Video: 'Death of President Gerald R. Ford CNN Coverage 12-26/12-27-2006'
(Tuesday, December 26, 2006, 6:45 p.m. PST) — Gerald Ford, the 38th President of the United States (1974-1977), having succeeded Richard Nixon upon the latter’s resignation, died tonight at his home in Rancho Mirage, California, of arteriosclerotic cerebrovascular disease and diffuse arteriosclerosis. Continue reading Former U.S. President Gerald Ford dies in Rancho Mirage, California 10 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 26 2006)
Video: 'Inside the Day JonBenet Ramsey Was Found Dead: Part 1'
(Thursday, December 26, 1996, 1:30 p.m. MST) — Six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey was found beaten and strangled today in the basement of her family’s home in Boulder, Colorado. Continue reading Six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey found beaten and strangled 20 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 26 1996)
Video: 'The Crossing Part 5 (Just a Few More Miles)'
(Thursday, December 26, 1776, 8:00 a.m. local time; during the American Revolutionary War and the American Revolution) — General George Washington’s troops surprised the 1,500 Hessian troops under the command of Colonel Johann Rall today in Trenton, New Jersey, scoring decisive a victory in in the Battle of Trenton, taking 948 prisoners while suffering only 5 wounded. Continue reading British forces suffer major defeat in Battle of Trenton 240 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 26 1776)