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 This day in History - December 25
433 Historic Events for December 25
1865

Evangeline Cory Booth, Salvation Army general (1904-34)

Birth
1867

Alfred Kerr, writer

Birth
1868

Despite bitter opposition, Pres A Johnson grants unconditional pardon to all persons involved in Southern rebellion (Civil War)

Event
1868

Linus Yale, developer of cylinder lock, dies

Death
1868

Eugenie Besserer, Watertown NY, actress (Jazz Singer)

Birth
1875

Theodor Innitzer, cardinal/archbishop Vienna

Birth
1875

Lambs Club in NY forms

Event
1875

Walter Lees, cricketer (Surrey pace bowler toured for Eng 1905-06)

Birth
1876

Mohammed Ali Jinnah, Karachi, founded Pakistan (1947)/gov (1947-58)

Birth
1878

W Starling Burgess, yacht designer (America Cup's Enterprise)

Birth
1878

Anna Claypoole Peale, US painter of miniatures, dies

Death
1881

Joseph V McCarthy, baseball manager (NY Yankees)

Birth
1883

Fran Lhotka, composer

Birth
1883

Maurice Utrillo, France, painter (Port St Martin, Montmartre)

Birth
1883

Marek Konrad Sokolowski, composer, dies at 65

Death
1887

Conrad Hilton, hotel mogul (Hilton Hotels)

Birth
1887

Jacobus W G Balfoort, Dutch actor (Bulldog Drummond)

Birth
1887

John Davidson, NYC, actor (Charlie Chan-Chinese Cat)

Birth
1888

1st indoor baseball game played at fairgrounds in Philadelphia

Event
1891

Kenneth A N Anderson, British general (Dunkerk, North Africa)

Birth
1891

Earle Foxe, Oxford OH, actor (Dance Fools Dance)

Birth
1891

Clarrie Grimmett, cricketer (in Dunedin Great Australian leg-spinner)

Birth
1892

Rebecca West, [Cicely Isabel Fairfield], English author

Birth
1893

Ropert L Ripley, Santa Rosa Calif, cartoonist (Believe It or Not)

Birth
1893

Fred Hillebrand, Bkln NY, actor (Martin Kane)

Birth