What Happened on December 26, 2001

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Crude oil prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) record one of their largest 1-day jumps of the year as traders become convinced that OPEC will follow through on production cuts

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

"Harry Potter" author J. K. Rowling (36) weds anesthesiologist Neil Murray (30) in Aberfeldy, Scotland

Novelist J. K. Rowling
J. K. Rowling

Famous Deaths

  • Nigel Hawthorne, English actor (b. 1929)