On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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

Person of interestGerald Ford

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

38th US President Gerald Ford
38th US President
Gerald Ford
  • Ivar Formo, Norwegian skier (b. 1951)