26th December 2019 History : From disastrous tsunami to element radium and other historic events

 | Updated: Dec 27, 2019, 11:48 AM IST

Turning the pages of history on what happened today, we came across some of the major inventions and a natural hazard that makes 'today', one of the eminent dates to remember! 

A coffee percolator

James H. Nason receives patent for a coffee percolator.


Madam Marie Curie and Sir Pierre Curie

Marie and Pierre Curie announce the discovery of element radium.


German battleship Scharnhorst

Norwegian Navy destroys Germany's last battleship, Scharnhorst


The Tsunami of 2004 in India

9.3 Mw Indian Ocean quake triggers a tsunami, 280,000 people killed.


Beijing-Guangzhou line put into operation in 2012

China opens the world’s longest high speed railway line between Beijing and Guangzhou.