December 25 in History – What happened on 25 December in Past

✅ Published on December 25th, 2019 in December in History

25 December - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on December 25, the day number in a year is 359 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 360. December 25 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

December 25 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1066Norman Conquest-William the Conqueror was crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey, although he still faced rebellions over the following years and was not secure on his throne until after 1072.
1643Captain William Mynors of the East India Company vessel, theRoyal Mary, landed at an uninhabited island and named it Christmas Island.
1665The East India Company of France was formed in India to compete in political, economic and imperialist matters from Britain during the reign of Louis XIV.
1709Ten ships sailed from London to New York Colony, sending 4000 people.
1717Christmas flood: A devastating flood on the northwest coast between the Netherlands and Denmark killed thousands and left them homeless.
1741Astronomer Anders Celsius introduced the temperature level of centigrade.
1760Jupiter Hamon, an African American slave published a poem called "An Evening Thought".
1763Maharaja Surajmal of Bharatpur was killed.
1771The Mughal ruler Shah Alam II ascended the throne of Delhi under the patronage of the Marathas.
1800Christmas Day was previously a public holiday on an international scale.
1809American physician Ephraim McDowell performed the world's first removal of an ovarian tumor.
1814Samuel Marsday of the Church Missionary Society preached New Zealand's first sermon in Ohai.
1815The Handel and Haydn Society, the oldest continuously performing arts organization in the United States, premiered at King's Chapel in Boston.
1837Defeated the Seminole Indian in the Battle of Okeibobi-US Army.
1861Madan Mohan Malviya, a social worker and the leader of Kashi Hindu University, was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
1871Football club was formed.
1876Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan and called Kaeda Azam, was born in Karachi.
1878Doctor Charles Drysdale, writing an article, first reported the damage caused by tobacco.
1924Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the 10th Prime Minister of the country, was born in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
1926Emperor Taisho died of a heart attack and was succeeded by his son, Hirohito, who ruled until his death in 1989, becoming the longest-reigning Emperor of Japan.
1927The Vi?t Nam Qu?c Dân Ð? ng, a revolutionary socialist political party that sought Vietnamese independence from French colonial rule, was formed in Hanoi.
1941Second World War-The Japanese occupation of Hong Kong began after Mark Aitchison Young, the Governor of Hong Kong, surrendered territory to Japan after 18 days of fierce fighting.
1962The Soviet Union conducted a nuclear test in the Novaya Gemlya region.
1968In Tamil Nadu, India, families of striking Dalit workers were massacred by a gang, allegedly led by their landlords.
1972Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, the last Governor General of India, died in Tamil Nadu's capital, Madras (now Chennai).
1974For the first time, scientists reported damage to the ozone layer by ferron gas.
1975Heavy met al band Iron Maiden was formed in London by Steve Harris.
1977World famous actor Charlie Chaplin died.
1978Vietnam launched a major offensive against the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia.
1989Romanian Revolution-Dictator Nicolae Ceau?escu and his wife Elena were condemned to death under a wide range of charges and executed.
1991In a nationally televised speech, Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union.
1994The 7th President of India, Giani Zail Singh, died in Chandigarh.
2000Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law that officially established a new National Anthem of Russia, with music adapted from the anthem of the Soviet Union that was composed byAlexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov.
2007A tiger at the San Francisco Zoo escaped from its enclosure and attacked three patronus before it was shot and killed.
2008One of the 11 payloaders of Chandrayaan-1 sent by India to space sent a new picture of the moon.
2009Aboard Northwest Airlines Flight 253, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab Attempted to detonate plastic explosives hidden in his underwear.
2009The 19th-century St Mel's Cathedral in Longford, considered the flagship cathedral' of the Irish midlands, was destroyed by fire.
2010The first snowfall in the last 128 years occurs in the U.S. city of Atlanta, Georgia; 500 flights are affected.
2010Vanuatu experiences a 7.3 magnitude earthquake; a tsunami warning is issued for the region and later canceled after a minor tsunami occurred.
2011The annual Christmas message is delivered by Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter's Square, Vatican City.
2011The South Pole records its warmest temperature at -12.3 degrees Celsius at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station.
2012Queen Elizabeth II shares her Christmas Message with her Commonwealth subjects, referencing the 'humbling' experience of her diamond jubilee celebrations and the 2012 Summer Olympics; the speech is the first to be broadcast in 3D.
2012At St. Peter's Square in Vatican City, Rome, Pope Benedict XVI delivers the annual Christmas Message and holds traditional Mass at St. Peters Basilica.
2012Antonov Company's AN-72 plane crashed in the town of Shimkent in southern Kazakhstan, killing 27 people.
2013Pope Francis gives his Urbi et Orbi speech (to the City of Rome and to the World), a papal address, and Apostolic Blessing dating back to Ancient Rome; the Pope calls for peace in Syria and South Sudan.
2013The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt is re-designated as a terrorist organization as part of a measure by the Egyptian government to stop terrorists, and anyone financing the bombings and other terrorist acts that have occurred in their country.
2014Pope Francis gives his annual Christmas address from the Vatican, praying for groups that included refugees and exiles persecuted Christian communities, and workers fighting the Ebola epidemic.
2014Sony Pictures releases its comedy 'The Interview' today in over 300 theaters and through online channels; the film depicts an attempted assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and was initially canceled due to threats and hacking attacks.



Famous Birthdays of December 25 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1907Mike Mazurki / Actor / United States of America
1972Mac Powell / Writer / United States of America
1969Noel Goldthorpe / Rugby Player / Australia
1728Johann Adam Hiller / Composer / Germany
1935Stephen Barnett / Academic / United States of America
1976Tuomas Holopainen / Writer / Finland
1954Annie Lennox / Singer / Scotland
1958Alannah Myles / Singer / Canada
1927Nellie Fox / Baseball Player / United States of America
1978Joel Porter / Footballer / Australia
1911Louise Bourgeois / Painter / United States of America
1988Heather Cooke / Footballer / United States of America
1856Pud Galvin / Baseball Player / United States of America
1976Atko Väikmeri / Footballer / Estonia
1869Charles Finger / Author / United Kingdom
1979Ferman Akgül / Writer / Turkey
1945Mike Pringle / Politician / Zambia
1984Chris Richard / Basketball Player / United States of America
1490Francesco Marinoni / Priest / Italy
1886Kid Ory / Trombonist / United States of America
1899Humphrey Bogart / Actor / United States of America
1887Conrad Hilton / Entrepreneur / United States of America
1946Jimmy Buffett / Actor / United States of America
1958Konstantin Kinchev / Writer / Russia
1975Daniel Mustard / Writer / United States of America
1924Atal Bihari Vajpayee / Politician / India
1950Peter Boardman / Author / United Kingdom
1941Kenneth Calman / Academic / Scotland
1914James Fletcher Jnr / Business Man / New Zealand
1914Oscar Lewis / Basketball Player / United States of America

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