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 This day in History - December 25
433 Historic Events for December 25
1915

Noelle de Mosa, Neth/British dancer/teacher (Brigadoon)

Birth
1915

Nora Dunfee, actress (Forrest Gump, Lorenzo's Oil)

Birth
1916

Daniel Devoto, composer

Birth
1917

Hirsch/Harbach's musical "Going Up," premieres in NYC

Event
1917

"Why Marry," 1st drama to win Pulitzer Prize, premieres in NYC

Event
1918

Eddie Safranski, Pitts Pa, orch leader (Jonathan Winters Show)

Birth
1918

Anwar el-Sadat, Egyptian Pres (1970-81, Nobel 1978)

Birth
1920

Henry Charnock, oceanographer

Birth
1920

Artur Agostinho, Lisbon Port, actor (Capas Negras, Leao da Estrela)

Birth
1921

Hans Huber, composer, dies at 69

Death
1921

Korolenko, writer, dies

Death
1922

-Dec 26] Lenin dictates his "Political testament"

Event
1922

Kitty Kallen, Phila Pa, singer (Judge For Yourself)

Birth
1922

Alphonse Goovaerts, composer, dies at 75

Death
1923

Imperial Theater opens at 249 W 45th St NYC

Event
1923

N”el Vandernotte, France, cox (Olympic-bronze-1936)

Birth
1923

Louis Lane, Eagle Pass Texas, conductor (Oere Orch 1968-73)

Birth
1924

Mih ly V ci, Hungarian poet/politician

Birth
1925

Ossi Reichert, German FR, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1956)

Birth
1925

Christmas F Tinto, South African ANC'er/UDF-leader

Birth
1925

Sergei Jessenin, writer, dies at 30

Death
1926

Yoshihito, 123rd Emperor of Japan (1912-26), dies at 47

Death
1926

Hirohito becomes emperor of Japan (1926-1989)

Event
1927

Nellie Fox, White Sox infielder (AL MVP 1959)

Birth
1927

Sergei D Sazonov, Russian Foreign minister (1910-16), dies at 66

Death