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Importance of 25th December in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 25th December special in the world history.

1983
Death of Joan Miró, Spanish artist .
Spain
1979
The Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in a bid to halt the civil war, support the Marxist government, and protect Soviet interests
1946
Death of W C Fields, American actor
United States
1926
Hirohito became emperor of Japan
Japan
1918
Birth of Anwar el-Sadat, President of Egypt (1970–81), Nobel Prize winner .
Egypt
1908
Birth of Quentin Crisp, British writer (‘The Naked Civil Servant’) .
Great Britain
1907
Andrew Cruickshank born 1907 (died 1988). Actor best known as Dr Cameron in the 150 television episodes of Dr Finlay's Casebook (1962-71).
Great Britain
1896
The official march of the US, 'The Stars and Stripes Forever', was composed by John Philip Sousa.
United States
1883
Birth of Maurice Utrillo, French artist .
France
1176
First Eisteddfod, at Cardigan Castle
Great Britain
1066
William crowned King of England at Westminster
Great Britain
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