December 26th

 

 

 

 

December 26th, 1606

” King Lear ” by Shakespeare premieres.

 

 

 

December 26th, 1891

Henry Miller is born. The great American novelist and painter.He managed to break the existing writing forms and developed a new one consisting of different elements. His most famous works  are Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn and Black Spring.

 

December 26th, 1893

Mao Tse- Tung is born.He was a Chinese communist and political leader who led People’s Republic of    China from 1949 until his death in 1976.

 

 

 

December 26th, 1982

Time magazine ‘s Man of the Year is for the first time a non human , the personal computer.

 

 

December 26th, 2004

A 9.3 magnitude earthquake causes a tsunami devastating  Sri Lanka , India, Indonesia,  Thailand, Malaysia ans Maldives killing over 230.000 people.

 

 

 

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