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 This day in History - December 26
359 Historic Events for December 26
1989

Peggy Thorpe-Bates, actress (Alcatraz Island), dies

Death
1989

Lennox Berkeley, composer, dies at 86

Death
1990

Nancy Cruznan, accident victim/right-to-die case, dies at 33

Death
1990

Reggie Williams becomes 1st GM of WLAF's NY-NJ Knights

Event
1990

Garry Kasparov beats Antatoly Karpov to retain chess championship

Event
1990

Senior Professional Baseball Association folds

Event
1991

Dehl Berti, actor (John Taylor-Guns of Paradise), dies at 70

Death
1991

Sam Cresson, dies at 73

Death
1991

NY Islander Derek King ties NJ Devils 5-5 with « second left

Event
1991

Militant Sikhs kill 55 and wound 70 in India

Event
1991

Chuck Knolls retires as NFL coach after 23 years

Event
1991

Jack Ruby's gun sells for $220,000 in auction

Event
1992

Constance Carpenter, actress (2 Worlds), dies of stroke at 87

Death
1992

Nikita Magaloff, Russian/Swiss pianist, dies at 80

Death
1992

Bert [Lambertus H] Voeten, Dutch poet (Antipodes), dies at 74

Death
1992

NY Jet announcer Marty Glickman retires at 75

Event
1992

John G Kemeny, US computer pioneer (BASIC), dies

Death
1993

Antonov-26 crashes at Gyumri, Armenia, 36 killed

Event
1993

Comedian Rodney Dangerfield (72) weds Joan Child (41)

Event
1993

Floyd, Nicklaus and Rodriguez wins Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge Golf Tourn

Event
1993

Jeff Morrow, actor (Robe, Harbor Lights, Blood Legacy), dies at 80

Death
1994

Asta ER Elstak, Suriname/Neth welfare worker, dies at 74

Death
1994

Johannes J "Joop" Klant, Neth/S African economist/author, dies

Death
1994

Karl Schiller, minister of RFA Economics (1966-72), dies

Death
1994

Sylvia Brandts Buys, actress (Hague's Post), dies at 85

Death