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December 25th, 2007 (December 25 2007)DeathDesmond Barrick, English Cricketer (born in 1927)
December 25th, 2007 (December 25 2007)DeathMighty King Kong, Kenyan reggae musician. (born in 1973)
December 25th, 2006 (December 25 2006)DeathJames Brown, American singer (born in 1933)James Brown Quotes
December 25th, 2006 (December 25 2006)DeathHiroaki Hidaka, Japanese serial killer (born in 1962)
December 25th, 2005 (December 25 2005)DeathDerek Bailey, English guitar virtuoso (born in 1930)
December 25th, 2005 (December 25 2005)DeathBirgit Nilsson, Swedish singer (born in 1918)
December 25th, 2005 (December 25 2005)DeathRobert Barbers, Philippine senator (born in 1944)
December 25th, 2004 (December 25 2004)EventCassini orbiter releases Huygens probe which successfully landed on Saturn s moon Titan on January 14, 2005.
December 25th, 2004 (December 25 2004)DeathGennady Strekalov, Russian cosmonaut (born in 1940)
December 25th, 2003 (December 25 2003)EventThe ill-fated Beagle 2 probe which was released from the Mars Express Spacecraft on December 19, disappears shortly before its scheduled landing.
December 25th, 2003 (December 25 2003)DeathNicholas Mavroules, American politician (born in 1929)
December 25th, 2002 (December 25 2002)DeathWilliam T. Orr, American television producer (born in 1917)
December 25th, 2000 (December 25 2000)DeathNeil Hawke, Australian cricketer and footballer (born in 1939
December 25th, 2000 (December 25 2000)DeathWillard Van Orman Quine, American philosopher (born in 1908)Willard van Orman Quine Quotes
December 25th, 1999 (December 25 1999)DeathPeter Jeffrey, English actor (born in 1929)
December 25th, 1998 (December 25 1998)DeathBryan MacLean, American singer, musician and songwriter (Love) (born in 1946)
December 25th, 1998 (December 25 1998)DeathJohn Pulman, English snooker player (born in 1926)
December 25th, 1997 (December 25 1997)DeathDenver Pyle, American actor (born in 1920)
December 25th, 1996 (December 25 1996)DeathJonBenet Ramsey, American beauty queen (born in 1990)
December 25th, 1995 (December 25 1995)DeathDean Martin, American singer (born in 1917)
December 25th, 1995 (December 25 1995)DeathEmmanuel Levinas, French Philosopher (born in 1906) Philo Quotes
December 25th, 1994 (December 25 1994)DeathZail Singh, President of India (born in 1916)
December 25th, 1993 (December 25 1993)DeathPierre Victor Auger, French physicist (born in 1899)
December 25th, 1992 (December 25 1992)DeathMonica Dickens, British writer (born in 1915)
December 25th, 1991 (December 25 1991)EventMikhail Gorbachev resigns as president of the Soviet Union (the union itself is dissolved the next day). Ukraine s referendum is finalized and Ukraine officially leaves the Soviet Union.
December 25th, 1990 (December 25 1990)EventThe first successful trial run of the system which would become the World Wide Web.
December 25th, 1989 (December 25 1989)EventNicolae Ceausescu, former communist dictator of Romania, and his wife Elena are condemned to death and executed under a wide range of charges.
December 25th, 1989 (December 25 1989)DeathNicolae Ceausescu, Romanian dictator (executed) (born in 1918)
December 25th, 1989 (December 25 1989)DeathElena Ceausescu, Romanian politician (executed) (born in 1916)
December 25th, 1989 (December 25 1989)DeathBilly Martin, American baseball manager (born in 1928)
December 25th, 1988 (December 25 1988)BirthEric Gordon, American Basketball Player
December 25th, 1988 (December 25 1988)DeathOoka Shohei, Japanese novelist (born in 1909)
December 25th, 1988 (December 25 1988)DeathEdward Pelham-Clinton, 10th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne (born in 1920)
December 25th, 1986 (December 25 1986)BirthDoug Loft, English footballer
December 25th, 1985 (December 25 1985)BirthLeon Pisani, Welsh singer
December 25th, 1985 (December 25 1985)BirthPerdita Weeks, British actress
December 25th, 1984 (December 25 1984)BirthChris Cahill, Samoan footballer
December 25th, 1984 (December 25 1984)BirthAlastair Cook, English cricketer
December 25th, 1984 (December 25 1984)BirthGeorgia Moffett, British actress
December 25th, 1983 (December 25 1983)DeathJoan Miro, Catalan painter (born in 1893)
December 25th, 1982 (December 25 1982)BirthShawn Andrews, American football player
December 25th, 1982 (December 25 1982)BirthRob Edwards, Welsh footballer
December 25th, 1982 (December 25 1982)BirthShystie, British rapper-songwriter
December 25th, 1981 (December 25 1981)BirthKatie Wright, American actress
December 25th, 1981 (December 25 1981)BirthWilly Taveras, baseball player
December 25th, 1980 (December 25 1980)BirthMarcus Trufant, American football player (Seattle Seahawks)
December 25th, 1980 (December 25 1980)BirthReika Hashimoto, Japanese actress
December 25th, 1980 (December 25 1980)BirthLoco, Angolan footballer
December 25th, 1980 (December 25 1980)BirthLaura Sadler, British actress (died in 2003)
December 25th, 1979 (December 25 1979)EventThe Soviet Union airlifts forces into Afghanistan to begin its costly occupation.
December 25th, 1979 (December 25 1979)DeathJoan Blondell, American actress (born in 1906)
December 25th, 1979 (December 25 1979)DeathJordi Bonet, Quebec muralist and sculptor (born in 1932)
December 25th, 1978 (December 25 1978)BirthJoel Porter, Australian footballer
December 25th, 1978 (December 25 1978)BirthSimon Jones, English cricketer
December 25th, 1977 (December 25 1977)EventPrime Minister of Israel Menachem Begin meets in Egypt with President of Egypt Anwar Sadat.Menachem Begin Quotes
December 25th, 1977 (December 25 1977)BirthJim Greco, American skateboarder
December 25th, 1977 (December 25 1977)BirthUhm Ji-won, South Korean actress
December 25th, 1977 (December 25 1977)BirthIsrael Vasquez, Current WBC Super bantamweight champion
December 25th, 1977 (December 25 1977)DeathCharlie Chaplin, English actor (born in 1889)Charlie Chaplin Quotes
December 25th, 1976 (December 25 1976)BirthTuomas Holopainen, Finnish keyboardist and songwriter
December 25th, 1976 (December 25 1976)BirthArmin van Buuren, Dutch DJ & Producer
December 25th, 1975 (December 25 1975)BirthMarcus Trescothick, English cricketer
December 25th, 1975 (December 25 1975)BirthHideki Okajima, Japanese baseball player
December 25th, 1975 (December 25 1975)BirthRob Mariano, American reality show contestant
December 25th, 1975 (December 25 1975)DeathGaston Gallimard, French publisher (born in 1881)
December 25th, 1974 (December 25 1974)EventCyclone Tracy devastates Darwin, Northern Territory Australia.
December 25th, 1974 (December 25 1974)EventMarshall Fields drives a vehicle through the gates of the White House, resulting in a four-hour standoff.
December 25th, 1974 (December 25 1974)BirthNagma, Indian actress
December 25th, 1973 (December 25 1973)EventThe ARPANET crashes when a programming bug causes all ARPANET traffic to be routed through the server at Harvard University, causing the server to freeze.
December 25th, 1973 (December 25 1973)BirthRobbie Elliott, English footballer
December 25th, 1973 (December 25 1973)BirthChris Harris, American professional wrestler
December 25th, 1973 (December 25 1973)BirthAlexandre Trudeau, Canadian journalist
December 25th, 1973 (December 25 1973)DeathIsmet Inonu, Turkish statesman (born in 1884)
December 25th, 1973 (December 25 1973)DeathGabriel Voisin, French aviation pioneer (born in 1880)
December 25th, 1972 (December 25 1972)BirthJosh Freese, American drummer
December 25th, 1972 (December 25 1972)BirthMac Powell, American musician, singer/songwriter (lead singer of Third Day)
December 25th, 1971 (December 25 1971)BirthDido, English singer
December 25th, 1971 (December 25 1971)BirthJustin Trudeau, Canadian media personality
December 25th, 1971 (December 25 1971)BirthNoel Hogan, Irish musician
December 25th, 1968 (December 25 1968)EventApollo program: Apollo 8 performs the very first successful Trans Earth Injection (TEI) maneuver, sending the crew and spacecraft on a trajectory back to Earth from Lunar orbit.
December 25th, 1968 (December 25 1968)Event42 Dalits are burned alive in Kilavenmani village, Tamil Nadu, India, a retaliation for a campaign for higher wages by Dalit labourers.
December 25th, 1968 (December 25 1968)BirthHelena Christensen, Danish model
December 25th, 1968 (December 25 1968)BirthJim Dowd, American ice hockey player
December 25th, 1967 (December 25 1967)BirthJason Thirsk, American bass player (died in 1996)
December 25th, 1965 (December 25 1965)EventThe Yemeni Nasserite Unionist People s Organisation is founded in Taiz
December 25th, 1964 (December 25 1964)BirthGary McAllister, Scottish footballer
December 25th, 1964 (December 25 1964)BirthTim RoyesMusic Video Director and Editor
December 25th, 1964 (December 25 1964)BirthBob Stanley, English musician (Saint Etienne), filmmaker and journalist
December 25th, 1963 (December 25 1963)EventTurkish Cypriot Bayrak Radio begins transmitting in Cyprus after Turkish Cypriots were forcibly excluded from Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation.
December 25th, 1963 (December 25 1963)DeathTristan Tzara, Romanian-born writer (born in 1896)Tristan Tzara Quotes
December 25th, 1962 (December 25 1962)BirthDean Cameron, American actor
December 25th, 1962 (December 25 1962)BirthDarren Wharton, British Keyboardist (Thin Lizzy and Dare)
December 25th, 1961 (December 25 1961)BirthIngrid Betancourt, Colombian senator
December 25th, 1961 (December 25 1961)DeathOtto Loewi, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (born in 1873)
December 25th, 1961 (December 25 1961)DeathOwen Brewster, U.S. Senator from Maine (born in 1888)
December 25th, 1960 (December 25 1960)BirthRon Bottitta, British actor
December 25th, 1959 (December 25 1959)BirthMichael P. Anderson, astronaut (died in 2003)
December 25th, 1958 (December 25 1958)BirthHanford Dixon, American football player
December 25th, 1958 (December 25 1958)BirthRickey Henderson, baseball player
December 25th, 1957 (December 25 1957)BirthChris Kamara, English footballer and commentator
December 25th, 1957 (December 25 1957)BirthShane MacGowan, Irish musician
December 25th, 1955 (December 25 1955)BirthAlannah Myles, Canadian singer
December 25th, 1954 (December 25 1954)BirthAnnie Lennox, Scottish singer, from Aberdeen
December 25th, 1954 (December 25 1954)BirthSteve Wariner, American country music singer
December 25th, 1954 (December 25 1954)DeathJohnny Ace, American singer (born in 1929)
December 25th, 1953 (December 25 1953)DeathPatsy Donovan, Irish-born American baseball player (born in 1865)
December 25th, 1952 (December 25 1952)BirthCCH Pounder, Guyana-born actress
December 25th, 1952 (December 25 1952)BirthDesireless, French singer
December 25th, 1950 (December 25 1950)EventThe Stone of Scone, traditional coronation stone of British monarchs, is taken from Westminster Abbey by Scottish nationalist students. It later turns up in Scotland on April 11, 1951.
December 25th, 1950 (December 25 1950)BirthManny Trillo, baseball player
December 25th, 1950 (December 25 1950)BirthYehuda Poliker, Israeli singer-songwriter
December 25th, 1950 (December 25 1950)BirthKarl Rove, former American presidential advisor
December 25th, 1950 (December 25 1950)DeathNeil Francis Hawkins, British fascist (born in 1903)
December 25th, 1949 (December 25 1949)BirthNawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan
December 25th, 1949 (December 25 1949)BirthSimone Bittencourt de Oliveira, Singer and icon of the Brazilian music
December 25th, 1949 (December 25 1949)BirthSissy Spacek, American actress
December 25th, 1949 (December 25 1949)BirthJoe Louis Walker, American musicianJoe Louis Quotes
December 25th, 1948 (December 25 1948)BirthBarbara Mandrell, American singer and actress
December 25th, 1948 (December 25 1948)BirthAlia al Hussein, of Jordan (died in 1977)
December 25th, 1948 (December 25 1948)BirthJoel Natalino Santana, Brazilian soccer coach
December 25th, 1947 (December 25 1947)EventThe Constitution of the Republic of China goes into effect.
December 25th, 1947 (December 25 1947)DeathGaspar G. Bacon, was Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts (born in 1886)
December 25th, 1946 (December 25 1946)BirthJimmy Buffett, American singer and songwriter
December 25th, 1946 (December 25 1946)BirthLarry Csonka, American football player
December 25th, 1946 (December 25 1946)BirthGene Lamont, American baseball player and manager
December 25th, 1946 (December 25 1946)DeathW. C. Fields, American comedian (born in 1880)W. C. Fields Quotes
December 25th, 1945 (December 25 1945)BirthNoel Redding, English musician (died in 2003)
December 25th, 1945 (December 25 1945)BirthRick Berman, Star Trek producer
December 25th, 1945 (December 25 1945)BirthGary Sandy, American actor
December 25th, 1945 (December 25 1945)BirthMike Pringle, Scottish politician
December 25th, 1944 (December 25 1944)BirthJairzinho, Brazilian footballer
December 25th, 1944 (December 25 1944)BirthKenny Everett, British entertainer (died in 1995)
December 25th, 1944 (December 25 1944)BirthHenry Vestine, American musician (died in 1997)
December 25th, 1944 (December 25 1944)DeathGeorge Steer, British Journalist (born in 1909)
December 25th, 1943 (December 25 1943)BirthHanna Schygulla, German actress
December 25th, 1943 (December 25 1943)BirthWilson Fittipaldi Junior, Brazilian racing driver
December 25th, 1941 (December 25 1941)EventAdmiral Chester W Nimitz arrives at Pearl Harbor to assume command of the U.S. Pacific Fleet
December 25th, 1941 (December 25 1941)EventWorld War II: Battle of Hong Kong ends, beginning the Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong.
December 25th, 1940 (December 25 1940)BirthPete Brown, English poet and lyricist
December 25th, 1940 (December 25 1940)DeathAgnes Ayres, American actress (born in 1898)
December 25th, 1938 (December 25 1938)BirthNoel Picard, Quebec ice hockey player
December 25th, 1938 (December 25 1938)DeathKarel Capek, Czech author (born in 1890)Karel Capek Quotes
December 25th, 1937 (December 25 1937)BirthO Kelly Isley, Jr., American singer (The Isley Brothers) (died in 1986)
December 25th, 1936 (December 25 1936)BirthHRH Princess Alexandra of Kent
December 25th, 1936 (December 25 1936)BirthIsmail Merchant, Indian-born film producer (died in 2005)
December 25th, 1935 (December 25 1935)BirthAl Jackson, baseball player
December 25th, 1935 (December 25 1935)DeathPaul Bourget, French novelist and critic (born in 1852)
December 25th, 1933 (December 25 1933)DeathFrancesc Macia, Catalonian statesman (born in 1859)
December 25th, 1932 (December 25 1932)EventA magnitude 7.6 earthquake in Gansu, China kills ~70,000 people.
December 25th, 1932 (December 25 1932)BirthMabel King, American actress (died in 1999)
December 25th, 1930 (December 25 1930)BirthEmmanuel Agassi, Iranian boxer and father of Andre Agassi
December 25th, 1930 (December 25 1930)BirthSalah Jaheen, Egyptian poet and cartoonist (d.1986)
December 25th, 1929 (December 25 1929)BirthStuart Hall, British radio and television presenter
December 25th, 1929 (December 25 1929)BirthChris Kenner, American singer and songwriter (died in 1976)
December 25th, 1928 (December 25 1928)BirthDick Miller, American actor
December 25th, 1927 (December 25 1927)BirthNellie Fox, baseball player (died in 1975)
December 25th, 1926 (December 25 1926)EventEmperor Taisho of Japan dies. His son, Prince Hirohito succeeds him as Emperor Showa.
December 25th, 1926 (December 25 1926)BirthEnrique Jorrin, Cuban composer and musician (died in 1987)
December 25th, 1926 (December 25 1926)DeathEmperor Taisho of Japan (born in 1879)
December 25th, 1925 (December 25 1925)BirthCarlos Castaneda, Peruvian-born author (died in 1998)Carlos Castaneda Quotes
December 25th, 1925 (December 25 1925)DeathKarl Abraham, German psychoanalyst (born in 1877) Abraham Quotes
December 25th, 1924 (December 25 1924)BirthRod Serling, American television writer (died in 1975)Rod Serling Quotes
December 25th, 1924 (December 25 1924)BirthAtal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India
December 25th, 1921 (December 25 1921)BirthZaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, Pakistani journalist (died in 2000)
December 25th, 1921 (December 25 1921)DeathVladimir Korolenko, Russian writer (born in 1853)
December 25th, 1919 (December 25 1919)BirthNaushad Ali, Indian music director (died in 2006)
December 25th, 1919 (December 25 1919)BirthPaul David, French Canadian cardiologist, founder of the Montreal Heart Institute (died in 1999)
December 25th, 1919 (December 25 1919)BirthNoele Gordon, English actress (died in 1985)
December 25th, 1918 (December 25 1918)BirthAnwar Sadat, President of Egypt, Nobel laureate (died in 1981)
December 25th, 1918 (December 25 1918)BirthAhmed Ben Bella, politician, first President of Algeria
December 25th, 1916 (December 25 1916)DeathSt. Albert Chmielowski, Polish Catholic saint (born in 1845)
December 25th, 1915 (December 25 1915)BirthPete Rugolo, Italian-born composer
December 25th, 1914 (December 25 1914)EventWorld War I: Known as the Christmas truce, German and British troops on the Western Front temporarily cease fire.
December 25th, 1914 (December 25 1914)BirthJames Muir Cameron Fletcher, New Zealand industrialist (died in 2007)James Cameron Quotes
December 25th, 1913 (December 25 1913)BirthHenri Nannen, German journalist (died in 1966)
December 25th, 1912 (December 25 1912)BirthTony Martin, American singer and actor
December 25th, 1912 (December 25 1912)BirthNatalino Otto, Italian singer (died in 1969)
December 25th, 1911 (December 25 1911)BirthLouise Bourgeois, sculptor
December 25th, 1908 (December 25 1908)BirthQuentin Crisp, English author (died in 1999)Quentin Crisp Quotes
December 25th, 1908 (December 25 1908)BirthJo-Jo Moore, baseball player (died in 2001)
December 25th, 1908 (December 25 1908)BirthZora Arkus-Duntov, Belgian-American automotive engineer (died in 1996)
December 25th, 1907 (December 25 1907)BirthCab Calloway, American bandleader (died in 1994)
December 25th, 1907 (December 25 1907)BirthGlenn McCarthy, American oil tycoon and businessman (died in 1988)
December 25th, 1907 (December 25 1907)BirthMike Mazurki, Ukrainian-born actor (died in 1990)
December 25th, 1906 (December 25 1906)BirthLew Grade, Ukrainian-born film producer (died in 1998)
December 25th, 1906 (December 25 1906)BirthErnst Ruska, Nobel laureate (died in 1988)
December 25th, 1904 (December 25 1904)BirthGerhard Herzberg, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1999)
December 25th, 1902 (December 25 1902)BirthBarton MacLane, American actor (died in 1969)
December 25th, 1901 (December 25 1901)BirthPrincess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (died in 2004)
December 25th, 1899 (December 25 1899)BirthHumphrey Bogart, American actor (died in 1957)
December 25th, 1891 (December 25 1891)BirthClarrie Grimmett, Australian cricketer (d.1980)
December 25th, 1890 (December 25 1890)BirthRobert Ripley, collector of odd facts (died in 1949)Robert Ley Quotes
December 25th, 1889 (December 25 1889)BirthLila Bell Wallace, American magazine publisher (Reader s Digest) (died in 1984)
December 25th, 1887 (December 25 1887)BirthConrad Hilton, American hotelier (died in 1979)
December 25th, 1886 (December 25 1886)BirthKid Ory, American musician (died in 1973)
December 25th, 1884 (December 25 1884)BirthEvelyn Nesbit, American actress (died in 1967)
December 25th, 1880 (December 25 1880)DeathFridolin Anderwert, Swiss Federal Councillor (born in 1828)
December 25th, 1878 (December 25 1878)BirthLouis Chevrolet, Swiss-born race car driver (died in 1941)
December 25th, 1876 (December 25 1876)BirthMuhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan (died in 1948)Muhammad Ali Quotes
December 25th, 1876 (December 25 1876)BirthAdolf Otto Reinhold Windaus, Nobel laureate (died in 1959)
December 25th, 1875 (December 25 1875)BirthTheodor Cardinal Innitzer, Austrian archbishop (died in 1955)
December 25th, 1874 (December 25 1874)BirthLina Cavalieri, Italian soprano (died in 1944)
December 25th, 1870 (December 25 1870)BirthHelena Rubinstein, Polish-born American cosmetics industrialist (died in 1965)
December 25th, 1868 (December 25 1868)EventU.S. President Andrew Johnson grants unconditional pardon to all Civil War Confederate soldiers.Andrew Johnson Quotes
December 25th, 1868 (December 25 1868)DeathLinus Yale, Jr., American mechanical engineer and inventor (born in 1821)
December 25th, 1865 (December 25 1865)BirthEvangeline Booth, the 4th General of The Salvation Army (died in 1950)
December 25th, 1864 (December 25 1864)BirthThomas Cahill, American soccer coach (died in 1951)
December 25th, 1863 (December 25 1863)BirthCharles Pathe, French pioneer of film and record industries (died in 1957)
December 25th, 1861 (December 25 1861)BirthPandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, Indian founder of Banaras Hindu University (died in 1946)
December 25th, 1860 (December 25 1860)BirthManuel Dimech, Maltese philosopher and social reformer (died in 1921) Philo Quotes
December 25th, 1856 (December 25 1856)BirthHans von Bartels, German painter (died in 1913)
December 25th, 1856 (December 25 1856)BirthPud Galvin, American professional baseball pitcher (died in 1902)
December 25th, 1837 (December 25 1837)EventBattle of Lake Okeechobee: United States forces defeat Seminole Native Americans.
December 25th, 1824 (December 25 1824)DeathBarbara Juliana, Baroness von Krudener, Russian writer (born in 1764) Julian Quotes
December 25th, 1821 (December 25 1821)BirthClara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross (died in 1912)
December 25th, 1818 (December 25 1818)EventThe first performance of "Silent Night" takes place in the Church of St. Nikolaus in Oberndorf, Austria.
December 25th, 1810 (December 25 1810)BirthAlexandros Rhizos Rhankaves, Greek poet and statesman (died in 1892)
December 25th, 1784 (December 25 1784)DeathYosa Buson, Japanese painter (born in 1716)
December 25th, 1776 (December 25 1776)EventGeorge Washington and his army cross the Delaware River to attack the Kingdom of Great Britain s Hessian mercenaries in Trenton, New Jersey.George Washington Quotes
December 25th, 1771 (December 25 1771)BirthDorothy Wordsworth, English diarist and sister of William Wordsworth (died in 1855)William Wordsworth Quotes
December 25th, 1765 (December 25 1765)DeathVaclav Prokop Divis, Czech theologian and natural scientist (born in 1698)
December 25th, 1763 (December 25 1763)BirthClaude Chappe, French telecommunications pioneer (died in 1805)
December 25th, 1758 (December 25 1758)DeathJames Hervey, English clergyman (born in 1714)
December 25th, 1757 (December 25 1757)BirthBenjamin Pierce, U.S. politician (d 1839)
December 25th, 1742 (December 25 1742)BirthCharlotte von Stein, German friend of Goethe (died in 1827)
December 25th, 1730 (December 25 1730)BirthPhilip Mazzei, Italian physician and friend of Thomas Jefferson (died in 1816)Thomas Jefferson Quotes
December 25th, 1716 (December 25 1716)BirthJohann Jakob Reiske, German scholar and physician (died in 1774)
December 25th, 1711 (December 25 1711)BirthJean Joseph de Mondonville, French composer (died in 1772)
December 25th, 1700 (December 25 1700)BirthLeopold II of Anhalt-Dessau, Prussian general (died in 1758)
December 25th, 1683 (December 25 1683)DeathKara Mustafa, Ottoman general (born in 1634)
December 25th, 1676 (December 25 1676)DeathMatthew Hale, Lord Chief Justice of England (born in 1609)
December 25th, 1676 (December 25 1676)DeathWilliam Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle, English soldier (born in 1592)
December 25th, 1674 (December 25 1674)BirthThomas Halyburton, Scottish theologian (died in 1712)
December 25th, 1667 (December 25 1667)BirthEhrengard von der Schulenburg, English royal mistress (died in 1743)
December 25th, 1665 (December 25 1665)BirthLady Grizel Baillie, Scottish songwriter (died in 1746)
December 25th, 1652 (December 25 1652)BirthArchibald Pitcairne, Scottish physician (died in 1713)
December 25th, 1643 (December 25 1643)EventChristmas Island founded and named by Captain William Mynors of the East India Ship Company vessel, the Royal Mary.
December 25th, 1635 (December 25 1635)DeathSamuel de Champlain, French explorer and founder of Quebec City (born in 1567)
December 25th, 1628 (December 25 1628)BirthNoel Coypel, French painter (died in 1707)
December 25th, 1599 (December 25 1599)EventThe city of Natal, Brazil is founded.
December 25th, 1587 (December 25 1587)BirthMargarita of Austria, queen of Philip III of Spain (died in 1611)
December 25th, 1583 (December 25 1583)BirthOrlando Gibbons, English composer (died in 1625)
December 25th, 1553 (December 25 1553)EventBattle of Tucapel: Mapuche rebels under Lautaro defeats the Spanish conquistadors and exetutes the governor of Chile Pedro de Valdivia.
December 25th, 1461 (December 25 1461)BirthChristina of Saxony, queen of Denmark and Norway (died in 1521)
December 25th, 1261 (December 25 1261)EventJohn IV Lascaris of the restored Eastern Roman Empire is deposed and blinded by orders of his co-ruler Michael VIII Palaeologus.
December 25th, 1250 (December 25 1250)BirthJohn IV Laskaris, Byzantine Emperor (died in circa 1305)
December 25th, 1223 (December 25 1223)EventSt. Francis of Assisi assembles the first Nativity scene. Francis of Assisi Quotes
December 25th, 1156 (December 25 1156)DeathPeter the Venerable, Benedictine abbot of Cluny (born in c. 1092)
December 25th, 1130 (December 25 1130)EventRoger II of Sicily is crowned as the first King of Sicily
December 25th, 1100 (December 25 1100)EventBaldwin of Boulogne is crowned as the first King of Jerusalem in the Church of the Nativity
December 25th, 1066 (December 25 1066)EventCoronation of William the Conqueror as king of England, at Westminster Abbey, London.William King Quotes
December 25th, 1000 (December 25 1000)EventThe foundation of the Kingdom of Hungary: Hungary is established as a Christian kingdom by Stephen I of Hungary.Stephen King Quotes
December 25th, 0800 (December 25 0800)EventCoronation of Charlemagne as Holy Roman Emperor, in Rome. Charlemagne Quotes
December 25th, 0795 (December 25 0795)DeathPope Adrian I
December 25th, 0274 (December 25 0274)EventRoman Emperor Aurelian dedicates a temple to Sol Invictus on the supposed day of the winter solstice and day of rebirth of the Sun.

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