On This Day: December 26th
This is 360th day of the year and 5 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—28 Kislev 5780
- Chinese calendar—the 1st day of the 12th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Christopher Columbus established the first Spanish settlement in the New World.
1893–1976, Founder of People's Republic of China
Carlton Fiskbaseball player
Steve Allencomedian, actor, author
Frederick IIHoly Roman emperor
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.