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.