December 26th

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The December 26 is the 360th day of the Gregorian calendar (the 361st in leap years ), thus remain fifth day until the end of the year. In many countries, December 26th applies. as Christmas Day .

Historic anniversaries
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Events

Politics and world events

1805: France's Foreign Minister Talleyrand , signatory of the Bratislava Peace
1825: Decembrist uprising
1943: Battleship Scharnhorst
2004: The result of the 2nd runoff election to Oblast

economy

1945: CFA franc zone (later divided)

science and technology

Culture

Milan Scala

December 26th is also a day of world premieres at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice , see there for details . In 1837, after a fire in the previous year and the completion of the renovation work, the theater reopened with the world premiere of the opera Rosmunda di Ravenna by Giuseppe Lillo by Archduke Rainer .

religion

795: Leo III.

Disasters

1999: In the Black Forest to Lothar
  • 1999 : Hurricane Lothar devastated parts of Northern and Western Europe at over 200 km / h and cost over 100 lives.
  • 2003 : In a severe earthquake measuring 6.6 to 6.8 on the Richter scale in the southeastern province of Kerman in Iran, the city of Bam is largely destroyed. 30,000 to 60,000 people are killed.
2004: Tsunami in Thailand

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

Frederick II (* 1194)

18th century

19th century

1801-1850

1851-1900

Henry Miller (* 1891)

20th century

1901-1925

1926-1950

Uli Stein (* 1946)

1951-1975

1976-2000

Beth Behrs (* 1985)

Died

Before the 17th century

17th and 18th centuries

19th century

Heinrich Schliemann († 1890)

20th century

1901-1950

1951-2000

Harry S. Truman († 1972)
Karl Schiller († 1994)

21st century

Holidays and memorial days

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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