Saturday 25 December 1915, Christmas
It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 25, 1915). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pete Rugolo and Noelle de Mosa.
Old Heidelberg, directed by John Emerson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 December 1915 ?
- 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.
- Pete Rugolo: Italian-American musician, noted for the innovative arrangements he wrote for Stan Kenton’s orchestras during 1945-49.
- Noelle de Mosa: Netherlands -- British dancer / teacher (Brigadoon).
- In WWI, British and German forces declare a Christmas truce, get out of the trenches and have a free-for-all kick-around football game in no-man's land.