What Happened on December 26, 2019

Historical Events

  • Annular solar eclipse visible from South and South East Asia

Famous Deaths

  • Eigil Nielsen, Danish soccer midfielder (10 caps; Basel), dies at 71
  • Elbert Dubenion, American football wide receiver and running back (AFL All Star 1964; Buffalo Bills), dies from complications related to Parkinson's disease at 86
  • Jerry Herman, American musical theater composer (Hello, Dolly!; Mame; La Cage aux Folles), dies at 88
2019 Highlights

About December 26, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey
  • UK #1 Song: I Love Sausage Rolls - Ladbaby