On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 2006

Historical Events

  • At 40 years, 268 days, Teddy Sheringham scores for West Ham United in a 2-1 loss to Portsmouth at Upton Park, London; becomes oldest goalscorer in EPL history
  • The 2006 Hengchun earthquake with 7.1 magnitude hit Taiwan.

Famous Deaths

  • Enrique Antonio "Tony" Silvester, Panamanian-American R&B singer-songwriter (The Main Ingredient - "Everybody Plays the Fool"), dies at 65

Gerald Ford

Gerald Ford [Leslie King], 38th US President (R: 1974-77) and 41st US Vice President (R: 1973-74), dies at 93

  • Ivar Formo, Norwegian skier (b. 1951)
2006 Highlights

About December 26, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

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