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Historical Events In December - 25

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

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

1956  On December - 25 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 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  On December - 25 cheerio Meredith, actress (One Happy Family), dies at 74  

1967  Paul McCartney and Jane Asher get engaged on December - 25.  

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  Byron Arnold, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1973  Tommy Chambers (Scotland) finishes 51 yr cycle tour (799,405 miles) on this day in history.  

1974  Cyclone Tracy virtually destroys Darwin Australia on this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history joan Blondell, actress (Real McCoys), dies at 70  

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  On this day in history "Godfather III" premiers  

1990  On this day in history marguerite N Wittenberg, entertainer, dies of cancer at 77  

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  On December - 25 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  On this day in history pierre Dreyfus, French director of Renault (1955-75), dies at 87  

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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 December - 25 birth of christina of Saxony, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1521)  

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

1587  On this day in history birth of margarita of Austria, queen of Philip III of Spain (d. 1611)  

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

1624  On this day in history birth of angelus Silesius, [Johann Scheffler], German mystic (St Seelenlust)  

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

1646  On December - 25 birth of harald Vallerius, composer  

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  On this day in history death of leo V, the Armenian, Byzantine gen/Emperor (813-20), murdered  

1156  Peter Venerabilis, Fr theologist/9th abbot of Cluny, dies at about 61 on this day in history.  

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 December - 25 babur, emperor of Delhi, dies  

1635  Death of Samuel de Champlain, French explorer and founder of Quebec City (b. 1567) on this day in history.  

1676  On this day in history death of matthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England (b. 1609)  

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