Today in History for 26th December 2004

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Historical Events

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- A 9.3 magnitude earthquake creates a tsunami causing devastation in Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, the Maldives and many other areas around the rim of the Indian Ocean, killing 230,000 people.

Famous Weddings

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- "Kill Bill" actress David Carradine (67) weds Annie Berman (43) at the seaside in Malibu

Famous Deaths

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- Aki Sirkesalo, Finnish musician, in 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (b. 1962)
- Jonathan Drummond-Webb, South African pediatric heart surgeon (b. 1959)
- Marianne Heiberg, Norwegian mediator (b. 1945)
- Mieszko Talarczyk, Lead singer/Guitarist of grindcore band, Nasum, in 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (b. 1974)
- Reggie White, American football player (b. 1961)
- Sigurd Køhn, Norwegian jazz musician, in 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (b. 1959)
- Sir Angus Ogilvy, British businessman, husband of Princess Alexandra of Kent (b. 1928)
- Troy Broadbridge, Australian rules footballer, in 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (b. 1980)

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