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Historical Events In December - 25

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

1923  On December - 25 imperial Theater opens at 249 W 45th St NYC  

1925  On December - 25 sergei Jessenin, writer, dies at 30  

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

1926  Hirohito becomes emperor of Japan (1926-1989) on December - 25.  

1926  Yoshihito, 123rd Emperor of Japan (1912-26), dies at 47 on December - 25.  

1927  Sergei D Sazonov, Russian Foreign minister (1910-16), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1928  On this day in history christmas Day attendance at cricket MCG (Vic v NSW) 14,887  

1929  Grimmett takes 6-146 for SA, Queensland all out 380 Crowd 5,390 on this day in history.  

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

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

1930  On December - 25 harvey Worthington Loomis, composer, dies at 65  

1931  New York's Metropolitan Opera broadcasts an entire opera over radio on December - 25.  

1931  Albert Lonergan scores 137 SA v Qld at Adelaide before 5,697 on this day in history.  

1932  On this day in history december 25 First Empire Christmas Broadcast, with address by King George V. included contributions from Canada, and was distributed to all Canadian stations  

1932  During King George V Christmas dinner speech, his chair collapes on December - 25.  

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

1933  On December - 25 another Christmas Day five-wicket haul by Clarrie Grimmett  

1934  Four centuries for SA as they make 7-644 v Qld before 6,180 on this day in history.  

1936  On this day in history belgian bishops condemn fascism & communism  

1936  On December - 25 pierre Maurice, composer, dies at 68  

1937  Arturo Toscanini conducts 1st Symphony of the Air over NBC Radio on December - 25.  

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

1939  Montgomery Ward introduces Rudolph the 9th reindeer on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history japan announces surrender of British-Canadian garrison at Hong Kong  

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  Canadian Army captures Adriatic coast city of Ravenna, Italy on December - 25.  

1946  On this day in history constitution accepted in Taiwan  

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

1949  On this day in history the birth of Sissy Spacek, American actress  

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

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Famous Birthdays In December - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1250  John IV Laskaris, Byzantine Emperor (d. circa 1305) was born on December - 25.  

1461  On this day in history birth of christina of Saxony, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1521)  

1583  Orlando Gibbons, English composer (O Clap Your Hands), baptized was born on December - 25.  

1587  Margarita of Austria, queen of Philip III of Spain (d. 1611) was born on this day in history.  

1601  On this day in history birth of jose Ximenez, composer  

1624  Angelus Silesius, [Johann Scheffler], German mystic (St Seelenlust) was born on December - 25.  

1628  On this day in history birth of noel Coypel, French painter  

1646  On this day in history birth of harald Vallerius, composer  

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Famous Deaths In December - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0795  Adrian I, Italian Pope (772-95), dies on this day in history.  

0820  Death of Leo V, the Armenian, Byzantine gen/Emperor (813-20), murdered on December - 25.  

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

1249  Peter Nolascus, Spanish monastery founder/St, dies on this day in history.  

1513  Johannes Amerbach, Swiss publisher/printer, dies at about 70 on December - 25.  

1530  On this day in history babur, emperor of Delhi, dies  

1635  On December - 25 death of samuel de Champlain, French explorer and founder of Quebec City (b. 1567)  

1676  Death of Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England (b. 1609) on this day in history.  

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