing the fourth Thursday in November as Thanksgiving Day in the United States.
- 1941 – Jazz musician Ella Fitzgerald weds convicted drug dealer Benny Kornegay.
- 1948 – Cardinal József Mindszenty is arrested in Hungary and accused of treason and conspiracy.
- 1950 – The movie, “Born Yesterday,” was the #1 movie.
- 1963 – The song, “Dominique,” by The Singing Nun,” was the #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard.
- 1966 – The first Kwanzaa is celebrated by Maulana Karenga, the chair of Black Studies at California State University, Long Beach.
- 1971 – Jared Leto, American actor was born in Bossier City, LA.
- 1972 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard is, “Me And Mrs. Jones,” by Billy Paul.
- 1974 – The movie, “The Godfather Part II,” starring Al Pacino was the #1 movie.
- 1979 – Chris Daughtry, American singer and American Idol contestant, was born in Roanoke Rapids, NC.
- 1982 – The movie, “Tootsie,” starring Dustin Hoffmann and Jessica Lange was the #1 movie.
- 1986 – Kit Harington, Actor was born in Acton, London.
- 1993 – The movie, “The Pelican Brief,” starring Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington was the #1 movie.
- 1993 – Comedian and actor Rodney Dangerfield marries Joan Child at Silver Bells Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas
- 1995 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboards is, “One Sweet Day Mariah,” by Carey & Boyz II Men.
- 2002 – Los Angeles Lakers center Shaquille O’Neal marries Shaunie Nelson at The Beverly Hills Hotel’s Crystal Garden.
- 2018 – Colin O’Brady, a professional endurance athlete, a motivational speaker, a world record holder became the first person in to cross the continent of Antarctica alone and without wind assistance.