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Historical Events In December - 25

Friday, 03 July 2020

1950  On this day in history xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nostalgia de la muerte), dies at 47  

1951  Harry T Moore, Florida NAACP official, killed by bomb on December - 25.  

1953  Avalanche of lava kills 150 (Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand) on December - 25.  

1954  On December - 25 johnny Ace, Memphis rocker, accidently shot self in head at 25  

1956  On this day in history robert Walser, writer, dies at 78  

1957  On this day in history frederick Law Olmsted, US architect (Central Park), dies at 87  

1959  A synagogue in Cologne Germany desecrated with swastikas on this day in history.  

1961  On December - 25 rheinhold Rudenberg, inventor of electron microscope, dies  

1963  On December - 25 walt Disney's "The Sword In The Stone" is released  

1963  On December - 25 tristan Tzara, writer, dies at 67  

1964  Cheerio Meredith, actress (One Happy Family), dies at 74 on December - 25.  

1967  On December - 25 paul McCartney and Jane Asher get engaged  

1968  On December - 25 frank Borman's Christmas reading while orbiting Moon  

1971  Worst hotel fire in history kills 163 at Taeyokale Hotel in Seoul on this day in history.  

1971  On this day in history byron Arnold, composer, dies at 70  

1973  On December - 25 tommy Chambers (Scotland) finishes 51 yr cycle tour (799,405 miles)  

1974  On this day in history cyclone Tracy virtually destroys Darwin Australia  

1975  Gaston Gallimard, French publisher (Library Gallimard), dies at 94 on this day in history.  

1976  Arthur Mitchell, cricketer (batted in 6 Tests for Eng 1933-36), dies on December - 25.  

1977  Israeli PM Menachem Begin meets in Egypt with Egyptian President Sadat on December - 25.  

1977  On December - 25 charlie Chaplin, actor (Modern Times), dies in Switzerland at 88  

1979  Joan Blondell, actress (Real McCoys), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1980  On this day in history fred Emney, actor (Adventures of a Private Eye), dies at 80  

1983  Live telecast of Christmas Parade on December - 25.  

1983  On this day in history joan Miro, Spanish surrealist, dies at his home in Majorca at 90  

1985  On December - 25 george Rhodes, orch leader (Sammy Davis Jr Show), dies at 66  

1989  Japanese scientist achieve -271.8øC, coldest temp ever recorded on December - 25.  

1989  On this day in history barrel Regtien, student leader, dies  

1990  "Godfather III" premiers on December - 25.  

1990  Marguerite N Wittenberg, entertainer, dies of cancer at 77 on December - 25.  

1991  Curt Bois, actor (Great Waltz, Boat is Full), dies at 90 on this day in history.  

1992  On this day in history richard H Ichord, US leader of House Un-American Activities Committee, dies at 66  

1993  SS South of Ireland, a passenger steamer, built for the Great Western Railway, and completed in 1867, she was lost at Warbarrow near Lulworth on December 25th, inward bound to Weymouth on December - 25.  

1994  Pierre Dreyfus, French director of Renault (1955-75), dies at 87 on December - 25.  

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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  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  On this day in history birth of margarita of Austria, queen of Philip III of Spain (d. 1611)  

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

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

1628  Noel Coypel, French painter was born on December - 25.  

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

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

1513  Johannes Amerbach, Swiss publisher/printer, dies at about 70 on this day in history.  

1530  On December - 25 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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