Video: 'The Beatles - I Want to Hold Your Hand 1080p [HD]'
(Thursday, December 26, 1963) — Capitol Records today released the single “I Want to Hold Your Hand”/”I Saw Her Standing There” by The Beatles, which would become the first number one hit in the U.S. for the rock band from Liverpool, England. The single was released two weeks ahead of schedule due to growing demand created by radio airplay.
Video: 'Sinking the Scharnhorst Documentary on the Sinking of the Great German Battleship Scharnhorst'
(Sunday, December 26, 1943, 7:45 p.m. CEST; during World War II) — The German battleship Scharnhorst was sunk tonight by British naval forces during the Battle of the North Cape off Norway; only 36 of its crew of 1,968 survived.
Video: 'Nissan Company History Video'
(Tuesday, December 26, 1933; during the Great Depression) — Nissan Motor Company was founded today in Yokohama, Japan, as the Automobile Manufacturing Co.