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⭐History Of 26 December

• 2004 Massive tsunami causes damage and kills thousands in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Thailand
• 1982 The December issue of Times magazine proclaimed the personal computer as the "Man of the Year"
• 1966 First Kwanzaa celebrations
• 1941 Fourth Thursday of November set as Thanksgiving Day in the US
• 1898 The Curies announce the existence of Radium

⭐Births On This Day

• 1956 David Sedaris - American comedian, author, radio host
• 1893 Mao Zedong - Chinese military leader, politician
• 1891 Henry Miller - American author, painter
• 1837 George Dewey - American Admiral
• 1791 Charles Babbage - English mathematician, engineer, invented the Difference engine

⭐Deaths On This Day!

• 2006 Gerald Ford - American politician, 38th President of the United States
• 1997 Cornelius Castoriadis - Greek economist, philosopher
• 1974 Jack Benny - American actor, comedian
• 1972 Harry S. Truman - American colonel, politician, 33rd President of the United States
• 1890 Heinrich Schliemann - German archaeologist

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