What Happened On 26th December 1888 In History

December 26th (1888) was a Wednesday. It's the 360th day of the year (361st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 5 days left to the end of the year.

Famous Birthdays on December 26 in 1888

  • » Marius Canard, French orientalist and historian (d. 1982)

December 26th Holidays in History

  • » Boxing Day, except when December 26 is a Sunday. If it is a Sunday, Boxing Day is transferred to December 27 by Royal Proclamation. (Commonwealth of Nations), and its related observances:
  • » Boxing Day Day of Goodwill Day of Good Will (Public holidays in South Africa South Africa and Public holidays in Namibia Namibia)
  • » Family Day Vanuatu e.g Family Day (Vanuatu)
  • » Public holidays in the Solomon Islands e.g Thanksgiving (Solomon Islands)
  • » Christian Calendar of saints called Feast Day:
  • » Abadiu of Antinoe (Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria known as Coptic Church)
  • » Earliest day on which Holy Family or Feast of the Holy Family can fall, celebrated on Sunday after Christmas or 30 if Christmas falls on a Sunday.
  • » James the Just (Eastern Orthodox Church)
  • » Saint Stephen called Stephen (Latin Church e.g Western Church)
  • » Synaxis or Synaxis of the Theotokos (Eastern Orthodox Church)
  • » December 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Independence and Unity Day (Slovenia)
  • » Mauro Hamza Day (Houston called Houston, Texas)
  • » The first day of Kwanzaa, celebrated until January 1 (United States)
  • » The first of Twelve Holy Days (Esoteric Christianity)
  • » The second day of Twelve Days of Christmas or Christmas (Western Christianity)

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World History for the 26th December