Today in History
Listings for Saturday, December 25, 2021.
- 0 Jesus Christ, Savior, philosopher
- 1642 Isaac Newton in Grantham, England
- 1642 Sir Isaac Newton
- 1887 Conrad Hilton
- 1893 Robert Ripley
- 1899 Humphrey Bogart
- 1907 Cab Calloway
- 1918 Anwar Sadat, great Egyptian leader.
- 1918 Anwar Sadat
- 1924 Rod Serling
- 1946 Jimmy Buffett
- 1948 Barbara Mandrell
- 1949 Sissy Spacek
- 1954 Annie Lennox
- 1958 Rickey Henderson
- Christmas Day. Peace on Earth, good will towards men.
- New Year's Day observed in England before 1068
- 336 first recorded celebration of Christmas on Dec. 25: in Rome
- 1066 William the Conqueror was crowned king of England
- 1776 Washington crosses the Delaware and surprises the Hessians.
- 1868 Despite bitter opposition, Johnson grants unconditional pardons to everyone involved in the Southern rebellion (the Civil War).
- 1926 Hirohito becomes Emperor of Japan
- 1939 Montgomery Ward introduces Rudolph the 9th reindeer
That's all for today.