On This Day

On This Day in History for December 26 (Part 2)

Events in History

  • 2005 Boxing Day shooting on a busy shopping street in Toronto.
  • 2006 The 2006 Hengchun earthquake with 7.1 magnitude hit Taiwan.
  • 2012 China opens the world’s longest high speed rail route from Beijing to Guangzhou
  • 2015 Floods in Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay displace 150,000, blamed on El Nino
  • 2018 American Colin O'Brady is the first person to cross Antarctica solo and unassisted after 54 days at the Ross Ice Shelf
  • 2019 Annular solar eclipse visible from South and South East Asia

Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Deaths in History