On this day: December 26

POSTED: 05:00 PM PST Dec 24, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Dec 25, 2014 

Congress memorializes George Washington, Babe Ruth's contract is sold to the Yankees, Kwanzaa is celebrated for the first time, and a killer tsunami rolls across the Indian Ocean, all on this day.

OTD December 26 - Babe Ruth
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1919: Babe Ruth of the Boston Red Sox is sold to the New York Yankees by owner Harry Frazee.

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