Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on December 25. From 1900 until now.
December 25 is under the sign of Capricorn.
Famous birthdays on this day include Helena Christensen (1968), Carlos Castaneda (1925) and Annie Lennox (1954).
Several movies were released around December 25 over the years, such as The General in 1926 directed by Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton and Andrei Rublev in 1966 directed by Andrei Tarkovsky.
But much more happened on December 25 over the years: find out below
Which were the most popular Movies released around December 25 over the years?
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Which were the important events of December 25?
- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
- 2018 War in Afghanistan: The Afghan health ministry says that yesterday's attack by a suicide bomber and three gunmen on a government building in Kabul killed at least 43 people. No group has claimed responsibility. (CBS News) (Daily Sabah)
- 2017 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): A suicide blast near the National Directorate of Security headquarters in Kabul kills 10. Amaq News Agency claims ISIL is responsible for the attack. (Reuters)
- 2016 Pope Francis pleads for peace in a Christmas Mass in the Vatican. (Voice of America)
- 2015 Zahran Alloush, founder of Islamist rebel group Jaysh al-Islam (army of Islam), the group's deputy leader, and other officials die in Russian airstrikes on a meeting east of Damascus, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Jaysh al-Islam was one of the opposition groups at the December 10th conference that agreed on principles to guide peace talks, which both Bashar al-Assad and Russia rejected. (The News Hub) (BBC) (Irish Independent)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 25 over the years?
Top #1 songs in the USA
- 2017 Ed Sheeran - Perfect
- 2016 Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane - Black Beatles
- 2015 Adele - Hello
- 2014 Taylor Swift - Blank Space
- 2013 Eminem - The Monster
- 2012 Bruno Mars - Locked Out Of Heaven
- 2011 Rihanna - We Found Love
- 2010 Katy Perry - Firework
- 2009 Jay-Z - Empire State Of Mind
- 2008 T.I. - Live Your Life
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Which were the most popular books released around December 25 over the years?
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