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 This day in History - December 25
433 Historic Events for December 25
1906

Herman J Scheltema, [NEM Pareau], Dutch jurist/poet

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1906

Clark M Clifford, US Secretary of Defense (1968-69)

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1906

William McChesney Martin, Chairman of Federal Reserve Bank (1951-70)

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1907

Cab[ell] Calloway, Rochester, bandleader (Minnie the Moocha, Jazzball)

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1908

Jack Johnson KO Tommy Burns and becomes 1st black heavyweight champ

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1908

Frank Ferguson, Calif, actor (Wagons West, Dynamite, My Gal Sal)

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1908

Helen Twelvetrees, actress (State's Attorney, Painted Desert)

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1908

Jan Seidel, composer

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1909

Louis van Lint, Belgian painter

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1909

Mike Mazurki, Tarnopal Austria, actor/wrestler (Centerfold Girls)

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1909

Marguerite Churchill, actress (Dracula's Daughter, Big Trail)

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1910

David Lichine, [Lichtenstein], Russian/US dancer (Make Mine Music)

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1911

Burne Hogarth, strip-cartoon artist

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1911

Edward Knoblock's "Kismet," premieres in NYC

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1912

Werner Fussan, composer

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1912

Tony Martin, Oakland Cal, singer (Tony Martin Show, Tonight We Love)

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1912

Leighton Noble, singer/bandleader

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1912

Willian Noel Moffat, architect

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1912

Herman W Filarski, Dutch bridge journalist

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1912

Donald McRae, cricketer (Test for NZ, the 1946 debacle vs Australia)

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1913

Henri Nannen, journalist

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1914

Tony Martin, [Alvin Morris], SF, singer (It's a Blue World, To Each)

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1914

Legendary/unofficial "Christmas Truce" takes place (Brits and Germans)

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1915

Irving Berlin and Harry B Smith's musical premieres in NYC

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1915

Pete Rugolo, bandleader/arranger (Fugitive)

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