All About December 26th

All About December 26th

Holidays, Horoscope and Trivia

December 26th Holidays

December 26th Horoscope sign is Capricorn

Time period: December 21 – January 20

Element: Earth
Ruling planet: Saturn
Symbol: Sea-Goat
Sign ruler: Saturn, Uranus
Birthstone: Garnet
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. Kwanzaa Candles-Kinara
  • 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 mDaughtry 2013ovie.
  • 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.
  • 2020 – Trump continues to block the stimulus package for Americans due to Coronavirus. [ABC]

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