Historical Events In December - 25
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
1950 On December - 25 xavier Villaurrutia, Mexican poet (Nostalgia de la muerte), dies at 47
1951 On this day in history harry T Moore, Florida NAACP official, killed by bomb
1953 Avalanche of lava kills 150 (Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand) on December - 25.
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 Frederick Law Olmsted, US architect (Central Park), dies at 87 on December - 25.
1959 A synagogue in Cologne Germany desecrated with swastikas on December - 25.
1961 Rheinhold Rudenberg, inventor of electron microscope, dies on this day in history.
1963 On this day in history walt Disney's "The Sword In The Stone" is released
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 On this day in history paul McCartney and Jane Asher get engaged
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 this day in history.
1971 On December - 25 byron Arnold, composer, dies at 70
1973 Tommy Chambers (Scotland) finishes 51 yr cycle tour (799,405 miles) on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history cyclone Tracy virtually destroys Darwin Australia
1975 Gaston Gallimard, French publisher (Library Gallimard), dies at 94 on December - 25.
1976 On December - 25 arthur Mitchell, cricketer (batted in 6 Tests for Eng 1933-36), dies
1977 On this day in history israeli PM Menachem Begin meets in Egypt with Egyptian President Sadat
1977 On this day in history 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 Fred Emney, actor (Adventures of a Private Eye), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1983 Live telecast of Christmas Parade on this day in history.
1983 On December - 25 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 On December - 25 japanese scientist achieve -271.8øC, coldest temp ever recorded
1989 On this day in history barrel Regtien, student leader, dies
1990 "Godfather III" premiers on December - 25.
1990 On December - 25 marguerite N Wittenberg, entertainer, dies of cancer at 77
1991 On this day in history curt Bois, actor (Great Waltz, Boat is Full), dies at 90
1992 On December - 25 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.