On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 2005

Historical Events

  • Boxing Day shooting on a busy shopping street in Toronto.

Famous Deaths

  • Erich Topp, German submarine commander (b. 1914)
  • Kerry Packer, Australian businessman (b. 1937)
  • Muriel Costa-Greenspon, American mezzo-soprano (b. 1937)
  • Vincent Schiavelli, American actor, dies of cancer at 57
2005 Highlights

About December 26, 2005

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Boxing Day (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom), Christmas Day (Canada, United States)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn