Historical Events In December - 24
Monday, 06 April 2020
1992 On this day in history abdulkadir Widjojoatmodjo, Java diplomat, dies
1993 Alexander Mackendrick, British/US director (Lady Killers), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1994 Jimmy Buddy Lee Land Ace, singer, dies at 57 on December - 24.
1995 Geoffrey Pinnington, journalist, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1996 Edward Leadbitter, politician, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1997 On this day in history alan Fluck, musical educationalist, dies at 69
2005 Pope Benedict XVI leads his first Christmas Midnight Mass as Pope, praying for peace in the Middle East on December - 24.
2006 Ethiopia admits its troops have intervened in Somalia on December - 24.
2007 The Nepalese government announces that the country's 240-year-old monarchy will be abolished in 2008 and a new republic will be declared on this day in history.
2012 On December - 24 11 kindergarten children are killed after a minivan plunges into a roadside pond
2017 On this day in history guatemala follows in the footsteps of the United States by announcing that they will also move their Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, followed by Honduras and Panama two days later.
2018 On this day in history burundi moves its capital from Bujumbura to Gitega.