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December 26, 1893 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in History


Person of interestMao Zedong

Mao Zedong, Chinese revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party of China (1949-76), born in Shaoshan, Hunan (d. 1976)

Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party Mao Zedong
Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party
Mao Zedong

Deaths in History

  • Victor Schœlcher, French abolitionist writer, dies at 89