Wednesday 25 December 1946, ChristmasUS date format: 12/25/1946, UK date format: 25/12/1946
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 25, 1946). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat).
Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Buffett and Raymond A Merriman.
The Man I Love, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946
On TV people were watching Muffin the Mule.
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- 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.
- Jimmy Buffett: American musician whose debut album,...
- Raymond A Merriman
- Larry Csonka: American football player, a big and...
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- Lawrence Csonka: Stow sports Champions.
- Jeff Sessions: Politician.
- Gene Lamont: American baseball player and manager.
- Stuart Wilson: Actor (Lethal Weapon 3), dies at 87.
- Christopher Frayling: English author and academic.
- Larry Csonka NFL running back (Miami Dolphins: New York Giants).
- Jimmy Buffett in Mobile: Alabama, USA; singer/songwriter...
- Constitution accepted in Taiwan.
- William Claude Dunkenfield (W.C. Fields), American writer/comedian/actor (The Bank Dick, It's A Gift), dies from pneumonia at age 67.
- The first in Europe artificial, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction is initiated within Soviet nuclear reactor F-1.
- The Flamingo Hotel opens on the Las Vegas Strip.
- David Lean's ''Great Expectations'', based on the Charles Dickens novel, and featuring John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Martita Hunt, Alec Guinness, Francis L. Sullivan, Jean Simmons, and Finlay Currie, is released to great acclaim in the UK.