Historical Events In December - 25
Sunday, 18 April 2021
1950 On December - 25 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 this day in history.
1954 On this day in history 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 December - 25 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 this day in history rheinhold Rudenberg, inventor of electron microscope, dies
1963 Walt Disney's "The Sword In The Stone" is released on this day in history.
1963 Tristan Tzara, writer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1964 Cheerio Meredith, actress (One Happy Family), dies at 74 on December - 25.
1967 Paul McCartney and Jane Asher get engaged on this day in history.
1968 Frank Borman's Christmas reading while orbiting Moon on December - 25.
1971 Worst hotel fire in history kills 163 at Taeyokale Hotel in Seoul on December - 25.
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 December - 25 cyclone Tracy virtually destroys Darwin Australia
1975 Gaston Gallimard, French publisher (Library Gallimard), dies at 94 on December - 25.
1976 Arthur Mitchell, cricketer (batted in 6 Tests for Eng 1933-36), dies on this day in history.
1977 On this day in history israeli PM Menachem Begin meets in Egypt with Egyptian President Sadat
1977 On December - 25 charlie Chaplin, actor (Modern Times), dies in Switzerland at 88
1979 On December - 25 joan Blondell, actress (Real McCoys), dies at 70
1980 Fred Emney, actor (Adventures of a Private Eye), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1983 On December - 25 live telecast of Christmas Parade
1983 On December - 25 joan Miro, Spanish surrealist, dies at his home in Majorca at 90
1985 George Rhodes, orch leader (Sammy Davis Jr Show), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1989 Japanese scientist achieve -271.8øC, coldest temp ever recorded on December - 25.
1989 On December - 25 barrel Regtien, student leader, dies
1990 "Godfather III" premiers on December - 25.
1990 Marguerite N Wittenberg, entertainer, dies of cancer at 77 on this day in history.
1991 Curt Bois, actor (Great Waltz, Boat is Full), dies at 90 on December - 25.
1992 Richard H Ichord, US leader of House Un-American Activities Committee, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history 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.
1994 Pierre Dreyfus, French director of Renault (1955-75), dies at 87 on this day in history.