On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 1979

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Soviet Special forces take over presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Daughtry, American singer, born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina
  • Dimitry Vassiliev, Russian ski jumper, born in Ufa, Russia
  • Fabi├ín Carini, Uruguayan footballer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Mzbel [Nana Akua Amoah], Ghanaian singer (16 Years, Saucy Girl), born in Accra, Ghana