December 26: Day of the Week
December 26, 2021 is the 360th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 5 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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December 26 Historical Event(s)
- 1613Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset, marries Frances Howard.
- 1793Second Battle of Wissembourg: French defeat Austrians.
- 1846Trapped in snow in the Sierra Nevadas and without food, members of the Donner Party resort to cannibalism.
- 1862American Civil War: The Battle of Chickasaw Bayou begins.
- 1871Gilbert and Sullivan collaborate for the first time, on their lost opera, Thespis. It does modestly well, but the two would not collaborate again for four years.
- 1900A relief crew arrives the the lighthouse on the Flannan Isles of Scotland, only to find the previous crew has disappeared without a trace.
- 1933FM radio is patented.
- 1996Start of the largest strike in South Korean history.
- 1998Iraq announces its intention to fire upon U.S. and British warplanes that patrol the northern and southern no-fly zones.
- 2005A gang-related shooting on a busy shopping street in Toronto kills one and injures six.
Who were born on December 26?
- 1194Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1250)
- 1890Uncle Charlie Osborne, American fiddler (d. 1992)
- 1918George Rallis, Greek politician, Prime Minister of Greece (d. 2006)
- 1921Steve Allen, American comedian (d. 2000)
- 1929Régine, French singer and nightclub owner
- 1937Jay Heimowitz, American poker player
- 1954Tony Rosato, Italian-Canadian actor
- 1970James Mercer, American musician (The Shins)
- 1982Kenneth Darby, American football player
- 1985Yuu Shirota, Japanese Idol
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