Tuesday 25 December 1923, Christmas
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include René Girard and Celia Lipton.
Home Again, directed by Hallie Meyers-Shyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 25 December 1923 ?
- 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.
- René Girard: Franco-American historian, literary critic, and philosopher of social science whose work belongs to the tradition of anthropological philosophy.
- Celia Lipton: British actress, singer and philanthropist.
- Charles-Noël Martin: French nuclear physicist and world famous science writer.
- Louis Lane in Eagle Pass: Texas, USA; conductor (Oere Orchestra 1968-73).
- Louis Lane: American conductor and educator.
- Noëll Vandernotte: French sportman, the youngest medalist at the Olympics: he won twice the bronze in 1936 (rowing), aged 12.
- Rene Girard: French historian, literary critic and philosopher.
- Imperial Theater opens at 249 W 45th St, New York City