What Happened on December 26, 2018

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

  • Peter Swinnerton-Dyer, English mathematician (Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture), dies at 91
  • 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
2018 Highlights

About December 26, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Thank U, Next - Ariana Grande
  • UK #1 Song: We Built This City - Ladbaby