(Saturday, December 26, 1992, Boxing Day, 6:40 p.m. GMT) — Behind The Lens, the Arena documentary on Linda McCartney’s photographic career, premiered today on BBC2 in the UK. It included interviews with rock star husband Paul McCartney, plus friends and associates, and showed a selection of her rock photos of the Beatles, Doors, Stones, Hendrix, Who, Joplin and others.
Video: 'Minnesota Massacre of 1862' (Dec. 26, 1862, at 7:05)
(Friday, December 26, 1862, part of Sioux Wars and the American Indian Wars) — 38 Santee Sioux Indians were hanged today in Mankato, Minnesota, for their roles in an August 1862 uprising that had claimed the lives of hundreds of white settlers. It remains the largest mass execution in American history.