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  December 26 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
December 26 is the 360th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, 361st in leap years.
December 26 is a public holiday in most Christian countries, a notable exception being 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).
December 25 - December 27 - November 26 - January 26 -- listing of all days
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/December_26   (1440 words)

 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, known by the scientific community as the Sumatra-Andaman earthquake, was an undersea earthquake that occurred at 00:58:53 UTC (07:58:53 local time) on December 26, 2004.
Some scientists confirm that the December earthquake had activated Leuser Mountain, a volcano in Aceh province along the same range of peaks as Talang, while the 2005 Sumatran earthquake had sparked activity in Lake Toba, an ancient crater in Sumatra.
Geologists say that the eruption of Mount Talang in April 2005 is connected to the December earthquake.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2004_Indian_Ocean_earthquake   (6420 words)

 December 2004
On December 3 the Supreme Court invalidates the result of the recent presidential election, calling for a repeat of the runoff between Yanukovych and Viktor Yushchenko, to be held on December 26.
A runoff is held on December 26, and Morozov is elected governor with 52.8% of the vote against 20.6% for Barzhanova and 25.1% against all.
A runoff is held on December 26, and Maksyuta is reelected with 51.1% of the vote against 38.7% for Volkov and 9.1% against all.
www.rulers.org /2004-12.html   (1989 words)

 The Great Earthquake and Tsunami of 26 December 2004 in Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean - Prelimiminary Report by ...
The region where the great earthquake occurred on 26 December 2004, marks the seismic boundary formed by the movement of the Indo-Australian plate as it collides with the Burma subplate, which is part of the Eurasian plate.
The epicenter of the 26 December 2004 earthquake was near the triple point junction of three tectonic plates where major earthquakes and tsunamis have occurred in the past.
In fact, the 26 December 2004 earthquake occurred along the section that did not rupture during the 1861 earthquake.
www.drgeorgepc.com /Tsunami2004Indonesia.html   (6022 words)

 WHRnet Issue - December 26 Reflections
On December 26th 2004, a cold, cold Sunday in the Ukrainian countryside of Kalush, my colleague and I would begin what would be a 24 hour shift to monitor this democratic process.
On December 3, 2004 following a ruling of the Supreme Court of Ukraine and a subsequent decision of the Central Election Commission of Ukraine on 4 December, a re-run of the second round was scheduled for December 26 2004.
I was in Ottawa by the 19th of December and in Kiev on the 21st.
www.whrnet.org /docs/issue-december_reflections.html   (1232 words)

 National Institute of Oceanography, India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On 26th December 2004 the Indian coastline experienced the most devastating tsunami in recorded history.
The tsunami was triggered by an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 on the Richter scale at 3.4° N, 95.7° E off the coast of Sumatra in the Indonesian Archepelago at 06:29 hrs IST (00:59 hrs GMT).
The earthquake of 26th December 2004 occurred off northwest of Sumatra is not an unusual earthquake from the Plate Tectonics point of view.
www.nio.org /jsp/tsunami.jsp   (912 words)

 Peace Corps Online | December 26, 2001 - Charleston Gazette : RPCV serves as Chaplain to help heal souls at hospital
December 26, 2001 - Charleston Gazette : RPCV serves as Chaplain to help heal souls at hospital
Cosner, 26, who suffered head and chest injuries and a broken leg when the tree fell, is sedated.
While she appears to be conscious, she is incommunicative, and it's not clear whether she realizes her husband Jason, who was also 26, is dead.
peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/2629/6468.html   (1100 words)

 - DAWN - Latest Stories; December 26, 2005
Hyderabad, December 26, (PPI): Hundreds of tribesmen from Bugti and Mari tribes living in Sindh held a protest demonstration here on Monday against the 'military operation' in Balochistan.
MADRID, Dec 26 (AFP) The wife of suspected Al-Qaeda militant Mustafa Setmariam Nasar said her husband, who was supposedly arrested in Pakistan in late October, was being held by other forces and not the Pakistanis, according to an interview published in the Spanish daily El Mundo.
TOKYO, Dec 26 (AFP) - Rescuers on Monday pulled the body of a fourth passenger from the twisted and snow-blown wreckage of a train that crashed in northern Japan after derailing during a blizzard.
www.dawn.com /2005/12/26/welcome.htm   (5075 words)

 *Ø*  Wilson's Almanac free daily ezine | Book of Days | December 26 Part 1 | Twelve Days of Christmas Wren day ...
The first day is December 26 and the twelfth and last is Epiphany, ie, January 6.
December 25, and certainly it’s during this period that the famous
Boxing Day is a public holiday observed in Australia and many other Commonwealth countries on December 26.
www.wilsonsalmanac.com /book/dec26.html   (3339 words)

 December 26 - 31   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Don was born on December 9, 1929, in Sheffield, Iowa, to Arthur and Catherine (Yetzen) Humburg.
On December 26, 1941, Dick was united in marriage with Wilma Brand in Princeton, Mo. Dick served with the U.S. Army during World War II and saw overseas duty when he was stationed in the British Isles.
Blanche Pauline Rouse Elliott was born June 26, 1910, at Elma, the daughter of William and Pauline (Schrieber) Rouse.
www.pafways.org /obituaries/mcgg/2002/dec6.htm   (10137 words)

 RIA Novosti - Announcements - December 26, 2005 - January 26, 2006 calendar
December 26, 2005 - January 26, 2006 calendar
MOSCOW - A special meeting of cochairmen of the Joint Control Commission for the Georgian-South Ossetian conflict resolution on the demilitarization of the conflict zone (until December 28).
MOSCOW - The all-Russia forum on the education and healthy development of schoolchildren and students (until December 28).
en.rian.ru /announcements/20051223/42670110.html   (574 words)

 Equine Herpes Quarantine Update | December 26, 2005 | Turfway Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
According to Dr. Stout, “At the current time, other horses in Barn 26 who may have been exposed to this virus are not exhibiting clinical signs of EVH-1 infection.
We have reports that each of those horses appears to be in satisfactory condition with no negative effects resulting from exposure.” All horses domiciled in Barn 26 were required to be tested to determine if virus were present in their bloodstream or nasal secretions.
Continued testing of those horses located in Barn 26 will be conducted on Wednesday, December 28, 2005, to confirm no further evidence of spread of the disease, with possible return to segregated training as early as Saturday, December 30, 2005.
www.turfway.com /cgi-bin/PressRelease/pressrelease.cgi?id=375130387&action=archive   (608 words)

 Talking Points Memo: by Joshua Micah Marshall: December 26, 2004 - January 01, 2005 Archives
December 26, 2004 - January 01, 2005
The Post also has a list of relief agencies accepting donations for work in the tsunami zone and photo essays (linked from the main image on the front page) that you should see.
The president and the White House have now compared their build-up to the Iraq war with their push to phase out Social Security enough times that it seems worth creating a detailed taxonomy of the Bush White House approach to major policy initiatives in order to predict their efforts over the next two years.
www.talkingpointsmemo.com /archives/week_2004_12_26.php   (4804 words)

 Saints of December 26
He succeeded Saint Peter the Martyr of Verona as inquisitor general and, like him, was murdered by heretics (Benedictines).
35; feast day in the East is December 27; bother feast days on August 3 to commemorate the rediscovery of Stephen's relics, and on May 7 their translation to Rome.
Born at Cascante, Spanish Navarre, March 22, 1847; died December 26, 1896; beatified in 1950; canonized by Pope Paul VI in 1975; feast day formerly on January 18.
www.saintpatrickdc.org /ss/1226.htm   (1692 words)

 December 26, 1999
By the time December 31 rolls around it will probably be up to 100,000.
The hairdresser who cut my hair in St John told me she’s been at previous Foxy’s New Year’s events in Great Harbour and is planning to kayak over and camp out for 4 or 5 days this year.
Which meant we had to hand steer and this is a very big boat in very strong winds -- 26 hours of that would really have been exhausting for the two of us.
www.aboardlulu.com /lulu19991226.htm   (10967 words)

 NucNews - December 26, 2001
NEW DELHI, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- India's defense minister said the country's missile systems are "in position" along the border with Pakistan amid growing tension between the nuclear rivals.
Tomomitsu Niimi, former ``home affairs minister'' of the Aum Shinri Kyo cult, is being tried in for the murders of 26 people in seven separate attacks, including the 1995 subway attack and the slaying of a lawyer and his family.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 26 () -- Antibodies from camels, the ancient "ships of the desert" of the Holy Land, may one day prove to be a key new weapon against cancer cells and deadly germs that resist other remedies.
nucnews.net /nucnews/2001nn/0112nn/011226nn.htm   (20816 words)

 Phuket Tsunami History - Phuket Beaches Review after the days following the wave
On 26 December 2005, the Thai Government will be organizing a Tsunami commemorative event to remember those we lost, to celebrate life for those who survived and in gratitude for the sympathy and generosity Thailand received from the rest of the world in the aftermath of the Tsunami.
Original passport, air ticket, receipt of air ticket, confirmation of sponsorship from the Thai Authority and a photocopy of each must be produced for the reimbursement.
Two nights accommodation (room with breakfast), on the nights of 25 and 26 December 2005, can be reimbursed at the actual rate shown on the receipt, but not exceeding the rate set by the Thai Government during the above dates (details to be confirmed).
www.phuket.com /tsunami-commemoration.htm   (1200 words)

 EDGAR Unavailable on December 26, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Friday, December 26, 2003 has been declared a Federal Holiday.
Eastern Time on Wednesday, December 24 through Sunday, December 28.
SEC website users should note that all the usual EDGAR database search features will be available throughout the holidays, but that the "latest filings" feature will, of course, reflect the system closure noted above.
www.sec.gov /info/edgar/ednews/edclosed122603.htm   (84 words)

 I, Cringely . December 26, 2002 - When Is 64 Not Two Times 32? | PBS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
December 26, 2002 - When Is 64 Not Two Times 32?
The fussy old toad pictured here was the original “I, Cringely” mascot, circa 1997.
This will be good for AMD, because it will validate their 64-bit technology in the marketplace, and embarrassing for Intel, but what the heck.  It's just how pecking orders work.
www.pbs.org /cringely/pulpit/pulpit20021226.html   (297 words)

 Alex Barnett blog : Monday, December 26, 2005 - Posts
It gives me chance to get through some of books I've been been meaning to read and some podcasts I've been eager to listen to.
One of these books is The Social Life of Information, originally published at the end of the last Read More
posted Monday, December 26, 2005 11:36 AM by alexbarn
blogs.msdn.com /alexbarn/archive/2005/12/26.aspx   (65 words)

 December 26 Comp @ PriceOfFreedom.com (Price of Freedom)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
December 26 Comp @ PriceOfFreedom.com (Price of Freedom)
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www.priceoffreedom.com /encyclopedia/December_26   (1138 words)

 Reno News and Review December 26, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Aurora feels comfortable in these pants, big T-shirts and a largish pair of grubby white tennis shoes that she never has to untie.
One brisk December morning, not long after a vicious windstorm had blown Reno's motto off the downtown arch, Aurora rode the elevator up to the roof of a downtown parking garage.
She walked to the edge and leaned over, scanning the roads and intersections of downtown Reno.
www.newsreview.com /reno/Content?oid=oid:19403   (2634 words)

 TIME.com: TIME Magazine -- December 26, 1994 Vol. 144 No. 26
TIME.com: TIME Magazine -- December 26, 1994 Vol.
Contents Page December 26, 1994-January 2, 1995 -- Vol.
December 26, 1994 - January 2, 1995 Vol.
www.time.com /time/magazine/0,9263,7601941226,00.html   (433 words)

 December 26, 1999
Thoreau's entries for the 26th of December don't mention Christmas or Boxing Day or whatever, either.
It was too funny and too obviously sincere to be taken as a sacrilege.
I come home to the flashing lights of a fire truck in the parking lot and a gas company truck blocking the car that is blocking my parking space.
bluetarpenterprises.com /journal/1999/91226.htm   (1047 words)

 Universe Today - What's Up This Week - December 26 - December 31, 2005
Tuesday, December 27 - Born today in 1571 was Johannes Kepler - Danish astronomer and assistant to Tycho Brahe.
Wednesday, December 28 - If weather provides you with clear skies this evening, let's work on a study that is within both binocular and telescopic ability.
Thursday, December 29 - Heads up to my friends "down under!" On this universal date, the Moon will make a spectacular occultation of Antares for northern Australia.
www.universetoday.com /am/publish/whatsup_dec26_2005.html   (1061 words)

 Ben Maller : Archives - December 26, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rumors from December 26, 2004: College Rumors and Notes, MLB Rumors and Notes, NBA Rumors and Notes, NFL Rumors and Notes, Odd Notes and Stuff
Following the Jets' loss to the Steelers two weeks ago, an irate Jet fan sent his TV remote control, smashed into pieces, in an envelope demanding that the Jets reimburse him for it because their play in Pittsburgh caused him to mutilate it.
But with his Bulls now 8-5 in December and assured of their first winning month in six years, Paxson is taking care not to break up a good thing.
www.benmaller.com /archives/2004/december/26.html   (11143 words)

 Home sales off in December - Jan. 26, 1998
NEW YORK (CNNfn) - Sales of existing homes unexpectedly fell during December, the National Association of Realtors said Monday.
     Despite the decrease, the December figures were still 8.6 percent higher than the same month in 1996.
     During December, the national median price for existing single-family homes was $125,800, up 5.9 percent from the December 1996 price of $118,800.
money.cnn.com /1998/01/26/economy/housing   (347 words)

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