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 This day in History - December 25
433 Historic Events for December 25
1989

Elena Ceausescu, wife of Romania's dictator Nicolea, executed

Death
1989

Billy Martin, NY Yankee manager, killed in a car accident at 61

Death
1989

Barrel Regtien, student leader, dies

Death
1989

Ton Regtien, Dutch student leader, dies at 51

Death
1989

Japanese scientist achieve -271.8øC, coldest temp ever recorded

Event
1990

"Godfather III" premieres

Event
1990

Marguerite N Wittenberg, entertainer, dies of cancer at 77

Death
1991

Curt Bois, actor (Great Waltz, Boat is Full), dies at 90

Death
1991

Mahmood Hussain, cricketer (27 Tests for Pakistan, 68 wickets), dies

Death
1991

Sal Provenza, entertainer, dies of lymphoma at 45

Death
1991

Orane Demazis, French actress (Marius, Fanny et C‚sar), dies at 87

Death
1991

Last day of a washout Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Gujranwala

Event
1991

Mikhail Gorbachev formally resigned as Pres of USSR

Event
1992

Ted Croker, RAF-pilot/sect English soccer team (sponsoring), dies

Death
1992

Garrison H Davidson, US lt-gen commandant (West Point), dies

Death
1992

Helen B M Fennell Joseph, English/South Afr anti-apartheid, dies at 87

Death
1992

Monica Dickens, English/US journalist/author, dies at 77

Death
1994

Zail Singh, president of India (1982-87), dies at 78

Death
1994

Pierre Dreyfus, French director of Renault (1955-75), dies at 87

Death
1994

"Comedy Tonight" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 8 perfs

Event
1995

Jimmy Boucher, cricketer (great Irish all-rounder 1929-54), dies

Death
1995

Dean Martin, singer/actor (Return to Me), dies at 78

Death
1995

Emmanuel Levinas, philosopher, dies at 89

Death
1995

Nikolai [Nicolas Leonidovich] Slonimsky, musicologist, dies at 101

Death
1996

Jon Benet Ramsey, Colo child beauty queen, murdered at 6

Death