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Historical Events In December - 25

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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

1925  On this day in history sergei Jessenin, writer, dies at 30  

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

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

1926  On December - 25 yoshihito, 123rd Emperor of Japan (1912-26), dies at 47  

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

1928  On December - 25 christmas Day attendance at cricket MCG (Vic v NSW) 14,887  

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

1930  On this day in history 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  On this day in history new York's Metropolitan Opera broadcasts an entire opera over radio  

1931  On December - 25 albert Lonergan scores 137 SA v Qld at Adelaide before 5,697  

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  On December - 25 during King George V Christmas dinner speech, his chair collapes  

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 this day in history.  

1933  Another Christmas Day five-wicket haul by Clarrie Grimmett on December - 25.  

1934  Four centuries for SA as they make 7-644 v Qld before 6,180 on December - 25.  

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

1936  On this day in history pierre Maurice, composer, dies at 68  

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

1939  Grimmett & Ward rip through Qld except Bill Brown (156) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1943  On this day in history ilona Durigo, Hungarian singer, dies at 62  

1944  Canadian Army captures Adriatic coast city of Ravenna, Italy on December - 25.  

1946  On December - 25 constitution accepted in Taiwan  

1946  W C Fields, writer/comedian (Bank Dick, It's A Gift), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

1950  The Stone of Scone, the Scottish coronation stone, is stolen from Westminster Abbey by Scottish nationalists on December - 25.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1250  John IV Laskaris, Byzantine Emperor (d. circa 1305) was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1624  On December - 25 birth of angelus Silesius, [Johann Scheffler], German mystic (St Seelenlust)  

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

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

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Famous Deaths In December - 25

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0795  On December - 25 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 December - 25 peter Venerabilis, Fr theologist/9th abbot of Cluny, dies at about 61  

1249  Peter Nolascus, Spanish monastery founder/St, dies on December - 25.  

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

1530  On December - 25 babur, emperor of Delhi, dies  

1635  Death of Samuel de Champlain, French explorer and founder of Quebec City (b. 1567) on December - 25.  

1676  Death of Matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England (b. 1609) on December - 25.  

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