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! 


James H. Nason receives patent for a coffee percolator.



Marie and Pierre Curie announce the discovery of element radium.



Norwegian Navy destroys Germany's last battleship, Scharnhorst



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



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


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