December 26

December 1, 2018

On This Day

December 26

Boxing Day 

 

1908 Jack Johnson beats Canadian Tommy Burns and become the first Black boxing Heavyweight Champion 

1919 Boston Red sox sells Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees

1951 The African Queen premers Director by  John Huston starring Humphrey Bogart & Katharine Hepburn.

 

1963 Beatlemania begins in north america with the release of the songs I Want to Hold Your Hand & I Saw Her Standing There

 

1982 The Personal Computer is Time Magazines person of the Year

1983  The Iron Sheik has Bob Backland in grips of the Cobra Clutch  Arnold Skaaland manger of  Bob Backland  thorws in the towel , crowning the Sheik as new  WWF Champion. 

 

 

 

Happy Birthday

 

1893 Mao Zedong Chairman of the Communist Party of China

1921 Steve Allen Actor, Singer

1940 Phil Spector Music Producer  

1954 Ozzie Smith Baseball hall of famer 1 x World Series Championship

 

1971 Jered Leto musician in the band 30 Seconds to Mars,  actor Suicide Squad, Panic Room, & My So Called Life

 

1986 Selen Soyder model actress 

 

1991 Eden Sher Actress weeds

 

 

 

sources 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_WWE_Champions

https://www.famousbirthdays.com/december26.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/December_26

http://www.profightdb.com/this-day-in-history/12-26-2010.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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