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December 26 is the 360th day of the year (361st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 5 days remaining until the end of the year.




Holidays and observances[]

December 26 is a public holiday in most Christian countries of Protestantism tradition but is not in many Roman Catholic countries. It is not a public holiday in the United States unless Christmas Day falls on a Sunday like it did in 2005 and will again in 2011, in which it is the observed federal holiday. In Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Suriname and Scandinavia, Christmas Day and the following day are called First and Second Christmas Day.

In Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Iceland, Poland, Slovakia, and Sweden, the 26th is known as the Second day of Christmas: Stefanitag in Austria, der zweite Weihnachtsfeiertag in Germany; Δεύτερη μέρα των Χριστουγέννων in Greece; Annandag Jul in Sweden; Anden Juledag in Denmark; Antroji Kalėdų diena in Lithuania; Andre Juledag in Norway; Tweede Kerstdag in Belgium and in the Netherlands; Annar dagur jóla in Iceland; Tapaninpäivä (St. Stephen's Day) in Finland; Karácsony másnapja in Hungary; drugi dzień Świąt Bożego Narodzenia in Poland. In some of these countries it is also a public holiday. This day is also known in Spain as San Esteban, and in Italy as Santo Stefano.

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79 Familypedia people were born on December 26

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Elsie Ann Akerley (1842-1883)John Ackerley (1812-1846)Mary Elizabeth Moore (1820-1845)
Albert Arnold (1807-1881)George Arnold (1777-1851)Hannah Randall (1780-1871)
Richard Hammond Ashby (1836-1909)Nathaniel Ashby (1805-1846)Susan Hammond (1808-1851)
Sarah Atwood (1769-1850)Samuel Atwood (1735-1789)Bathsheba Crosby (1745-1789)
Elizabeth Jane Bacon (1863-1965)John Bacon (c1817-1866)Ann Maria Powers (c1812-1914)
Olfert Bakker (1774-1848)Jan Bakker (c1750-)Geertje Jans (c1750-)
Laura Eva Barnes (1886-1979)
James Blackman (1759-1842)James Blackman (1733-aft1759)Jane Hearn (bef1739-aft1759)
Ana (Nica) Bogdan (1886-1937)Leon Bogdan (1849-1917)Lucia Kogălniceanu (1852-1933)
Robert Bolling (1646-1709)John Bolling (c1615-)Mary Clark (c1620-)
Wilfred James Channell (1870-1956)John Channell (1849-1917)Winifred Elizabeth Humphreys (1851-1897)
Minnie Ethel Christie (1877-1918)James Christie (1825-1895)Harriet Brown (1833-1913)
Emma Peel Cobcroft (1841-1913)William John Cobcroft (1818-1879)Elizabeth Mary Ann Rose (1818-1908)
Thomas William Coke, 2nd Earl of Leicester of Holkham (1822-1909)Thomas William Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester of Holkham (1754-1842)Anne Amelia Keppel (1803-1844)
Daniel Cole (1614-1694)James Cole (1585-)Rebecca Collier (1589-)
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135 Familypedia people died on December 26

 FatherMotherAge at death
Abraham Addams (1786-1849)Isaac Addams (1746-1809)Barbara Ruth (1741-1832)63
Theodore Adgate (1799-1837)Asa Adgate (1767-1832)Julia Anna Allen (1774-1813)
Chester Holmes Aldrich (1871-1940)Elisha Smith Aldrich (1836-1905)Anna Elizabeth Gladding (1837-1897)
Michael Allen (1931-2006)Roland Allen (1898-1978)Violet Davy (1901-1982)
George Arbuthnot (1836-1912)John Alves Arbuthnot (1802-1875)Mary Arbuthnot (1812-1859)
Eleonore Dorothea von Anhalt-Dessau (1602-1664)Johann Georg I. von Anhalt-Dessau (1567-1618)Dorothea von Pfalz-Simmern (1581-1631)62
Sarah Servilla Austin (1856-1912)John George Austin (1814-1859)Rachael Pace (1821-)
Helen Parker Baker (1842-1933)Elijah Baker (1820-1844)Hannah Augusta Winsor (1815-)
Jane Ballantyne (1813-1901)David Ballantyne (1748-1829)Annie Bannerman (1789-1871)
Augusta Bayly (1808-1860)Nicholas Bayly (1769-1823)Sarah Laycock (1783-1820)52
Eleanor Bell (1777-1863)Thomas Bell (1732-1806)Ann Shotwell (c1750-1796)
Valdemar of Sweden (1239-1302)Birger Magnusson (c1200-1266)Ingeborg Eriksdotter of Sweden (c1212-c1254)
Cornelia Botman (1849-1909)Meindert Jansz Botman (1815-1856)Rigt Kok (1819-1893)
Jan Botman (1784-1828)Meindert Botman (1758-1828)Klaasje ter Velden (1754-1832)
Mary Ann Boxsell (1857-1932)James Boxsell (1835-1907)Mary Ann Faulks (1838-1894)75
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151 Familypedia people were first married on December 26

 FatherMotherJoined with
Albert Adams (1901-1994)George Adams (1860-1945)Alice Harriett Smith (1867-1948)May Ardlui Grant Rayner (1905-1994)
Elizabeth Alden (1625-1717)John Alden (c1599-1687)Priscilla Mullins (1602-1680)William Pabodie (1620-1707)
Karl Johan Aldrin (1866-1941)Johan Jan Henrik Aldrin (1817-1895)Brita Eriksdotter (1830-1889)Anna Nilsdotter (1858-1916)
Mary Appleton (1813-1889)Nathan Appleton (1779-1861)Maria Theresa Gold (1786-1833)Robert James Mackintosh (1811-1864)
Franz II. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1547-1619)Franz I. von Sachsen-Lauenburg (1510-1581)Sibylle von Sachsen (1515-1592)Margarete von Pommern (1553-1581)+Marie von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1566-1626)
Edward William Burgess Baglin (1906-1969)William Edward Baglin (1839-1908)Gertrude Rosa Burgess (1874-1958)Florence Eveline Jenner (1901-1994)
John Harold Bailey (1857-1936)John Bailey (1832-1877)Ellen Preston (1838-1915)Hannah Maria Sneesby (1865-1958)
Elizabeth Bartlett (1643-1713)Robert Bartlett (1603-1688)Mary Warren (1610-1683)Anthony William Sprague (1635-1719)
Pieter Beemsterboer (1798-1878)Jacob Beemsterboer (1772-1850)Maartje Pronk (1775-1802)Aaf Groot (1793-1832) + Maartje Beemsterboer (1802-1836) + Cornelia Appelman (1808-1857) + Catharina Komen (1799-1888)
Gwendoline Bennett (1902-1990)William Henry Bennett (1873-1940)Amy Charles Wearne (1872-1914)James Colin Pellow (1902-1970)
Joannes Dirksz Bergman (1759-1820)Dirk Japikse Borgman (1725-1796)Aeltie Kemme (c1725-)Sigurda van Opzeeland (1763-1797)
Ann Binney (1778-1859)John Binney (1720)Prissilah UnknownJoseph Medlin (1773-1853)
Henrietta M Blackman (1807-1851)James Blackman (1759-1842)Elizabeth Harley (1765-1842)William Merrick (1799-1874)
Hannah Bloomer (1771-1814)John Bloomer (1741-1800)Peter Buchanan (1766-1840)
Peter Buchanan (1766-1840)William Alexander Buchanan (1736-1830)Margaret Oswell (1741-1827)Hannah Bloomer (1771-1814)
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