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Historical Events In December - 25

Thursday, 30 June 2022

1923  Imperial Theater opens at 249 W 45th St NYC on December - 25.  

1925  Sergei Jessenin, writer, dies at 30 on this day in history.  

1926  On December - 25 hirohito became emperor of Japan (1926-1989)  

1926  Hirohito becomes emperor of Japan (1926-1989) on this day in history.  

1926  Yoshihito, 123rd Emperor of Japan (1912-26), dies at 47 on this day in history.  

1927  On December - 25 sergei D Sazonov, Russian Foreign minister (1910-16), dies at 66  

1928  Christmas Day attendance at cricket MCG (Vic v NSW) 14,887 on December - 25.  

1929  On this day in history grimmett takes 6-146 for SA, Queensland all out 380 Crowd 5,390  

1930  On December - 25 first US bobsled run open to the public (Lake Placid NY)  

1930  1st US bobsled run open to public (Lake Placid, NY) on December - 25.  

1930  On this day in history harvey Worthington Loomis, composer, dies at 65  

1931  On December - 25 new York's Metropolitan Opera broadcasts an entire opera over radio  

1931  Albert Lonergan scores 137 SA v Qld at Adelaide before 5,697 on December - 25.  

1932  December 25 First Empire Christmas Broadcast, with address by King George V. included contributions from Canada, and was distributed to all Canadian stations on December - 25.  

1932  During King George V Christmas dinner speech, his chair collapes on this day in history.  

1932  On December - 25 december 25: First Empire Christmas Broadcast, with address by King George V. included contributions from Canada, and was distributed to all Canadian stations  

1933  Another Christmas Day five-wicket haul by Clarrie Grimmett on this day in history.  

1934  On December - 25 four centuries for SA as they make 7-644 v Qld before 6,180  

1936  Belgian bishops condemn fascism & communism on this day in history.  

1936  Pierre Maurice, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1937  On this day in history arturo Toscanini conducts 1st Symphony of the Air over NBC Radio  

1938  George Cukor announces Vivien Leigh will play Scarlett O'Hara on this day in history.  

1939  On this day in history montgomery Ward introduces Rudolph the 9th reindeer  

1939  Grimmett & Ward rip through Qld except Bill Brown (156) on December - 25.  

1940  On December - 25 agnes Ayres, actress (Johnny Belinda, Sheik), dies at 42  

1941  Japan announces surrender of British-Canadian garrison at Hong Kong on this day in history.  

1941  On this day in history japan announces the surrender of the British-Canadian garrison by radio broadcast; 290 members of the Royal Rifles of Canada (a Québec unit) and the Winnipeg Grenadiers are dead, 493 wounded; Canadian survivors spend rest of war in Japanese POW camps  

1942  On December - 25 vojislav Vuckovic, composer, dies at 32  

1943  Ilona Durigo, Hungarian singer, dies at 62 on December - 25.  

1944  On December - 25 canadian Army captures Adriatic coast city of Ravenna, Italy  

1946  Constitution accepted in Taiwan on this day in history.  

1946  On December - 25 w C Fields, writer/comedian (Bank Dick, It's A Gift), dies at 67  

1949  The birth of Sissy Spacek, American actress on this day in history.  

1950  On this day in history the Stone of Scone, the Scottish coronation stone, is stolen from Westminster Abbey by Scottish nationalists  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1250  On this day in history birth of john IV Laskaris, Byzantine Emperor (d. circa 1305)  

1461  Christina of Saxony, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1521) was born on this day in history.  

1583  Orlando Gibbons, English composer (O Clap Your Hands), baptized was born on this day in history.  

1587  On December - 25 birth of margarita of Austria, queen of Philip III of Spain (d. 1611)  

1601  Jose Ximenez, composer was born on this day in history.  

1624  On this day in history birth of angelus Silesius, [Johann Scheffler], German mystic (St Seelenlust)  

1628  Noel Coypel, French painter was born on this day in history.  

1646  Harald Vallerius, composer was born on December - 25.  

Famous Deaths In December - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0795  Adrian I, Italian Pope (772-95), dies on December - 25.  

0820  Death of Leo V, the Armenian, Byzantine gen/Emperor (813-20), murdered on this day in history.  

1156  Peter Venerabilis, Fr theologist/9th abbot of Cluny, dies at about 61 on December - 25.  

1249  On December - 25 peter Nolascus, Spanish monastery founder/St, dies  

1513  On December - 25 johannes Amerbach, Swiss publisher/printer, dies at about 70  

1530  Babur, emperor of Delhi, dies on this day in history.  

1635  Death of Samuel de Champlain, French explorer and founder of Quebec City (b. 1567) on this day in history.  

1676  On this day in history death of matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England (b. 1609)  

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