On This Day

What Happened on December 26, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • American Colin O'Brady is the first person to cross Antarctica solo and unassisted after 54 days at the Ross Ice Shelf

Famous Deaths

  • Sono Osato, American Japanese ballet dancer and actress, dies at 99
  • Theodore Antoniou, Greek conductor and composer (Paean, Celebration), dies at 83
  • Wendy Beckett, South African British nun and TV art critic, dies at 88