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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 25

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1250  On December - 25 birth of john IV Laskaris, Byzantine Emperor (d. circa 1305)  

1461  Christina of Saxony, queen of Denmark and Norway (d. 1521) was born on this day in history.  

1583  On this day in history birth of orlando Gibbons, English composer (O Clap Your Hands), baptized  

1587  Margarita of Austria, queen of Philip III of Spain (d. 1611) was born on December - 25.  

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

1624  Angelus Silesius, [Johann Scheffler], German mystic (St Seelenlust) was born on December - 25.  

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

1646  On December - 25 birth of harald Vallerius, composer  

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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  Death of Leo V, the Armenian, Byzantine gen/Emperor (813-20), murdered on this day in history.  

1156  Peter Venerabilis, Fr theologist/9th abbot of Cluny, dies at about 61 on December - 25.  

1249  On this day in history peter Nolascus, Spanish monastery founder/St, dies  

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

1530  Babur, emperor of Delhi, dies on this day in history.  

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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