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 This day in History - December 25
433 Historic Events for December 25
1974

Cyclone Tracy virtually destroys Darwin Australia

Event
1975

Gaston Gallimard, French publisher (Library Gallimard), dies at 94

Death
1976

Takeo Fukuda becomes Japanese premier

Event
1976

Frankie Darro, actor (Radio Ranch, Valley of Wanted Men), dies at 58

Death
1976

Yazmin Fiallos, Miss Universe-Honduras (1996)

Birth
1976

Scott Vermillion, Independence MO, soccer defender (Olympics-gold-96)

Birth
1976

Arthur Mitchell, cricketer (batted in 6 Tests for Eng 1933-36), dies

Death
1976

Egyptian SS Patria sinks in Red Sea, about 100 killed

Event
1977

Israeli PM Menachem Begin meets Egyptian Pres Sadat in Egypt

Event
1977

Charlie Chaplin, actor (Modern Times), dies in Switzerland at 88

Death
1979

Opening day of 4th Test Cricket, India 8-112 v Pakistan at Kanpur

Event
1979

USSR airlifts invasionary army to Afghanistan

Event
1979

Lee Bowman, actor (Ellery Queen, Miami Undercover), dies at 64

Death
1979

Joan Blondell, actress (Real McCoys), dies at 70

Death
1980

Oscar Romero, archbishop of El Salvador, murdered

Death
1980

Fred Emney, actor (Adventures of a Private Eye), dies at 80

Death
1980

Louis Neefs, Belgian singer, dies at 43

Death
1982

Mudassar Nazar scores century, then Imran rips through Indians

Event
1983

Joan Miro, Spanish surrealist, dies at his home in Majorca at 90

Death
1983

1st live telecast of Christmas Parade

Event
1984

NBA's Bernard King scores 60 points

Event
1985

George Rhodes, orch leader (Sammy Davis Jr Show), dies at 66

Death
1987

Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, who escaped 2 days earlier, recaptured

Event
1989

Roger Pigaut, actor (Indoptable Ang‚lique), dies

Death
1989

Nicolea Ceausescu, dictator of Romania, executed

Death