December 25: Fun Facts about Today in History

Today in History

Learn about the most noteworthy events and historical facts that occurred on December 25 throughout history. Capricorn is the zodiac sign for December 25. Helena Christensen (1968), Carlos Castaneda (1925), and Annie Lennox were all born on this day (1954).


(December 25, 221 AD)
Sextus Julius Africanus in 221 recognised this day as the birthdate of Jesus, but the exact origin of the date remains a mystery. However, on this day, Christians celebrate Christmas, which commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ. photo source:


(December 25, 1821)
Clara Barton, the American Red Cross's founder, was born in the town of Oxford, Massachusetts. photo source:

(December 25, 1977)
Charlie Chaplin, the British humorous actor and filmmaker, died in Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland. He is widely recognised as one of the most important personalities in motion picture history. photo source:

(December 25, 2006)
"The Godfather of Soul," James Brown, an American singer and composer, died at the age of 73. photo source:

(Died on December 25, 2020)
K. C. Jones, American basketball player and coach (b. 1932).

Written by James

James has always been intrigued by dinosaurs, the universe, technology, and animals. With a Bachelor of Computer Science and years of writing expertise, he joined World Amazing Facts in 2021 as a staff writer.

Our team at World Amazing Facts is committed to verifying the accuracy of our content. It's possible that we'll get something wrong, or that our knowledge may become obsolete. Please let us know if you see any errors in the information provided.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

GIPHY App Key not set. Please check settings

December 16: Fun Facts about Today in History

8 Biggest Zoos in the United States