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December 24 It is the 358th (three hundred and fifty-eighth) day of the year on the Gregorian calendar and the 359th in leap years.

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

December 24 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 563: The Byzantine church Hagia Sophia in Constantinople is rebuilt a second time after being destroyed by an earthquake.
  • 759: Tang Dynasty poet Du Fu leaves for Chengdu, where he is taken in by his friend Pei Di.
  • 1144: the capital of the county of Edessa, falls into the power of Zengi, lord of Mosul and Aleppo.
  • 1294: in Rome, Boniface VIII is elected pope, replacing Celestine V, who had resigned.
  • 1500: in Cephalonia, the Great Captain (Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba) leads an important Hispano-Venetian victory over the Ottoman Empire (taking of Cephalonia).
  • 1521: a fire destroys three quarters of Oviedo.
  • 1536: the Spanish conqueror Sebastián de Belalcázar founds the city of Popayán in the current territory of Colombia.
  • 1591: Felipe II publishes a general pardon for the mutineers and respects the essence of the Aragonese fueros.
  • 1598: in the Kingdom of Chile, Governor Martín García dies after being ambushed by Mapuche forces led by Pelantaro (the Spanish would call this event the Curalaba Disaster).
  • 1603: the Commune of Birth (Chile) is founded.
  • 1680: Morocco and the Netherlands sign a treaty of alliance to promote Moroccan piracy in the Mediterranean against Spain.
  • 1715: Felipe V ratifies his marriage to Isabel de Farnesio in Guadalajara.
  • 1726: the city of Montevideo is declared founded.
  • 1734: a fire destroys the Real Alcázar of Madrid.
  • 1752: the public lighting of the streets with oil lights is experienced for the first time in Spain.
  • 1777: in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the navigator James Cook arrives at the island Kiritimati – also called Isla Navidad – that until 1200 d. C. had been visited for centuries by the Polynesians.
  • 1781: in Vienna – in the presence of Emperor Joseph II of Austria – a piano performance duel takes place between Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Muzio Clementi, of which Mozart was the winner.
  • 1800: in Paris, Napoleon Bonaparte suffers an attack from which he escapes unharmed.
  • 1801: Emperor Franz I of Austria forbids Franz Joseph Gall – brain researcher – from teaching, since his doctrine leads to materialism.
  • 1813: Mexican War of Independence: the Battle of the Lomas de Santa María occurs where the insurgent troops, commanded by José María Morelos are defeated by the Spanish troops of Commander Agustín de Iturbide.
  • 1814: England and the United States sign a treaty in Ghent that ends the Anglo-American War.
  • 1835: in Venezuela, begins the Siege of Puerto Cabello imposed in the Plaza de Puerto Cabello by the constitutionalist forces of José Antonio Páez to the reformist forces commanded by Colonel Pedro Carujo.
  • 1836: Liberal forces commanded by Espartero defeat the Carlists in Luchana (Bilbao).
  • 1851: fire in the Library of Congress of the United States.
  • 1865: the Ku Klux Klan is created in the United States.
  • 1879: slavery is abolished by decree in Cuba.
  • 1884: The first mule tram arrives in Bogotá
  • 1889: in the city of Rosario, Argentina, the Rosario Central Athletic Club is founded.
  • 1905: in the cathedral of Barcelona (Spain), Cardinal Casañas suffers an attack from which he escapes unharmed.
  • 1906: Canadian professor Reginald Aubrey Fessenden makes the first radio broadcast, in which his voice and Handel’s music are heard on ships sailing near the island of Newfoundland.
  • 1907: the Paris Opera decides to wall into one of its walls boxes containing recordings of great singers, so that within two hundred years they will amaze music lovers.
  • 1908: in Paris, President Fallières inaugurates the First Aeronautical Show.
  • 1909: in Belgium, Albert I is crowned king.
  • 1911: in Berlin, a poisoning by methyl alcohol causes the death of 89 people.
  • 1912: in Yubari (on the Japanese island of Hokkaidō) an explosion kills 245 miners.
  • 1914: on the western front – in the framework of the First World War – German and British troops hold a brief, unofficial ceasefire; this event was known as the «Christmas Truce».
  • 1920: in Spain, as a result of the elections held on the 19th, the conservatives win.
  • 1922: in Rome (Italy) the first encyclical of his, Pope Pius XI calls for peace in Italy and in the world.
  • 1924: Albania becomes a republic.
  • 1924: The National Library of Cambodia is created.
  • 1929: in Argentina, the Argentine president Hipólito Yrigoyen suffers an attack from which he escapes unscathed.
  • 1933: near Paris (France) more than 200 people die in a train crash.
  • 1936: in Cuba, Federico Laredo Brú is elected president.
  • 1939: in the framework of World War II, Pope Pius XII appeals for peace at the Rooster Mass (Christmas ritual).
  • 1941: within the framework of World War II, Kuching is conquered by Japanese troops.
  • 1941: in the framework of the Second World War, Benghazi is conquered by the British army.
  • 1942: in North Africa, the French general Giraud assumes the position of high commissioner.
  • 1943: in the framework of World War II, the American general Dwight D. Eisenhower assumes the powers of commander-in-chief of the allied troops.
  • 1950: Spain and the United States resume their diplomatic relations.
  • 1951: Libya becomes independent from Italy.
  • 1959: in the province of Santiago del Estero (Argentina), an armed commando from Uturuncos assaults the police station in the town of Frías.
  • 1968: within the framework of the Apollo Program, the Apollo 8 spacecraft enters orbit around the Moon; they are the first humans to do so.
  • 1969: in the United States, Charles Manson defends himself in the trial for the death of Sharon Tate.
  • 1979: the Soviet Union invades Afghanistan.
  • 1979: First successful launch of the Ariane 1, ESA project.
  • 2004: an earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale shakes the Australian Antarctic Territory.
  • 2009: in Rome, Susana Maiolo attacks Pope Benedict XVI at the Rooster Mass (Christmas ritual).
  • 2010: in Puerto Rico, at 7:42 p.m., an earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale occurs in the middle of the Christmas celebration.
  • 2010: in the province of Manabí (Ecuador), 39 people die in a traffic accident.
  • 2011: In the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Kim Jong-Un is appointed Supreme Leader; Kim Yong Nam confirms him as chairman of the Supreme People’s Assembly five days later.
  • 2014: a commercial plane falls in the Mesa de los Santos area (Colombia), leaving the 7 occupants dead.
  • 2014: The Arms Trade Treaty entered into force.
  • 2017: in Peru, President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski grants a humanitarian pardon to former President Alberto Fujimori, held for 12 years in prison.2
  • 2018: in Coronango (Mexico) a helicopter falls, carrying the governor of the state of Puebla Martha Erika Alonso with her husband Rafael Moreno Valle, who died in the accident.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

December 24 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 3 a. C .: Galba, Roman emperor (f. 69).
  • 1166: John I, King of England between 1199 and 1216 (d. 1216).
  • 1389: John VI of Brittany, French aristocrat (d. 1442).
  • 1456: Đurađ Branković, Serbian king (b.1377).
  • 1473: Juan Cancio, Polish priest and theologian (b.1390).
  • 1508: Pietro Carnesecchi, Italian humanist (d. 1567).
  • 1588: Constance of Habsburg, Polish queen (d. 1631).
  • 1597: Honorato II, Monegasque prince (d. 1662).
  • 1635: Mariana of Austria, queen consort of Spain, second wife of Felipe IV (f. 1696).
  • 1638: Tomás de la Cerda y Aragón, Spanish aristocrat and governor (f. 1692).
  • 1649: Manuel de Solórzano, missionary and Spanish Jesuit (d. 1684).
  • 1679: Domenico Sarro, Italian composer (d. 1744).
  • 1709: Johann Evangelist Holzer, Austro-German painter (d. 1740).
  • 1729: Manuel Abad y Lasierra, Spanish religious (d. 1806).
  • 1740: Anders Johan Lexell, Swedish-Russian astronomer and mathematician (d. 1784).
  • 1745: Benjamin Rush, American physician (d. 1813).
  • 1754: George Crabbe, British poet and naturalist (d. 1832).
  • 1761: Jean-Louis Pons, French astronomer (d. 1831).
  • 1761: Selim III, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1808).
  • 1777: Manuel Salazar y Baquíjano, Peruvian politician and military man (f. 1850).
  • 1781: Joaquín Manuel Fernández Cruzado, Spanish painter (d. 1856).
  • 1782: Charles Hubert Millevoye, French poet (d. 1816).
  • 1784: Elena Pávlovna Románova, heir to the Russian throne (d. 1803).
  • 1786: Gregor MacGregor, Scottish military man (d. 1845).
  • 1787: William of Hesse-Kassel, German aristocrat (d. 1867).
  • 1791: Ernst Ferdinand Nolte, German botanist (d. 1875).
  • 1791: Eugène Scribe, French writer (d. 1861).
  • 1796: Fernán Caballero, Spanish writer (b. 1877).
  • 1798: Adam Mickiewicz, Polish poet and patriot (d. 1855).
  • 1804: Mariano Rivera Paz, Guatemalan politician (d. 1849).
  • 1809: Kit Carson, explorer and American border resident (d. 1868).
  • 1810: Wilhelm Marstrand, Danish painter (d. 1873).
  • 1816: Rafael Martínez Molina, Spanish physician (d. 1888).
  • 1818 – James Prescott Joule, British physicist (d. 1889).
  • 1819: Antonio Trueba, Spanish writer (d. 1889).
  • 1820: Justin Clinchant, French military man (d. 1881).
  • 1821: Gabriel García Moreno, Ecuadorian politician and writer (d. 1875).
  • 1822: Matthew Arnold, British poet (d. 1888).
  • 1822: Charles Hermite, French mathematician (d. 1901).
  • 1824: Peter Cornelius, German composer and poet (d. 1874).
  • 1824: Emmanuel Frémiet, French sculptor (d. 1910).
  • 1825: Gabriel Batllevell i Tort, Spanish master builder (d. 1910).
  • 1829: José Rogel Soriano, Spanish composer (d. 1901).
  • 1831: Manuel del Palacio, Spanish journalist and poet (d. 1906).
  • 1832: Christian Christie, Norwegian architect (d. 1906).
  • 1836: Joaquín Agrasot, Spanish painter (d. 1919).
  • 1837: Cosima Wagner, second wife of Richard Wagner (d. 1930).
  • 1837: Hans von Marées, German painter (d. 1887).
  • 1837: Elizabeth of Bavaria, Austro-Hungarian empress (d. 1898).
  • 1843: Lydia Koidula, Estonian poet (d. 1886).
  • 1845: George I, Greek king between 1863 and 1913 (d. 1913).
  • 1845: Fernand Cormon, French painter (d. 1924).
  • 1845: Alfonso Espínola, Spanish physician (d. 1905).
  • 1846: Manuel Mato Vizoso, Spanish writer and historian (d. 1909).
  • 1854: José María Reina Barrios, President of Guatemala (d. 1898).
  • 1855: Manuel M. Plata, Mexican military (d. 1926).
  • 1858: Eliseo Meifrén y Roig, Spanish painter (f. 1940).
  • 1859: Pedro Antonio Echagüe, Argentine lawyer and politician (d. 1939).
  • 1861: Antonio Rodríguez Martínez (El Tío de la Tiza), Spanish musician and composer (d. 1912).
  • 1862: Manuel Azueta, Mexican sailor (d. 1928).
  • 1863: Delfín Chamorro, Paraguayan pedagogue (d. 1931).
  • 1863: Enrique Fernández Arbós, Spanish musician (d. 1939).
  • 1863: Ljubomir Davidović, Serbian politician (d. 1940).
  • 1864: Manuel González Zeledón (Magón), Costa Rican writer (d. 1936).
  • 1866: Manuel J. Calle, Ecuadorian politician, journalist, writer and historian (d. 1918).
  • 1867: Kantarō Suzuki, Japanese politician (d. 1948).
  • 1868: Emanuel Lasker, German chess player (d. 1941).
  • 1868: Richard Teichmann, German chess player f. 1925).
  • 1869: Henriette Roland Holst, Dutch socialist poet (d. 1952).
  • 1872: Adam Gunn, American decathlete (d. 1935).
  • 1872: Natividad Yarza Planas, Spanish politician (f. 1960).
  • 1873: Emanuel Walberg, Swedish historian (d. 1951).
  • 1876: Francisco Tudela y Varela, politician, lawyer and Peruvian (d. 1962).
  • 1877: Manuel Castro Quesada, Costa Rican politician (f. 1950).
  • 1879: Alexandrina of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, queen consort of Denmark (d. 1952).
  • 1879: Émile Nelligan, Canadian poet and writer (d. 1941).
  • 1879: Joaquín Tena Sicilia, Spanish pediatrician and surgeon (d. 1928).
  • 1880: Enrique García-Rendueles, Spanish writer (d. 1955).
  • 1881: Jan Bronner, Dutch sculptor (d. 1972).
  • 1881: Delfina Bunge, Argentine writer (d. 1952).
  • 1884: Guillermo G. Cano, Argentine politician (d. 1939).
  • 1885: Paul Manship, American sculptor (d. 1966).
  • 1886: Ana Adamuzm, Spanish actress (d. 1971).
  • 1886: Michael Curtiz, Hungarian-American film director (d. 1962).
  • 1886: Bogoljub Jevtić, Yugoslav Prime Minister (d. 1960).
  • 1886: Sergei Pankeyev, Russian aristocrat (d. 1979).
  • 1887: Lucrecia Bori, Spanish soprano (d. 1960).
  • 1887: Louis Jouvet, French actor (d. 1951).
  • 1888: Cèsar Martinell, Spanish architect (d. 1973).
  • 1889: Osmín Aguirre y Salinas, Salvadoran military man (f. 1977).
  • 1889: Antonino Cipolla, Argentine violinist and composer (d. 1969).
  • 1889: Franz Xaver Dorsch, German engineer (d. 1986).
  • 1889: Carl O. Sauer, American geographer (d. 1975).
  • 1891: Tomás Seguí, Spanish politician (d. 1937).
  • 1892: Ruth Chatterton, American actress (d. 1961).
  • 1893: Harry Warren, American composer (d. 1981).
  • 1894: Pedro Carbo, Ecuadorian politician and writer (b. 1813).
  • 1894: Georges Guynemer, French aviator (d. 1917).
  • 1894: Jack Thayer, survivor of the Titanic (d. 1945).
  • 1895: Noel Streatfeild, British writer (d. 1986).
  • 1895: Nikolaus von Vormann, German military man (d. 1959).
  • 1895: Marguerite Williams, American geologist (d. 1991).
  • 1897: Francisco Díaz de León, Mexican cartoonist (d. 1975).
  • 1897: José de Figueroa y Alonso-Martínez, Spanish military and polo player (d. 1920).
  • 1898: Héctor Scarone, Uruguayan soccer player (d. 1967).
  • 1899: Carl Troll, German geographer, botanist and ecologist (d. 1975).
  • 1900: Alfredo Chavero e Híjar, Mexican educator (d. 1980).
  • 1901: Donald Ewen Cameron, British psychologist (d. 1967).
  • 1903: Julián Alfredo, Spanish religious (d. 1934).
  • 1903: Joseph Cornell, American artist (d. 1972).
  • 1904: Joseph Juran Romanian engineer and quality control expert (d. 2008).
  • 1904: Manuel Villar, Argentine anarchist (d. 1972).
  • 1905: Howard Hughes, American businessman, pilot and film producer (d. 1976).
  • 1905: Milt Dunnell, Canadian sports journalist (d. 2008).
  • 1905: Miguel Ángel Zavala Ortiz, Argentine politician (d. 1982).
  • 1906: James Hadley Chase, British writer (d. 1985).
  • 1906: Franz Waxman, German composer (d. 1967).
  • 1907: André Cailleux, French writer (d. 1986).
  • 1907: I. F. Stone, American journalist (d. 1989).
  • 1910: Fritz Leiber, American writer (d. 1992).
  • 1910: Max Miedinger, Swiss printer (d. 1980).
  • 1912: Ramón Carnicer Blanco, Spanish writer (d. 2007).
  • 1913: César Alonso de las Heras, Spanish religious (d. 2004).
  • 1913: Ad Reinhardt, American painter (d. 1967).
  • 1914: Dorothy Hyson, American actress (f. 1996).
  • 1916: Assad Bucaram, Ecuadorian politician (d. 1981).
  • 1916: Lalo Guerrero, Mexican composer (f. 2005).
  • 1916: Héctor Stamponi, Argentine tango composer and pianist (f. 1997).
  • 1917: Kim Jong-suk, North Korean personality (d. 1949).
  • 1918: Jorge Yarur Banna, Chilean businessman (d. 1991).
  • 1918: Óscar Bonilla, Chilean military and politician (d. 1975).
  • 1918: Carlos Coda, Argentine sailor (d. 2004).
  • 1919: Pierre Soulages, French painter and sculptor.
  • 1920: Vittorio Vettori, Italian poet and philosopher (f. 2004).
  • 1921: Jesús Arellano, Argentine philosopher (d. 2009).
  • 1921: Jimmy Clitheroe, British humorist (d. 1973).
  • 1922: Ava Gardner, American actress (d. 1990).
  • 1923: Manuel Quindimil, Argentine politician (f. 2008).
  • 1924: Mohammad Rafi, Indian actor and singer (d. 1980).
  • 1924: Norman Rossington, British actor (d. 1999).
  • 1925: Baldramina Flores, Chilean writer and activist.
  • 1925: Innes Lloyd, British television producer (d. 1991).
  • 1925: Yafa Yarkoni, Israeli singer (d. 2012).
  • 1926: Luis Alberto Costales, Ecuadorian writer and politician (d. 2006).
  • 1926: Juan José Linz, American political scientist (d. 2013).
  • 1927: Mary Higgins Clark, American writer (d. 2020).
  • 1927: Vernon Hilton Heywood, British biologist.
  • 1928: Manfred Rommel, German politician (d. 2013).
  • 1928: Norman Rossington, American actor (d. 1999).
  • 1928: Hugo Serrano Gómez, Colombian politician (d. 2010).
  • 1929: José Carol Archs, Spanish writer.
  • 1929: Lennart Skoglund, Swedish footballer (d. 1975).
  • 1929: Philip Ziegler, British historian and biographer.
  • 1930: Jorge Arguindegui, Argentine military (d. 1997).
  • 1930: Arsenio Iglesias, Spanish soccer player and coach.
  • 1931: Antonio Barbosa Alves, Portuguese cyclist.
  • 1931: Jill Bennett, British actress (d. 1990).
  • 1931: Ray Bryant, American pianist and composer (d. 2011).
  • 1931: Mauricio Kagel, Argentine composer, director and set designer (d. 2008).
  • 1931: Russell Stannard, British physicist.
  • 1933: Francisco Capel, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1934: Enrique Dussel, Mexican academic, philosopher and historian.
  • 1934: Stjepan Mesić, Croatian politician.
  • 1935: Alberto Locati, Argentine actor (f. 2007).
  • 1935: Jesús Antonio Sam López, Mexican politician and lawyer (d. 2010).
  • 1935: Eugenio Chicano, Spanish painter (d. 2019).
  • 1936: María Cuadra, Spanish actress.
  • 1937: Nicolás García Uriburu, Argentine artist and architect.
  • 1937: Félix Miéli Venerando, Brazilian soccer player (d. 2012).
  • 1937: Jaime Alomar, Spanish cyclist.
  • 1938: Manuel Avellaneda Gómez, Spanish painter (f. 2003).
  • 1938: Mesías Maiguashca, Ecuadorian composer.
  • 1939: Herty Lewites, Nicaraguan politician (f. 2006).
  • 1940: Jan Stráský, Czech politician and banker, Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia in 1992 (d. 2019).
  • 1940: Guillermo Jiménez Sánchez, Spanish jurist.
  • 1941: Howden Ganley, New Zealand racing driver.
  • 1941: John Levene, British actor.
  • 1941: Ana Maria Machado, Brazilian journalist, painter, and writer.
  • 1941: Antonio Ojeda Escobar, Spanish politician.
  • 1941: Begoña Palacios, Mexican actress (f. 2000).
  • 1941: Alfonso Espinosa, Ecuadorian journalist.
  • 1942: Diego Jesús Jiménez, Spanish poet, painter and journalist (d. 2009).
  • 1942: Joaquín Sánchez Garrido, Spanish politician.
  • 1943: Alberto Andrade Carmona, Peruvian businessman and politician (d. 2009).
  • 1943: Tarja Halonen, Finnish president.
  • 1943: Robert Kurz, German philosopher, writer and journalist (d. 2012).
  • 1943: Arysteides Turpana, Panamanian poet.
  • 1944: Oswald Thank you, Indian Archbishop.
  • 1944: Daniel Johnson, Jr., Canadian politician.
  • 1944: Woody Shaw, American trumpeter and composer (d. 1989).
  • 1945: Enrique Jackson, Mexican politician.
  • 1945: Lemmy Kilmister, British singer and bassist, of the band Motörhead (d. 2015).
  • 1945: Juan Carlos Salazar del Barrio, Bolivian journalist.
  • 1946: Jan Akkerman, Dutch guitarist, of the Focus band.
  • 1946: Nel Amaro, Spanish writer.
  • 1946: Jesús Antonio Bejarano Ávila, Colombian economist (f. 1999).
  • 1946: Andrew Chi-Chih Yao, Chinese scientist.
  • 1946: Vittorio Giardino, Italian cartoonist.
  • 1946: Manuel González, Spanish actor.
  • 1946: La Chana, Spanish dancer.
  • 1946: Óscar Liera, Mexican playwright (d. 1990).
  • 1947: Miguel Ángel González Suárez, Spanish footballer.
  • 1947: Peter Houseman, British footballer (d. 1977).
  • 1947: Michel Rolland, French winemaker.
  • 1947: Joost Swarte, Dutch illustrator and cartoonist.
  • 1948: Juan Bau, Spanish singer.
  • 1948: José María Covarrubias, Mexican activist (f. 2003).
  • 1948: Edwige Fenech, Italian actress.
  • 1948: Mo Layton, American basketball player.
  • 1948: Gerardo Melgar Viciosa, Spanish bishop and philosopher.
  • 1948: Rafael Román Guerrero, Spanish politician.
  • 1948: Erik Trinkaus, American paleontologist.
  • 1949: Francisco Bartolucci, Chilean politician.
  • 1949: Moncho Borrajo, Spanish actor and comedian.
  • 1949: Beatriz Carvajal, Spanish actress.
  • 1950: Gilberto Alves, Brazilian soccer player and coach.
  • 1950: Mario Ruiz Massieu, Mexican politician (f. 1999).
  • 1951: Jesús Bracamontes, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1952: Christopher Buckley, American writer.
  • 1952: Jesús Cuadrado Bausela, Spanish geographer and politician.
  • 1952: Chucho Merchán, Colombian musician.
  • 1952: Julio Mora, Uruguayan singer.
  • 1953: Wilfried Maria Blum, German sculptor.
  • 1953: Mario Santiago Papasquiaro, Mexican poet (f. 1998).
  • 1954: Georgina Barbarossa, actress, comedian and Argentine television presenter.
  • 1954: Yves Debay, Belgian journalist (d. 2013).
  • 1954: José María Figueres Olsen, Costa Rican politician and engineer.
  • 1954: Gregory S. Paul, American peleontologist.
  • 1955: Luis Auserón, Spanish musician, from the Radio Futura band.
  • 1955: Grand L. Bush, American actor.
  • 1955: Scott Fischer, American mountaineer (d. 1996).
  • 1955: Gary Lachman, American musician.
  • 1956: Irene Khan, Bangladeshi politician.
  • 1956: Jesús Ochoa, Mexican actor.
  • 1957: Hamid Karzai, Afghan president since 2004.
  • 1957: Francisco Muñoz Soler, Spanish writer.
  • 1958: Olívia Byington, Brazilian singer-songwriter and guitarist.
  • 1958: Paul Pressey, American basketball player.
  • 1958: Manuel Enríquez Rosero, Colombian politician.
  • 1958: Janfri Topera, Spanish actor.
  • 1959: Anil Kapoor, Indian actor.
  • 1960: Gustavo Fontán, Argentine film director.
  • 1960: Glenn McQueen, American cartoonist (f. 2002).
  • 1960: Eva Tamargo, American actress.
  • 1960: Fei Xiang, Chinese singer.
  • 1961: Ilham Aliyev, Azerbaijani president since 2003.
  • 1961: Wade Williams, American actor.
  • 1963: Naja Marie Aidt, Danish writer.
  • 1963: Rafael Chaparro Madiedo, Colombian writer.
  • 1963: Eloy M. Cebrián, Spanish writer.
  • 1964: Tod Murphy, American basketball player.
  • 1964: Mark Valley, American actor.
  • 1965: Marcelo Villena Alvarado, Bolivian poet.
  • 1965: Mika Selander, Finnish musician.
  • 1965: Mafalda Veiga, Portuguese singer.
  • 1966: Diedrich Bader, American actor.
  • 1967: Mónica Scapparone, Argentine actress.
  • 1967: Pernilla Wahlgren, Swedish actress and singer.
  • 1968: Javier Echevarría Escribns, Peruvian actor.
  • 1968: Choi Jin-sil, South Korean actress (f. 2008).
  • 1968: Xiomara Rivero, Cuban javelin thrower.
  • 1969: Clinton McKinnon, American musician.
  • 1969: Ed Miliband, British politician.
  • 1969: Mark Millar, British cartoonist.
  • 1969: Humberto Ovelar, Paraguayan soccer player.
  • 1970: Christopher Daniels, American professional wrestler.
  • 1970: Adam Haslett, American writer.
  • 1970: Amaury Nolasco, Puerto Rican actor.
  • 1970: Will Oldham, American actor and singer.
  • 1970: Adriana Riveramelo, Mexican journalist and actress.
  • 1971: Giórgos Alkaíos, Greek singer.
  • 1971: Álex Cabrera, Venezuelan baseball player.
  • 1971: Ricky Martin, Puerto Rican actor and singer.
  • 1972: Richard Dutruel, French footballer.
  • 1972: Betina González, Argentine writer.
  • 1972: Álvaro Mesén, Costa Rican soccer player.
  • 1972: Klaus Schnellenkamp, ​​Chilean-German author.
  • 1973: Grutle Kjellson, Norwegian bassist, of the Enslaved band.
  • 1973: Stephenie Meyer, American writer.
  • 1973: Matt Passmore, Australian actor.
  • 1973: Eddie Pope, American footballer.
  • 1973: Ali Salem Tamek, Moroccan activist.
  • 1973: Dong Liu, Chinese-Spanish athlete.
  • 1974: Cristina Umaña, Colombian actress.
  • 1974: Thure Lindhardt, Danish actor.
  • 1974: Marcelo Salas, Chilean soccer player.
  • 1974: Ryan Seacrest, American television presenter.
  • 1975: Toru Ito, Japanese professional wrestler.
  • 1975: Jaime Ruiz, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1976: Florencia Abbate, Argentine writer and journalist.
  • 1976: Iker Lastra, Spanish actor.
  • 1976: Ángel Matos, Cuban taekwondo practitioner.
  • 1976: Pepe Ocio, Spanish actor.
  • 1976: Alfredo Toxqui, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1977: Dayron Pérez, Colombian soccer player.
  • 1977: Michael Raymond-James, American actor.
  • 1977: Américo, Chilean tropical singer.
  • 1978: Josh Asselin, American basketball player.
  • 1978: Yıldıray Baştürk, Turkish footballer.
  • 1978: Souleymane Diawara, Senegalese footballer.
  • 1978: Carolina Sabino, Colombian singer and actress.
  • 1979: Ben Geurens, Australian actor.
  • 1979: Chris Hero, American wrestler.
  • 1979: Rodrigo Mannara, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1979: Danny Raco, Italian actor.
  • 1980: Stephen Appiah, Ghanaian footballer.
  • 1980: Álvaro Gómez, Chilean actor.
  • 1980: Maarja-Liis Ilus, Estonian singer.
  • 1981: Dima Bilán, Russian singer.
  • 1982: Masaki Aiba, Japanese musician and actor.
  • 1982: Robert Schwartzman, American musician and actor.
  • 1983: Gregor Blanco, Venezuelan baseball player.
  • 1983: Ariel Bogado, Paraguayan soccer player.
  • 1983: Valeria Bringas, Peruvian actress and model.
  • 1983: Irene Fornaciari, Italian singer.
  • 1983: Sayaka Minami, Japanese singer.
  • 1983: Joel Solanilla, Panamanian soccer player.
  • 1983: Alla Lyshafay, Ukrainian footballer.
  • 1984: Yerson Opazo, Chilean soccer player.
  • 1984: Wallace Spearmon, American athlete.
  • 1984: Austin Stowell, American actor.
  • 1984: Rogério Miranda Silva, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1985: Takeshi Minamino, Japanese professional wrestler.
  • 1986: Ana Brenda Contreras, American actress.
  • 1986: Kyrylo Fesenko, Ukrainian basketball player.
  • 1986: Theodor Gebre Selassie, Czech footballer.
  • 1986: Riyo Mori, Japanese dancer and model.
  • 1986: Thomas Peterson, American cyclist.
  • 1986: Satomi Ishihara, Japanese actress.
  • 1987: Matías Cahais, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1987: Antonio Jesús Regal Angulo, Spanish footballer.
  • 1988: Momodou Ceesay, Gambian footballer.
  • 1988: Nikola Mektić, Croatian tennis player.
  • 1988: Simon Zenke, Nigerian footballer.
  • 1988: Kōhei Doi, Japanese footballer.
  • 1989: Carlos Escobar Ortiz, Chilean soccer player.
  • 1989: Gonzalo Verón, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1991: Chila Lynn, Cuban musician.
  • 1991: Louis Tomlinson, singer and British footballer, of the band One Direction.
  • 1991: Eric Moreland, American basketball player.
  • 1992: Melissa Suffield, British actress.
  • 1992: Maksym Malyshev, Ukrainian footballer.
  • 1993: Andrea Cedrón, Peruvian swimmer.
  • 1994: LaShawn Tináh Jefferies, American actress.
  • 1994: Brad Abbott, English footballer.
  • 1995: Lynden Gooch, American footballer.
  • 1998: Declan McKenna, British singer.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

December 24 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 820: Leo V the Armenian, Byzantine emperor (b.775).
  • 1317: Jean de Joinville, French writer (b. 1224).
  • 1453: John Dunstaple, English composer (b.1390).
  • 1524: Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer and navigator (b.1469).
  • 1535: Euricius Cordus, German poet, physician and botanist (b.1486).
  • 1541: Damián Forment, Spanish sculptor (b. C. 1480).
  • 1588: Louis II, Cardinal of Guise, French religious (b. 1555).
  • 1598: Martín García Óñez de Loyola, Spanish conqueror (b. 1549).
  • 1608: Angela Serafina Prat, Spanish nun (b. 1543).
  • 1660: María Enriqueta Estuardo, British aristocrat (b.1631).
  • 1667: John Mylne, British architect (b.1611).
  • 1692: Maria Antonia of Austria, German aristocrat (b.1669).
  • 1707: Noël Coypel, French painter and decorator (b.1628).
  • 1729: Marcantonio Franceschini, Italian painter (b.1648).
  • 1783: Jacobus Cornelius Matthaeus Radermacher, Dutch explorer, botanist, and writer (b. 1741).
  • 1804: Martin Vahl, Norwegian botanist (b. 1749).
  • 1806: Fernando Carlos de Habsburgo-Lorena, Austrian aristocrat (b. 1754).
  • 1813: Go-Sakuramachi, Japanese empress (b.1740).
  • 1816: Manuel Tolsá, Spanish architect and sculptor (b. 1757).
  • 1821: Valentín de Foronda, Spanish economist and writer (b. 1751).
  • 1827: Joseph Collyer, British printmaker (b. 1748).
  • 1834: Agustín García Arrieta, Spanish writer (b. 1768).
  • 1850: Christian Friedrich Hornschuch, German botanist (b. 1793).
  • 1856 – John Ayrton Paris, British physician (b. 1785).
  • 1863 – William Makepeace Thackeray, British writer (b.1811).
  • 1864: Heinrich Hössli, Swiss writer (b. 1784).
  • 1867: José Mariano Salas, Mexican politician and military man (b. 1797).
  • 1868: Adolphe d’Archiac, French naturalist, paleontologist and geologist (b. 1802).
  • 1868: Felipe Pardo y Aliaga, Peruvian writer (b.1806).
  • 1869: Edwin M. Stanton, American lawyer (b.1814).
  • 1871: Luis Viale, Italian businessman (b. 1815).
  • 1872 – William John Macquorn Rankine, British physicist and engineer (b. 1820).
  • 1873 – Johns Hopkins, American philanthropist (born 1795).
  • 1882: Johann Benedict Listing, German mathematician (b.1808).
  • 1884: Philipp von Jolly, German physicist and mathematician (b.1809).
  • 1885: José Víctor Jiménez, Mexican politician (b.1803).
  • 1891: Miguel Payá y Rico, Spanish bishop (b. 1811).
  • 1893: Robert Bentley, British botanist (b.1821).
  • 1893: Emilio Miter, Argentine military man (b. 1824).
  • 1894: José Nicolás Puccio, Argentine businessman (b. 1844).
  • 1895: Leopoldo Laussat, Spanish politician (b. 1838).
  • 1898: Chárbel Makhlouf, Lebanese monk and priest (b. 1828).
  • 1898: Elena Sanz, Spanish opera singer (b. 1849).
  • 1903: Carlos Navarro Rodrigo, Spanish journalist and politician (b. 1833).
  • 1904: Julien Dillens, Belgian sculptor (b. 1849).
  • 1912: Adolfo Büttner, German architect (b.1849).
  • 1914: John Muir, American naturalist (b.1838).
  • 1921: Teresa Wilms Montt, Chilean writer (b. 1893).
  • 1926 – William Wesley Coe, American athlete (b. 1979).
  • 1927: Vladimir Bekhterev, Russian neurologist and psychiatrist (b. 1857).
  • 1927: Alexandre Promio, French filmmaker (b.1868).
  • 1930: Antonio de Orleans y Borbón, Spanish aristocrat (b. 1866).
  • 1933: Lorenzo Tio, American saxophonist (b.1883).
  • 1935 – Alban Berg, Austrian composer (b. 1885).
  • 1935: Ramón Sijé, writer, journalist and Spanish lawyer (b. 1913).
  • 1936: Irene Fenwick, American actress (b. 1887).
  • 1938: Joaquim Francisco de Assis Brasil, Brazilian writer and politician (b. 1857).
  • 1938: Amália Luazes, Portuguese writer (b.1865).
  • 1938: Severiano Martínez Anido, Spanish military man (b. 1862).
  • 1938: Bruno Taut, German architect (b. 1880).
  • 1942: François Darlan, admiral and French politician (b. 1881).
  • 1943: Kurt Gruber, German Nazi politician (b.1904).
  • 1943: Mariano Gutiérrez-Lanza, Spanish meteorologist and astronomer (b. 1865).
  • 1945: Luis Chamizo Trigueros, Spanish writer (b. 1894).
  • 1945: Mariano Holguín, Peruvian priest (b. 1860).
  • 1945: Francisco Pujol, Spanish composer (b. 1878).
  • 1947: Charles Gondouin, French rugby player (b.1875).
  • 1948: Luis Trenova Balharry, Chilean politician (b. 1876).
  • 1950: Anselmo Barreto, Peruvian lawyer and magistrate (b. 1865).
  • 1950: Lev Semionovich Berg, Soviet geographer and biologist (b. 1876).
  • 1953: Carlos Pío de Habsburgo-Borbón, Austrian aristocrat and Carlist pretender to the Spanish throne (b. 1909).
  • 1957: Arturo Barea, Spanish writer (b. 1897).
  • 1957: Ángel Lascurain y Osio, Mexican engineer (b. 1882).
  • 1957: Shūmei Ōkawa, Japanese intellectual (b. 1886).
  • 1957: Norma Talmadge, American actress (b. 1894).
  • 1959 – Edmund Goulding, British film director (b. 1891).
  • 1959: Holger Wederkinch, Danish sculptor (b. 1886).
  • 1961: Luis Nicolau d’Olwer, Spanish politician (b. 1888).
  • 1962: Wilhelm Ackermann, German mathematician (b.1896).
  • 1963: Mariano Arrate, Spanish footballer (b. 1892).
  • 1965: William Marrion Branham, American Reverend (b.1906).
  • 1965: Manuel Gallego Suárez-Somonte, Spanish military (b. 1894).
  • 1966: Gaspar Cassadó i Moreu, Spanish cellist and composer (b. 1897).
  • 1968: Eduardo Cansino, Spanish dancer and actor (b. 1895).
  • 1969: Oswaldo Hercelles García, Peruvian doctor (b.1908).
  • 1969: Seabury Quinn, American writer (b. 1889).
  • 1970: Nikolai Shvérnik, Soviet politician (b. 1888).
  • 1971: Maria Koepcke, German-Peruvian ornithologist (b. 1924).
  • 1972: Jay Allen, American journalist (b.1900).
  • 1972: Melville Ruick, American actor (b.1898).
  • 1973: Gerard Kuiper, American astronomer (b.1905).
  • 1973: Sergei Tschachotin, Soviet microbiologist and sociologist (b. 1883).
  • 1974: Ida Kar, Russian photographer (b.1908).
  • 1974: Adriana Prieto, Brazilian actress (b.1950).
  • 1975: Bernard Herrmann, American composer (b.1911).
  • 1977: Ubaldo Martínez, Uruguayan actor (b.1909).
  • 1977: Salvatore Papaccio, Italian tenor (b.1890).
  • 1977: Juan Velasco Alvarado, Peruvian politician and military man (b.1910).
  • 1977: Samael Aun Weor, Colombian writer (b.1917).
  • 1979: Rudi Dutschke, German student leader (b.1940).
  • 1980 – Karl Doenitz, German admiral (b. 1891).
  • 1982: Louis Aragon, French writer (b. 1897).
  • 1982: Maurice Biraud, French actor (b.1922).
  • 1982: Rafael Rossi, Argentine musician (b. 1896).
  • 1983: Héctor Duvauchelle, Chilean actor (b.1932).
  • 1984: Ian Hendry, British actor (b.1931).
  • 1984: Peter Lawford, British actor (b.1923).
  • 1985: Ferhat Abbas, Algerian politician (b.1899).
  • 1985: James Hadley Chase, British writer (b.1906).
  • 1985: Demetrio Vallejo, Mexican politician (b.1910).
  • 1985: Sara Insúa, Spanish writer and journalist (b.1901).
  • 1986: Gardner Fox, American writer (b.1911).
  • 1987: Joop den Uyl, Dutch politician (b.1919).
  • 1987: Thérèse Bertrand-Fontaine, French physician (b.1895).
  • 1987: Terence Tiller, poet and British radio producer (b.1916).
  • 1988: Mary Cavendish, British aristocrat (b.1895).
  • 1989: Roger Pigaut, French actor and director (b.1919).
  • 1990: Rodolfo Orlandini, Argentine soccer player and coach (b.1905).
  • 1991: Maria Àngels Cardona i Florit, Spanish scientist (b.1940).
  • 1992: Jack Nichols, American basketball player (b.1926).
  • 1992: Peyo, Belgian cartoonist (b.1928).
  • 1992: Faustino Pérez, Cuban politician and doctor (b.1920).
  • 1993: Yen Chia-kan, Chinese politician (b.1905).
  • 1993: Chucho Navarro, Mexican musician (b.1913).
  • 1993: Norman Vincent Peale, American psychologist and writer (b. 1898).
  • 1994: John Boswell, American historian (b.1947).
  • 1994: Rossano Brazzi, Italian actor (b.1916).
  • 1994: Julie Haydon, American actress (b.1910).
  • 1994: John Osborne, British playwright (b.1929).
  • 1995: Carlos Lapetra, Spanish soccer player (d. 1938).
  • 1997: Toshiro Mifune, Japanese actor (b.1920).
  • 1998: José Campillo Sainz, Mexican lawyer and politician (b. 1917).
  • 1999: João Baptista Figueiredo, Brazilian president between 1979 and 1985 (b.1918).
  • 1999: Maurice Couve de Murville, French politician (b.1907).
  • 1999: Tito Guízar, Mexican actor (b.1908).
  • 1999: Grete Stern, German designer and photographer (b.1904).
  • 2001: Robert Leckie, American reporter and writer (b.1920).
  • 2001: Harvey Martin, American football player (b.1950).
  • 2002: Jaime Barylko, Argentine writer, essayist and pedagogue (b. 1936).
  • 2002: Tita Merello, Argentine actress and singer (b.1904).
  • 2002: José Luis Molinuevo, Spanish footballer (b.1917).
  • 2002: Richie Regan, American basketball player (b.1930).
  • 2003: Hugo Argüelles, Mexican playwright (b.1932).
  • 2003: Gustavo Lagos, Chilean lawyer (b.1924).
  • 2004: Fermín de la Sierra, Spanish engineer (b.1912).
  • 2004: José R. Somoza, Nicaraguan military man (b.1914).
  • 2006: Braguinha, Brazilian musician (b.1907).
  • 2006: Kiva Maidánik, historian and Soviet political scientist (b. 1929).
  • 2006: Víctor Puyuelo, Spanish actor and painter (b.1941).
  • 2006: Mirko Sandić, Serbian water polo player and coach (b. 1942).
  • 2006: Frank Stanton, American businessman (b.1908).
  • 2007: Sergio Correa Gac, Chilean priest (b.1915).
  • 2007: Luis Ximénez Caballero, Mexican musician (b.1928).
  • 2008: Samuel Phillips Huntington, American political scientist (b.1927).
  • 2008: Harold Pinter, Nobel Prize in Literature in 2005 (b.1930).
  • 2009: Freddy Artiles, Cuban playwright and puppeteer (b.1946).
  • 2009: Hugo Berly, Chilean soccer player and coach (b.1941).
  • 2009: Rafael Caldera, lawyer, politician and former Venezuelan president (b.1916).
  • 2010: José Orlandis, Spanish historian and jurist (b. 1918).
  • 2010: Orestes Quércia, Brazilian politician (b.1938).
  • 2010: Eino Tamberg, Estonian composer (b.1930).
  • 2011: José Andrés Corral Arredondo, Mexican bishop (b.1946).
  • 2011: Juan García Damas, Spanish writer (b.1915).
  • 2011: Johannes Heesters, Dutch actor and singer (b.1903).
  • 2012: Charles Durning, American actor (b.1923).
  • 2012: Jack Klugman, American actor, protagonist of the series Quincy (b. 1922).
  • 2012: Richard Rodney Bennett, British composer (b.1936).
  • 2012: José Simón Díaz, Spanish bibliographer and philologist (b.1920).
  • 2016: Gil Parrondo, Spanish artistic director winner of two Oscars (b.1921).
  • 2016: Rick Parfitt, British guitarist of the band Status Quo (b.1948).
  • 2018: Martha Erika Alonso, Mexican politician, governor of the state of Puebla (b. 1973).
  • 2018: Rafael Moreno Valle Rosas, Mexican politician, senator of the Congress of the Union (b. 1968).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

December 24 – A Day as Today – Celebrations

  • Worldwide: Christmas Eve
  • Denmark / Norway / Sweden: Juleaften / Julaften / Julafton
  • United States: Feast of the Seven Fishes
  • Finland: Declaration of Christmas Peace
  • Iceland: Aðfangadagskvöld
  • Libya: Independence Day
  • Russia: Military Honor Day
  • Some Jewish Communities: Nittel Nacht.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

December 24 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Dauphin of Bordeaux
  • Saint Gregory of Spoleto
  • Saint Irmina of Trier
  • Saint Metrobius
  • Saint Tarsila of Rome
  • Blessed Bartholomew Maria dal Monte
  • Blessed Paula Elisabet Cerioli.

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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Sagittarius Predictions – Lucky Days and Numbers – Dorian’s Secrets

December 24 – A Day as Today – Zodiac sign

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