Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Monday, December 25, 2017.

Birthdays

Jesus Christ, Savior, philosopher
1642 Isaac Newton in Grantham, England
1642 Sir Isaac Newton
1887 Conrad Hilton
1893 Robert Ripley
1899 Humphrey Bogart
1907 Cab Calloway
1918 Anwar Sadat, great Egyptian leader.
1918 Anwar Sadat
1924 Rod Serling
1946 Jimmy Buffett
1948 Barbara Mandrell
1949 Sissy Spacek
1954 Annie Lennox
1958 Rickey Henderson

Events

Christmas Day. Peace on Earth, good will towards men.
New Year's Day observed in England before 1068
336 first recorded celebration of Christmas on Dec. 25: in Rome
1066 William the Conqueror was crowned king of England
1776 Washington crosses the Delaware and surprises the Hessians.
1868 Despite bitter opposition, Johnson grants unconditional pardons to everyone involved in the Southern rebellion (the Civil War).
1926 Hirohito becomes Emperor of Japan
1939 Montgomery Ward introduces Rudolph the 9th reindeer

That's all for today.

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