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Historical Events In December - 25

Monday, 19 April 2021

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 this day in history hirohito became emperor of Japan (1926-1989)  

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

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

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

1928  On December - 25 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 December - 25.  

1930  On this day in history first US bobsled run open to the public (Lake Placid NY)  

1930  1st US bobsled run open to public (Lake Placid, NY) on this day in history.  

1930  Harvey Worthington Loomis, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1931  New York's Metropolitan Opera broadcasts an entire opera over radio on this day in history.  

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 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  

1933  On this day in history 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 December - 25.  

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

1936  Pierre Maurice, composer, dies at 68 on December - 25.  

1937  Arturo Toscanini conducts 1st Symphony of the Air over NBC Radio on this day in history.  

1938  On December - 25 george Cukor announces Vivien Leigh will play Scarlett O'Hara  

1939  Montgomery Ward introduces Rudolph the 9th reindeer on December - 25.  

1939  On this day in history grimmett & Ward rip through Qld except Bill Brown (156)  

1940  Agnes Ayres, actress (Johnny Belinda, Sheik), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

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  Vojislav Vuckovic, composer, dies at 32 on December - 25.  

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  Constitution accepted in Taiwan on December - 25.  

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 December - 25 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 December - 25 birth of john IV Laskaris, Byzantine Emperor (d. circa 1305)  

1461  Christina of Saxony, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1521) was born on December - 25.  

1583  On December - 25 birth of orlando Gibbons, English composer (O Clap Your Hands), baptized  

1587  Margarita of Austria, queen of Philip III of Spain (d. 1611) was born on December - 25.  

1601  Jose Ximenez, composer was born on December - 25.  

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

1628  On December - 25 birth of noel Coypel, French painter  

1646  Harald Vallerius, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0795  On this day in history adrian I, Italian Pope (772-95), dies  

0820  On December - 25 death of leo V, the Armenian, Byzantine gen/Emperor (813-20), murdered  

1156  On this day in history peter Venerabilis, Fr theologist/9th abbot of Cluny, dies at about 61  

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

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 this day in history 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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