What Happened on December 26, 2021

Famous Deaths

Desmond Tutu (1931-2021)

Anglican Archbishop of South Africa and 1984 Nobel Peace Prize winner, dies at 90

  • Dorval Rodrigues, Brazilian soccer right winger (13 caps; Santos FC, SE Palmeiras), dies at 86
  • Edward O. Wilson, American sociobiologist (world’s leading authority on ants), dies at 92
  • Karolos Papoulias, President of Greece (2005-15), dies at 92
  • Sarah Weddington, American attorney (represented "Jane Roe" in Roe v. Wade before US States Supreme Court), dies at 76
2021 Highlights

About December 26, 2021

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

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

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